The North Shore Youth Safe House is a safe and secure place where youth, 13 to 18 years old can stay, utilizing an Integrated Case Management approach to meet the complex and changing needs of the youth within our community.
Youth have 24/7 access to caring and friendly youth workers, nutritious meals, a clean room and bed (shared rooms), showers, and laundry. A stay at the Safe House can be up to 14 days with a possible extension, depending on the motivation of the youth to work towards his/her goals.
Youth also have access to:
Drug and alcohol assessment provided by Vancouver Coastal Health.
Referrals to medical help, mental health support, education and vocational counselling.
On-going and after care support.
Operating on an open referral process, accepting referrals directly from youth (self-referrals), family, friends, and community service providers. *Note that in order to approve a youth for in-take they will be required to speak to the youth directly and complete a basic screening.
How to make a referral: Call the 24/7 toll free line (1-877-789-6884).