BC Kids Help Phone (for teens)
Youth Self Sufficiency supports youth ages 18 or 19 as they transition into adulthood by increasing financial capacity, employability and self reliance. The program offers youth a one to one advisor to support youth with their goals and action plans; financial exploration and budgeting; weekly drop-ins; group workshops such as Ready to Rent and Money Skills; and networking and creating community connections. This program runs out of Burnside Gorge Community Centre.
Neighbourhood Houses and Community Agencies – The following organizations have been contracted by the Ministry of Child and Family Development to have Youth and Family Outreach Workers. These workers are available to help support youth and their caregivers between the ages of 12-18 with social, emotional and behavioural issues. Please contact the worker in your area.
Blanshard Community Centre – Blanshard, Hillside and Downtown Areas
Burnside Gorge Community Centre – Burnside Gorge, Esquimalt and Downtown Areas
Esquimalt Neighbourhood House – Esquimalt
Victoria Youth Empowerment Society – Downtown
The James Bay Community Project – James Bay, Esquimalt and Oak Bay Areas
Saanich Neighbourhood Place – Saanich Area
Pacific Centre Family Services Association – Westshore Area