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Education - Alternate Schools

Welfare - Emergency Services - (after hours)

A mental illness may affect people of any age or background. Vancouver Community Mental Health Services offers help and hope for people who have a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, severe depression, behavioural disorders and severe dementia. Services are provided through eight multidisciplinary mental health teams, hospitals, and a variety of specialized services, including some that are partnerships with other care providers.


A toll-free, province-wide telephone service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, is accessible by TTY (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) and provides interpretation services for all the major languages spoken in British Columbia.  VictimLINK operators provide information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence.

Tumanos Program

The Sto:lo Youth Healing Centre is and eight bed co-ed facility. We provide a treatment program for aboriginal youth as a condition of their Probation Order. The term for treatment is 4 to 6 months depending on youth's progress.

Three Voices of Healing Society

42 Residential Treatment Centre.

Survivors of Incest Anonymous - (SIA)

Self help support group for women who are survivors of incest or childhood sexual abuse.


S.U.C.C.E.S.S. delivers service in five major areas: social services, employment services, business and economic services, training and education services, and health services.

Street Connect

Find a wide range of information for and about homeless and street-involved youths. Information includes summeries of current research, information and resources for youths on everything from health issues to artistic expression,  and links and resources for: policy makers, the public, healthcare providers and youth service providers.

South Hill Public Library

Counselling, workshops and alcohol and drug awareness, parent education, peer groups and support groups, referrals and presentations are offered.

Riley Park Public Library

Car 87 teams a Vancouver Police constable with a registered nurse or a registered psychiatric nurse to provide on-site assessments and intervention for people with psychiatric problems.  

Provincial Adult Criminal Court

Call ahead or drop in for information. If you are inquiring about an upcoming case, make sure you have the criminal charge and the full name of the person charged. They can give you the date, time, and the place of the trial over the phone. If you are inquiring about the charges that are going to be laid against someone, ask for the prosecutor in charge approval. Provides information on upcoming cases and bail conditions, as well as information on the scheduling of upcoming trials.

Genesis South

Call or drop in for more information. They offer an outreach program, pre-natal education, community kitchen, dinner night, a drop in lunch on Fridays, and a day program with parenting, lifeskills and support for moms 22 and under and dads 25 and under.

Genesis North East

Gathering place / Education Centre

Genesis Broadway

Gathering place\Education centre

Gateway Alternative Program (G.A.P.)

The NWHC offers affective-based, culturally appropriate programming for Aboriginal People struggling with multi-addictions. Emphasis is on empowering the participants to process past abuse issues that serve as catalysts for substance abuse. This is accomplished primarily within the protection of the Sacred Circle.

Fresh Start Senior Hastings Education Centre

Safe House is a voluntary seven-day co-ed residential program for youth aged 16 - 18 years who are absent from home and street-involved or in danger of becoming so. Safe House also accepts parenting teens. The program has access to support services for assistance in finding accommodations, education, and work. It provides referrals for addiction issues, pregnancy, legal problems, medical concerns/care cards, and advocacy with the Ministry of Children and Family Development and issues relating to income assistance.


Fully staffed intensive day/evening crystal meth treatment program. The queer men's groups run on Monday and Friday evenings, from 6:30 - 8:30 pm, and a family component on Wednesdays from 6:00 - 7:30 pm.

East Side

Transit Customer Information - 7 days a weekFare Dealer - Fares/Tickets & Passes (604) 453-4490Lost Property - Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm @ Stadium SkyTrain Station, 590 Beatty St. 604-682-7887

Eagle High

the Gathering Place (609 Helmcken Street, Vancouver), serve food in Seymour Street parking lot at 7:30 pm.

Directions - Family Services of Greater Vancouver

The Housing Support program at Directions assists homeless youth aged 18 years and under in securing safe and affordable housing. In addition to assisting with housing needs, housing workers also work with the youth to develop the life skills necessary to maintain housing, as well as any other resource planning. Additional support if offered to youth aged 19 - 24.

Byng Satellite

Alternate School


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