Healthy youth

Here is a list of free information, tools, and resources to help teens make safe and healthy choices, and form lasting relationships with mentors and peers.

HealthLink BC Teen Health

Get information about issues that matter to teens - from acne to depression - and learn how to make healthy decisions, with tips and advice from the Province of BC.

Vancouver Coastal Health youth

Vancouver Coastal Health offers prevention, counseling, detox, and treatment for substance abuse, and  free drop-in youth clinics.

Sexuality and U

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC) Sexuality and U website provides accurate, credible, and up-to-date information on sexual health.

Options for Sexual Health (Opt)

Get complete, unbiased information on all your reproductive choices, and find reliable, non-judgemental sexual health services and support. 

The Government of Canada's National Anti-Drug Strategy

Did you know that drugs can have a negative impact on your health? Do you know how specific drugs affect your brain or impair your personality? Get the facts about drugs, on this Government of Canada website.

Night Hoops Basketball

Night Hoops basketball is a program that creates a safe and healthy environment for inner city Vancouver and Burnaby teens to escape to during the weekend. 

Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC

The Boys and Girls Club of South Coast BC provides a wide range of social, health, educational, and recreational services, to help young people grow and develop.

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver is a community-based organization that offers friendship-based mentoring programs for boys and girls.

Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland

Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland is committed to enhancing the confidence, self-esteem, and well-being of girls, through supportive relationships with female mentors.

SoGo Active

SoGo Active was created to help youth challenge themselves and their friends to get moving.


Youthink is a monthly magazine written by teens, for teens. Each month, Youthink's hundreds of student journalists write about what teens want to know most, all with a teen slant.

Find centres, groups, services, and programs for youth


BC211's "Redbook" is a complete online directory of programs and services in Vancouver for youth.

Red Book Online

Visit the online portal for Vancouver's youth


Visit the VancouverYouth web portal to get involved with the community and interact with City Hall.

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