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Detox Services

Creekside Detox Management (Fraser Health)
Provides withdrawal management services, which include assessment, counselling, medical and nursing care, and preparation for rehabilitative programs. Also offers Daytox, a medically monitored, group-based day program providing withdrawal management for individuals who do not require intensive residential withdrawal management. Services available for people age 14 and over.
(604) 587-3755

Family Services of Greater Vancouver (FSGV) Youth Detox
Community-based detox service for youth aged under 21
Intake line: 1-866-658-1221 (9 am – 7:45 pm daily)
After hours intake: 1-877-872-4349z

Youth Addictions Counsellors

Free, confidential and non-judgmental drug and alcohol counselling for youth aged 13-24 and their families. Contact your nearest Community Health Centre (CHC) Addictions Team:

NEXUS (Boys and Girls Club of Greater Vancouver)
Substance Abuse Counselling and Outreach Program for youth aged 12-24
550 Cambie Street

Odyssey II (Boys and Girls Club of Greater Vancouver)
Substance Abuse Counselling Program for youth aged 12–24 and their families

Urban Native Youth Association (UNYA)
Outreach, counselling, drop-in, school support, prevention services and more
1618 East Hastings Street

Outreach, counselling services, and more

Richmond Addiction Services
Outpatient and outreach counselling, including assessment and referral services for youth and families

Interior Health Addiction Services

Vancouver Island Youth and Family Addiction Services

Parent Resources

Parents Together (Boys and Girls Club of Greater Vancouver)
Professionally supported, mutual support/self help program for parents of teens aged 12–18
7595 Victoria Drive

Parent Support Services of BC
Promote healthy family relationship by supporting children, parents and others in a parenting role in BC communities

Provides support for all family members and friends. Works to create an environment of understanding so our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered children can live with dignity and respect

Provides the knowledge and tools for British Columbians to keep our children and youth safe online

F.O.R.C.E. Society
Mandate is to support and empower families and work collaboratively with professionals and systems in understanding and meeting the mental health needs of families

Moms Stop The Harm

Non-Residential Treatment

DEWY Program
Assists youth ages 13 through 18 who are working to overcome substance use issues. The goal of the program is to help youth reduce or abstain from substance use through intensive group counselling and activities.

VCH Youth Day Treatment Program

Residential Treatment

Last Door Youth Program (male only)
New Westminster, BC

The Daughters & Sisters Program
For young women ages 12 –18 on probation
Surrey, BC

For young men ages 12 – 18 on probation only
Surrey, BC

Osprey Program
For youth ages 13 – 18 on probation only
Kamloops, BC

Nenqayni Wellness Centre
Williams Lake, BC

Spirit Bear Center (female)
Abbotsford, BC

Keremeos, BC

Prince George, BC

Carlile Centre
Short term, inpatient centre for youth ages 13-18 struggling with mental health and substance use.
North Vancouver, BC

Support Recovery

VYSRP-Sequoia and Alder House

The homes provide a temporary (up to six months) post-detox, residential, substance-free setting for youth and young adults 16-24. Transitional services are provided in a community setting and may include dedicated stabilization beds and/or transition beds. Transition supports are provided to individuals who may be transitioning into or out of a residential or withdrawal management bed.

Self-Help Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous 604-434-3933
Narcotics Anonymous 604-873-1018
Alateen & Al-Anon 604-688-1716

Resources for Schools

Visit the school program site for recommended resources for schools and caregivers/families.

GLBTQ+ Resources

Trans Care BC
An anonymous and confidential free service for anyone living in BC who has a transgender health questions.
604-734-1514 or 1-866-999-1514 (BC only)

BC’s Queer Resource Centre
Prideline, information, referral and peer support
1170 Bute Street
604-684-5307 or 1-800-566-1170

GAB Youth Services
Gab is a cool place where youths can kick back and talk with friends. It’s also a great place to meet people that have similar questions about sexual orientation or gender identity.

PRISM LGBTQ2S Substance Use Services

Other Resources

For help finding community resources in the Lower Mainland. Dial 211 on on your phone.

Toward the Heart
Harm Reduction resources including Naloxone training and overdose prevention information and services.
Online chat crisis support

Alcohol & Drug Info & Referral (24/7)
604-660-9382 or 1-800-663-1441

24-Hour Vancouver Crisis Line

Text the Crisis Line

Kids Help Phone
Resource for youth in BC who have or are about to transition out of government care

Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks 

Watari Survival Manual

Alcohol Drug Education Service of BC

Canadian Center on Substance Abuse

Justice for Girls

Youth resource centre — employment, health, education, life skill and support with housing.

Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks
Dedicated to the promotion and development of local groups run by and for youth in and from government care
604-527-7762 or 1-800-565-8055

Problem Gambling Help Line
24 hour toll-free 1-888-795-6111

Kelty Resource Centre
Resource Centre is a free, all-inclusive resource centre helping BC children, youth and their families to find the resources in dealing with mental health and substance use issues
604-875-2084 or 1-800-665-1822

Free, confidential support services for youth aged 13-18 at risk of being sexually exploited.