Tag Archive for: Youth

UVIC joins other universities around the province (and on the Island) and offers free tuition to former foster children. Read more

A recent report concludes children require support after they age out of care. Read more

Threshold Housing says more housing for at-risk youth is needed in the West Shore. Read more

Innovative program connecting Aboriginal children in foster care with their heritage and culture. Read more

A look at the work Victoria Police do with at-risk youth in our community and the results they can get. Read more

Hope Centre is underway and on schedule. It’s great to see a Coalition Priority Housing Project List development underway. Read more

The Belmont Leadership class is selling Raising the Roof toques to support Victoria’s Out of the Rain youth shelter. Read more

Threshold Housing is taking a more active role in creating youth housing on the Westshore. Read more

Threshold Housing Society’s Mitchell House is making a real difference in the lives of young men aging out of care. Read more

SMU students are organizing a conference on poverty this weekend.  Read more

In Crisis?:

If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.

Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.

For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca