Vancouver Youth Organizations & Services


This is an evolving and growing directory of youth-driven and youth-serving organizations in Vancouver.


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Organizations should be not-for-profit, provide services primarily to Vancouver area youth and/or are run by Vancouver area youth.

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Organization Name Description Website Link
Arts Umbrella

Since 1979, Arts Umbrella has been delivering high-quality arts education to children and youth in Vancouver and beyond. We cater to artistic interests and skill levels— from pre-school to advanced pre-professional training.

Arts Umbrella
ArtStarts in Schools

ArtStarts in Schools provides innovative arts programs for young people, practical resources for teachers and artists, and leadership in advocacy for arts in education.

ArtStarts in Schools
Aunt Leah’s Society (ALS)

ALS helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support them on their journey we provide supported housing, job training and coaching on the essential skills.

Aunt Leah’s Society
Awkward Stage Productions

Non-profit society focused on providing real life performance & production opportunities to youth in that awkward transition from play acting to professional employment.
Battered Womens Support Services

Battered Women's Support Services YOUth Ending Violence is a dating violence prevention program that engages youth in being part of the solution in ending gender violence.

Battered Women's Support Services
BC Youth Council

BC Youth Council is a network of youth that provides a platform for change across the province through working closely with politicians and community organizations, sharing voices with other youth, and making differences both provincially and locally

BC Youth Council
BC Youth Parliament

BCYP is a province-wide, youth-run, youth service organization. Each year, 95 individuals, ages 16-21, meet in the BC Parliament Buildings and debate a variety of legislation that outlines projects to be run by the group throughout the year.

British Columbia Youth Parliament
Be Like Ada

1 Day, 8 Hours of Fun, 500 New Friends
Coding Bootcamp for Teen Girls
Meet friends, cool women who are 3D designers, project managers & programmers.

Anyone can code. You don't need any special powers...but coding gives you superpowers!

Be Like Ada

BladeRunners has helped construction contractors fill entry-level positions with motivated young people. With a 88% Job Placement rate, 32% female participation rate, and 66% Aboriginal participation, we help youth become valued contributing citizens

Boulevard Youth Clinic

Youth clinics offer free and confidential drop in services for youth up to and including age 24.
Boulevard Youth Clinic
Hours: Tues 2:30 – 5:00pm, Thurs 2:30 – 5:00pm

Vancouver Coastal Health - Youth Services