Child Tax Benefit/BC Family Bonus Information

Jessie's Hope Society is BC's only nonprofit, volunteer, grass roots organization providing prevention, education, support, training, and research in building resiliency in our children, youth and adults by focusing  on the individual's inner strength an innate wellness thereby naturally supporting healthy self-esteem and body image. We offer training to teachers, counsellors, community professionals and parents to implement our resiliency program Celebrating EveryBODY. In grades 4, 5, & 6 classrooms around the province of British Columbia.

Chee Mamuk Aboriginal Program - BC Centre for Disease Control

Chee Mamuk provides culturally appropriate HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infection education and training for Aboriginal people in BC.

Champlain Heights Public Library

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.

Champlain Heights Community Centre

The FBCYICN is a provincial non-profit organization driven by youth in and from government care (ages 14-24 yrs). They provide peer support, education about the rights of youth in care, and systematic advocacy as well as assisting with the development of community abused local networks for youth in and from care. (Care includes social services, youth justice and mental health services).

Centre for Concurrent Disorders - Youth Program (formerly Dual Diagnosis)

The Centre for Concurrent Disorders -Youth Program is designed for young people 12 - 24 years of age who are experiencing a mental health issue and a substance use concern.Assessment and treatment of both mental health and substance useOutreach - we see youth in their surroundingsEducation about the illnessFamily member may also be involved.

Centre for Cocurrent Disorders (formerly Dual Diagnosis)

The program is based in the community giving support to people who have issues with alcohol and drug misuse, and who also have a mental illness.The Adult Program offers:-assessment and treatment of both mental health and substance use-group treatment-one-to-one counselling-family counselling

Cedar Walk

EducationFirst Nations Programs

Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House

Neighbourhood House

Commercial Drive Youth Clinic

For 25 yrs and younger. No Care Card Needed. Birth Control and Emergency Contraceptive. Pregnancy Options Counselling. STI Testing/Treatment, Pap Tests.- Description of ServicesSTI Testing/Screening, STD Treatment, HIV Testing/Screening.

Carnegie Community Centre Cafeteria

Hot meals, soups, sandwiches, baked goods, free filtered water or $1.00 bottled water.Holiday meals - look for sign in centre.Breakfast (7 days a week) 9:00 am - 11:15 am $1.75Lunch (7 days a week) 12:00 pm  - 4:00 pm $1.75     Dinner (7 days a week) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm $3:00  Saturday dinner $ 2:50

Catholic Charities Men's Hostel

102-bed emergency shelter for transient and destitute men. Admitting hours are 4 pm to 11:30 pm nightly, and shelter must be vacated by 7:30 am. Food voucher included. Admission by referral from MEIA.

CART (Child and Adolescent Response Team)

Provides urgent response to mental health-related crises involving school-age children and youth, and their families. Provides short-term therapy, resources, and referral coordination; psychiatric assessment also available. Service offered on weekdays only.

Carnegie Public Library

The British Columbia Persons With Aids Society (BCPWA Society) is dedicated to empowering persons living with HIV disease and AIDS through mutual support and collective action. It is Western Canada's largest AIDS organization with a membership of more than 4,400 HIV-positive individuals. Unique among major HIV/AIDS agencies in Canada, BCPWA Society's Board of Directors is composed entirely of HIV-positive members. The Society provides support and advocacy services, treatment information and volunteer opportunities for its diverse members.

Carnegie - Street Program

Ages 19-24 but will provide service to all.

YWCA Career Zone

The Career Zone is a free employment centre for jobseekers 15-30 years of age located in downtown Vancouver.  We provide resources and advice to get a job!- Drop-in computer lab w/Internet- One-on-one assistance to find a job- Job Search Workshops- 2-day Career Exploration Workshop- Job Postings and Hiring Fairs- Help with resumes and interviews- Phone, photocopier & fax services- Referral to job search rograms- Work experience programs- Services in English & French

Care Card - Medical Services Plan of BC

Transition House 24/7. Helping Spirit Lodge Society is a Family Violence Centre. We have six programs: SPIRIT LODGE Transition House, SPIRIT WAY Second Stage Housing, RECLAIMING OUR SPIRIT (community resource centre), E.A.G.L.E. Spirits Parenting Program,CHOICES Pre-Employment  Bridging Program and the BERNIE WHITEFORD MEMORIAL WELLNESS CENTRE. Kingsway Sierra Social Housing.Visions & Decisions - CHOICES Pre-employment Bridging Program -  a 16 week pre-employment program for Aboriginal women age 19 and up, on social assistance.

Canadian Mental Health Association

We believe in the idea that people can recover from mental illness when they play an active and empowered role in their journey.


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