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The Waypoint Program (PLEA Community Services Society of BC)

Residential Addictions treatment for male youth between 12-18 years of age. Waypoint is a four month program with 7 beds for adjudicated youth, and 1 bed available for privately funded youth.

WAVAW - Rape Crisis Centre

WAVAW offers a toll-free, confidential 24 hour crisis line that is answered  by empathetic and skilled support workers. Callers can call 24 hours a day to find immediate emotional support. Crisis line support workers are there to listen, to provide non-judgmental support and if needed. They can provide additional information on counselling services available or make referrals to other specialized victim assistance programs and agencies.

Watari Youth Day Treatment Program

This is a  7 week non - residential alcohol and drug treatment program for youth and young adults aged 13 - 24 in the Greater Vancouver area. Our primary goal of the program is to facilitate positive change for at risk children, youth and families through the development and delivery of innovative services.

Watari Women's Support Group

Offers a 24 drop-in centre for recovering alcoholics and addicts who help each other stay free from ALL kinds of drugs. They offer AA & NA meetings, clean and sober dances on Fridays, TV and games lounge, information and referrals...and 24 hour phone service. Also offer meetings in French and Spanish. Individual counselling.

Watari Youth, Family & Community Services

Watari's Youth, Family and Community Alcohol and Drug Counselling services are for children, youth, adults and families primarily in the Downtown Eastside/Strathcona area, who are struggling with their own alcohol and drug use or who are affected by someone else's alcohol and drug use.

Washington Needle Depot

Needle distribution, referrals, support, outreach, alley patrol.

Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter

Call us anytime. We take emergency calls all day and through the night, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We operate a shelter for women and their kids. If you need a safe place to stay in order to escape or prevent an attack, our transition house is available to you. Try not to be isolated from other women who would understand your situation.24 hours/7 days a week. We operate a shelter for women and their kids. If you need a safe place to stay in order to escape or prevent an attack, our transition house is available to you.

Volunteer Vancouver

Call ahead, you must make an appointment. Provides information on volunteer opportunities in Vancouver.

Vinery Program

Treatment Centre

Victim Services

For assistance in connecting to a Victim Service Worker in your area call:VictimLink BC 1 800 563-0808Toll free anywhere in B.C. or Yukon, 24 hours a day, 7 days a weekConfidential and anonymousMultilingual and TTY accessible


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.

VGH Dental Clinic – Diamond Health Care Centre

Basic Dentistry - Must be 17 years or older. Please call each facility for appointment times and hours of service. Ask if the facility offers reduced fees.

Vancouver Friends For Life Society

FFL serves as a catalyst to enhance wellness of individuals living with a life threatening illness by providing complementary and alternative health and support services. We provide free-of-charge support services such as massage, counselling, social/nutritional support and naturopathic clinics.

VENTURES/Employment Services - United Native Nations

Career and job search for Aboriginal peoples.

Vancouver Community Mental Health

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.

Vancouver Community College - VCC

Drop-In or call to get more information. You can get cheap haircuts, food, and baking.*Note: Some services are only offered during school terms.Haircuts: 9:00 am - 11:00 am & 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm   5 days a weekCafeteria: breakfast 7:30 am - 9:00 am,lunch 11:30 am - 1:00 pm,dinner 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 5 days a weekCall for information on courses and Learning Centre Programs

Vancouver Youth Services - Ministry of Children and Families

Drop-in or phone in service for youth under 19 that offers child protection, youth agreements, mental health and drug and alcohol counselling.

Vancouver Women's Health Collective

Information and referral centre on women's health issues. They have a directory of doctors, holistic practitioners and therapists. They have a library on women's health issues and extensive health files on a variety of topics.

Vancouver School Board - High School Completion for Adults

Roberts Education Centre - 1666 Comox St. 604-713-5752  www.roberts.vsb.bc.caGathering Place Education Centre - 609 Helmcken St. 604-257-3850  www.gathering.vsbeducation.caDowntown East Education Centre - 101/105 Powell St. 604-713-5760  Main Street Education Centre - 4th floor, 333 Terminal Ave. 604-713-5731www.hastings-ec.vsb.bc.caSouth Hill Education Centre - 6010 Fraser


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