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Children, Youth & Families Living Healthy Lives

Youth Programs & Resources

Select from the categories below to find programs and resources for youth ages 13 to 25.

Mental Health & Wellness

From resources on happiness and well-being to programs supporting individuals with mental illness find a wide range of information on mental health and wellness.

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Addictions & Substance Use

Are you a youth or parent of a youth and are concerned about addiction / substance use? Find out about programs and resources available to support you.

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Basic Needs

From health to housing find programs and resources available to help meet your basic needs.

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Cultural & Spiritual

Programs to support your cultural and spiritual well-being.

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Developmental & Physical Support

Programs available to assist individuals with developmental and / or physical challenges as well as support for their families.

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Education & Training

View education and training opportunities that allow you to build upon your abilities and expand your skill-set.

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Family Support

From resources for when you're feeling overwhelmed to programs supporting young parents completing their education view a list of family supports.

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LGBTQ2S+ Support

View the list of programs and resources available to support LGBTQ2S+ youth.

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Recreation & Social

From a tech club to leadership and sports programs view the wide range of activities available for youth in Abbotsford.

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Tough Stuff

From bullying and online safety to sexual exploitation prevention and child protection services find out about programs and resources on these tougher but important topics.

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Helpful Resources


START Team 1-844-START11 (1-844-782-7811)

If you need help with a teen having a mental health crisis connect with the START team. START stands for Short Term, Assessment, Response, Treatment - they provide assessment and intervention services for 6 to 18 years olds.

The START team is available during the following hours:
*Please call first so they can ensure there is a clinician available.

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 9pm
  • Weekends & Holidays: Noon to 9pm

To find out more including information about their services download the PDF.

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