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<div class="ExternalClass271E9CA131FD419E9C9B89B2C5C7A217"><p>The Youth Pregnancy and Parenting Program (YPPP) is a free program for pregnant women age 24 and under living in Vancouver or Richmond. Our program offers a wide variety of services such as:<br></p><ul><li><p>24 hour emergency care by family doctors<br></p></li><li><p>Prenatal Outreach Program Services provided through Healthiest Babies Possible (HBP). All participants attending YPPP are automatically part of HBP and receive all HBP services.</p></li><li><p>Medical care<br></p></li><li><p>Prenatal classes <br></p></li><li><p>Hot lunch <br></p></li><li><p>Nutrition counselling<br></p></li></ul><div><h2>The program<br></h2><p>The prenatal program takes place every Thursday afternoon, from 1 - 6 p.m.  Partipants are welcome to join in at any time.<br></p><ul><li><p>Lunch is provided from 1 - 2 p.m. <br></p></li><li><p>Prenatal classes are offered from 3 - 4 p.m. <br></p></li></ul><p>Postpartum classes are held every Monday afternoon from 12:30-2:30 pm. Particpants are welcome to attend until their baby is 18 months of age.<br></p><ul><li><p>Lunch is provided from 12:30-1:30 pm </p></li><li><p>Postpartum classes are offered from 1:30-2:30 pm. <br></p></li></ul><p>Both classess take place at Robert & Lily Lee Family Community Health Centre, 2nd floor, 1669 E Broadway, Vancouver. (Broadway  Skytrain stop).<br></p><p>Bus tickets and gift cards for groceries are provided as needed. Participants can:</p><p></p><ul><li><p>See a physician for maternity care (up to 6 weeks postpartum)<br></p></li><li><p>See a Nurse Practioner from 6 weeks to 18 months postpartum<br></p></li><li><p>Talk to a dietitian<br></p></li><li><p>Join in a prenatal or parenting group<br></p></li><li><p>Talk to counselors i.e. drug and alcohol or youth counsellor<br></p></li><li><p>See a social worker<br></p></li><li><p>Meet with other youth in a group setting<br></p></li><li><p>Have a nutritious meal<br></p></li><li><p>Participate in recreational activities and special events<br></p></li></ul><p></p><p>See program brochure for more information: <a href="https://vch.eduhealth.ca/PDFs/GH/GH.200.Yo88.pdf" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Youth Pregnancy & Parenting Program Brochure</a><br></p></div><h2>Our team</h2><div><p>Youth Pregnancy and Parenting Program team includes:</p><ul><li><p>Public Health Nurses<br></p></li><li><p>Social Worker<br></p></li><li><p>Dietitians<br></p></li><li><p>Youth Counsellor<br></p></li><li><p>Youth Additions Counsellor<br></p></li><li><p>Prenatal Educator<br></p></li><li><p>Family Doctors<br></p></li><li><p>Obstetrician<br></p></li><li><p>Psychiatrist<br></p></li><li><p>Nurse Practitioner<br></p></li><li><p>Youth Support Worker<br></p></li><li><p>Aboriginal Support Worker<br></p></li></ul></div></div>1669 East Broadway2nd Floor(604) 675-3982(778) 828-8486 - First time registration call Monday - FridayV5N 1V9BC<div class="ExternalClass677D62ED4E654F98BD7878F9D326CDC5"><p>​<strong>By bus</strong>: Take #20, #9 or #99 and get off at East Broadway and Commercial Drive</p><p><strong>By skytrain</strong>: Expo Line or Millenium Line to Broadway-Commercial station</p><p><strong>By car</strong>: pay parking available through back alley</p></div>49.2624866,-123.0705964<div class="ExternalClassE5D34DE3306546DD8F6C6522450BC166"><p>​Self referrals are welcome. Call us or complete the <a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-953" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" data-pin-nopin="true" alt="" />Prenatal referral form</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass8DB9013B8C8748ED86CEB18B6C463207"><p>​See program brochure for more information: <a href="https://vch.eduhealth.ca/PDFs/GH/GH.200.Yo88.pdf" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4 ms-rte-paste-setimagesize" src="/_layouts/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Youth Pregnancy & Parenting Program Brochure</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass7EBD018E98B74B10A54BE21E1DB6EAA7"><p>All pregnant youth, up to the age of 24 years, living in Vancouver & Richmond, are eligible for YPPP.  Participants join the program <strong>prenatally</strong>. Postpartum referrals are accepted in some cases. Self referrals are welcome.</p><p>Participants may continue to see their own health care provider for prenatal care and delivery, or access the YPPP family physicians.</p><p>All new participants must first register by contacting (778) 828-8486.<br></p></div>Robert and Lily Lee Family Community Health Centre

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