Entre Nous Femmes Housing Society

Subsidized housing, offered for primarily single parent families. For applications to go on ENF’s Waiting List, you may download an application from our website and mail it directly to ENF, or if you would like us to send you an application, please send a self addressed, stamped envelope to the Society’s head office.Entre Nous Femmes Housing Society#21-3550 S.E. Marine DriveVancouver, BC V5S 4R3

English Bay Youth Health Centre

For 25 yrs and younger. No Care Card Needed. Birth Control and Emergency Contraceptive. Pregnancy Options Counselling. STI Testing/Treatment, Pap Tests.  Pregnancy Testing, Birth Control, HIV/STD Testing, General Health Concerns, Health Information, Counselling.

Emotions Anonymous (EA)

Support group for people needing to achieve and maintain emotional, psychological, and spiritual health. Based on the 12-step philosophy of AA. Call for information on meetings held in Vancouver.

Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver

The Elizabeth Fry Society is an accredited, community-based organization with over 65 years of experience in reaching out to women and youth involved in the criminal justice system.We provide housing, support and counselling for women, youth and children to help them improve their lives.We partner with community and government bodies to create programs and services that help build healthy and safe communities for all.

Eastside Family Place

*Emergency childcare available

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.

Dug Out

Drop-in social centre for all ages. Features a reading room with TV and games. There is a coffee and soup line 7:15 am Monday to Saturday, and 8:15 am Sundays and holidays. Drop-in hours are 8:30 am to 10:00 pm Monday to Saturday, and 10:00 am to 10:00 pm Sundays and holidays

Job search, social services support, foodbank, social services for women & immigrants, translation & interpretation. Internet, fax and telephone. Community based activities, movie nights, meals and cultural celebrations.

D-Talks Youth Detox Line

Centralized access for youth detox (withdrawal management) services.Community resources in the Downtown Eastside data base.

Dr. Peter Centre

In B.C., more people than ever are living with HIV/AIDS and many are increasingly ill. Dr. Peter Centre is the only HIV/AIDS Day Health Program and 24-hour Care Residence in B.C. It offers care and support to improve the overall health of people most in need. The centre's innovative programs rely on both donor and government funding to serve the growing need for HIV/AIDS care in our communities.

Driver’s Licence

You must be at least 16 yrs of age. If you are under 19, you must have a parent or guardian’s consent. You must bring in a birth certificate and another piece of ID. When you go to the office, you will be required to take your “learners licence test” which involves an eye test, a road sign test and a knowledge test. This costs $15.00 and an additional $10.00 for picture ID. This licence is good for 12 months. After 6 months, you can apply to take two road tests, and if you pass, you will receive your driver's licence (class 7 - novice).

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.


Pre-recorded tape messages offering practical information on the law.

DEYAS Youth Detox

Residential Withdrawal Management Program for youth 13-21 years of age. Youth can stay up to seven days and the resource is staffed 24 hours a day. Also provides counselling, referrals, transitional support, social and recreational activities, life skills training and harm reduction information.

DEYAS - Downtown Eastside Youth Activities Society

Eastside Youth FestivalNeedle Exchange and Disposal & Pick-UpChanging lives will - Change the FutureCommunity Education & PreventionYouth Street Outreach & ReconnectVoice of the Streets Magazine & Street Sales

Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre - DEWC

Drop-in centre for women and children who live in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. Provides basic needs such as hot lunches, showers, mailing address, telephone access as well as advocacy, outreach, victims services and skills development. The centre is open 7 days per week including all statuary holidays. No referral necessary.

Downtown Eastside Resident’s Association (DERA)

DERA is an organization of residents working towards improving the living conditions in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.DERA organizes around issues of concern to the community as well as providing housing, advocacy, and community support programs and services. DERA assists neighbourhood residents with welfare rights issues, pensions, Employment Insurance, and income tax preparation.DERA also provides information and assistance for those seeking accommodation in the neighbourhood, and advocacy in residential tenancy disputes.

Dental Health Program

Dental services for children who do not have a dentist or dental health coverage.

Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House - (DTES NH)

Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society (VACFSS) is a non profit society providing delegated (Guardianship, Residential Resources and Aboriginal Intake and Family Services) and non-delegated (Family Preservation and Reunification) services to Aboriginal children and families in the Greater Vancouver area. VACFSS helps urban Aboriginal children, youth and families become stronger through culturally actualized programs and support.


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