SUCCESS is a multi-service agency with a mandate to promote the well-being of all Canadians and immigrants. Services are delivered in five major areas: social services, employment services, business & economic development services, training & education services, and health services. They also run a Chinese Help Line in Mandarin & Cantonese.
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Peak House is a 10-week, co-ed residential program for youth (13-18) who are ready to challenge the effects of substance misuse in their lives. Provided by Pacific Youth & Family Services.
The Youth Centre is a drop?in centre in Millenium Place that hosts activities for youth 13?18, with games, internet access and much more.
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre is a provincial resource centre working to link children, youth and their families with appropriate resources in all areas of mental health and addictions. In addition, as spiritual successors to the Eating Disorder Resource Centre of BC, the centre also provides information and referrals to adults with eating disorders.
Directions Youth Services Centre is a drop-in centre for street-entrenched youth, with programs ranging up to 24 years old. Services include hot meals, showers, laundry, one-on-one workers, employability training and Dusk2Dawn, an evening peer support program.
ACFSS provides a wide range of delegated and non-delegated services to help urban Aboriginal children and families. These services currently fall within five departments: Foster Care, Guardianship, Residential Resources, Family Preservation & Reunification, and Child Protection. Program work to support children and families in overcoming their challenges and staying connected to their cultures.
Dedicated to the promotion and development of local groups run by and for youth in and from government care. Primary functions of these local groups are: giving support, friendship, self-help, information and representation of youth in and from government care.
WAVAW is a feminist organization that works for the prevention and eradication of all forms of violence against women through the provision of services: a 24-hour crisis line, hospital accompaniment, Aboriginal outreach & counselling, individual and group support counselling, and victims services.
SAFER provides counselling and support to people who are feeling suicidal or who have attempted suicide, people who have lost someone to suicide and education and support for people concerned about someone who is suicidal.
An anonymous and confidential free service for anyone living in BC who has a transgender health question, available by phone, e-mail or in-person. Assists in gender identity development; gender-variance in children and adolescents; standards of care for youth undergoing gender transition; programs for children of gender-variant parents; and risk assessment.