Vancouver Services

A Framework for Action: A Four Pillar Drug Approach to Drug Problems in Vancouver

vancouver.ca/fourpillars/pdf/Framework.pdf

Booklet produced by the City of Vancouver explains the Four Pillars approach of the drugs strategy. Available in both English and Chinese.
Lower Mainland area, British Columbia

(updated Jun 20-09)

BC211

www.bc211.ca/

All Ages, Referrals, Outreach

Call 211 to speak with someone 24/7. They will provide information and referrals to community, social, and government agencies offering health and social services across Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and Squamish-Lillooet Regional Districts. You can also browse their online directory. Formerly known as Information Services Vancouver - The Red Book.
Lower Mainland area, British Columbia
211 TTY: 604-875-0885
Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

(updated Oct 29-10)

Broadway Youth Resource Centre

www.pcrs.ca/service-resource-centres/broadway-youth-resource-centre-2/

Ages 13 to 24 years old. Provides a drop-in resource room and access to wide variety of programs and services for youth, including housing, employment, education, and mental health and addiction counselling services.
2455 Fraser Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, V5T 0E6
604-709-5720     Fax: 604-709-5721
Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

(updated Oct 20-16)

D’Talks - Youth Detox Line

Call 604-658-1221 or 1-866-658-1221 for detox information. Helps youth aged 21 and under find community-based detox services. Service provided by the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.
Lower Mainland area, British Columbia

(updated Jun 10-09)

Directions Youth Services Centre Addictions Counselling Program

directionsyouthservices.ca/

Outpatient, Assessments, Referrals, Dual Diagnosis, Individual Counselling, Relapse Prevention and Education Services, Follow-up Care Provided

Provides drug and alcohol counselling to homeless and at-risk youth aged 24 and under who are pre or post detox. Addictions counsellors also assist youth with life skills development, and provide group and recreational opportunities.
1138 Burrard St
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6Z 1Y7
604-633-1472 or 1-866-249-6884     Fax: 604-633-1473
Contact: Family Services of Greater Vancouver .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

(updated Oct 20-16)

Greater Vancouver Shelter Society

www.gvss.ca/

All Ages, Outpatient, Referrals

Lists shelters in Vancouver, including those catering specifically to youth. Directory provides contact information, lists services provided (bed, food, shower...) along with conditions for entry (age, referrals, level of sobriety...)
Lower mainland area, British Columbia

(updated Oct 20-16)

Helping Hands : Resource Manual for Native Youth, 3rd ed

www.unya.bc.ca/downloads/helping-hands.pdf

Publication of the Urban Native Youth Association. 2007. Lists organizations providing services to youth. Includes information on drop-in centres, safehouses, shelters, food & laundry, legal services, healthcare, education...
Lower Mainland area, British Columbia

(updated Jun 10-09)

Odyssey Il - Substance Abuse Services for Youth and Families

www.bgc-gv.bc.ca/content.asp?L=E&DocID=45

Outpatient, Assessments, Referrals, Individual, Group and Family Counselling, Relapse Prevention and Education Services

Uses a harm reduction model to work with youth and their families.
2875 St George St
Vancouver, British Columbia, V5T 3R8
604-879-8853     Fax: 604-879-6133
Contact: Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vancouver .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

(updated Jul 6-09)

Pacific Community Resources Society

www.pcrs.ca

All Ages, Outpatient, Assessments, Referrals, Individual, Group and Family Counselling, Anger Management, HIV/Aids Support, Relapse Prevention and Education Services, Outreach, Chemical Dependency Assessments, Follow-up Care Provided

Provides special education, employment, addiction counselling and prevention services, housing search support, and cultural enrichment for children, youth, adult and families.
201 – 2830 Grandview Hwy
Vancouver, British Columbia, V5M 2C9
604-412-7950     Fax: 604-412-7951
Contact: Head Office .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

(updated Jul 15-09)

PLEA Community Services Society of BC

www.plea.ca

Outpatient, Inpatient, Residential Treatment, Assessments, Referrals, Individual, Group and Family Counselling, Anger Management, Crisis Intervention, Pre-natal Support, FAS/FAE Support, HIV/Aids Support, Detoxification and Withdrawal Management Services, Relapse Prevention and Education Services, ADIS Alcohol & Drug Information School, Outreach, Follow-up Care Provided

Offers a number of programs for youth who are at significant risk and are involved in the justice, social service and health systems. These include detox, supportive recovery, and specialized residential care.
3894 Commercial St
Vancouver, British Columbia, V5N 4G2
604-871 0450     Fax: 604-871 0408
Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

(updated Jun 10-09)

Supported Recovery (PLEA)

www.plea.ca/our-services/addiction#supported recovery

Inpatient, Individual Counselling, Detoxification and Withdrawal Management Services, Relapse Prevention and Education Services, Follow-up Care Provided

Ages 21 and under. Provides 28-day residential placement for youth needing a transitional home to continue addiction treatment services. Residence is with a specialized PLEA Family Caregiver who can help access treatment services, prepare for independent living, help obtain employment and other support services. Referrals to this program are made through an addiction counsellor with Vancouver Coastal Health.
Lower Mainland area, British Columbia
604.708.2616
Contact: Kim Germann, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

(updated Dec 2-10)

Vancouver Community - Addiction Services

www.vch.ca/community/addictions.htm

List addiction services available to both youth and adult in Vancouver.
Lower Mainland area, British Columbia

(updated Jul 6-09)

Youth Detox (PLEA)

www.plea.ca/our-services/addiction#youth detox

Inpatient, Residential Treatment, Assessments, Referrals, Dual Diagnosis, Individual Counselling, Detoxification and Withdrawal Management Services, Relapse Prevention and Education Services, Follow-up Care Provided

Ages 16 and under. Provides community-based, non-medical detox services for youth residing in the Vancouver Coastal Health Region. This is a residential, voluntary-admission program. Maximum length of stay is ten days. Referrals may be made by schools, doctors, and other agencies or directly by the young person.
Lower Mainland area, British Columbia
604.708.2616
Contact: Kim Germann, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

(updated Dec 2-10)

Youth Detox Services

www.fsgv.ca/programpages/youthservices/youthdetox.html

Inpatient, Residential Treatment, Assessments, Referrals, Dual Diagnosis, Individual Counselling, Pre-natal Support, Detoxification and Withdrawal Management Services, Relapse Prevention and Education Services, Follow-up Care Provided

"The Youth Detox Services program is a voluntary-admission program which provides residential alcohol and drug detox and follow-up services for street-involved youth between the ages of 13 to 21."
Lower Mainland area, British Columbia
604-872-4349 or toll-free 1-877-872-4349
Contact: Family Services of Greater Vancouver http://www.fsgv.ca/contact/contactform.php?id=95

(updated Jul 6-09)

Youth Outreach Service

www.vch.ca/locations-and-services/find-health-services/?program_id=1814

Outpatient, Assessments, Referrals, Dual Diagnosis, Individual Counselling, Outreach

Ages 13 to 24 years old. Harm reduction model of care.
200 - 550 Cambie St
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 2N7
604.688.0551     Fax: 604.688.0553

(updated Oct 20-16)