Youth Pregnancy & Parenting Program - Robert and Lily Lee Family Community Health Centre

The Youth Pregnancy and Parenting Program (YPPP) is a free service supporting pregnant Vancouver youth (24 and under) and their babies. 

Our services

  • Nutrition counseling with a Dietitian during pregnancy

  • One-to-one support with housing, finances and other social challenges with a Support Worker

  • Weekly prenatal education group with a Public Health Nurse and Youth Support Worker

  • Youth focused parent infant drop-in groups until baby is 18 months old

  • Free hot lunches provided at groups

  • Food skills cooking classes and demonstrations

  • Counseling with a Youth Counselor

  • Clothing and food donations

Low income clients may also receive: 

  • Grocery gift cards

  • Free dental hygiene visit

  • Transit tickets

  • Free prenatal vitamins for mom and

  • Vitamin D drops for babies

Youth with multiple barriers may apply to access the YPPP maternity clinic, which offers:

  • A youth friendly medical team including Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physicians and others, that follow youth and their baby

  • Family doctors that deliver at BC Women?s Hospital

See program brochure for more information:  Youth Pregnancy & Parenting Program Brochure

Robert and Lily Lee Family Community Health Centre

1669 East Broadway
2nd Floor
Vancouver, BC
V5N 1V9
Phone: (604) 675-3982 - Press 0 for English, 1 for Spanish, 2 for Punjabi/Hindi/Urdu, 3 for Mandarin/Cantonese, 4 for French, 5 for Arabic
Fax: 604-253-1925
Email: yppp@vch.ca

Hours of operation

YPPP Prenatal Outreach Program Services

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m. ? 4:45 p.m., Thursdays 10:15 a.m. ? 6:30 p.m.

YPPP Medical Clinic

Mondays 11 a.m. ? 2 p.m., Thursdays 1 ? 5 p.m.

Referral

Prenatal referrals accepted via self-referral or community referral.

Call us or complete the Prenatal referral form

Parking & transportation

?By bus: Take #20, #9 or #99 and get off at East Broadway and Commercial Drive

By Skytrain: Expo Line or Millennium Line to Broadway-Commercial station

By car: Pay parking is available through the back alley

Eligibility

All pregnant youth, up to the age of 24 years, living in Vancouver, are eligible for one to one support with dietitians and support workers, and group supports prenatally and postpartum up to 18 months.  

Vancouver youth who do not have a maternity care provider, and who face barriers to accessing medical care may apply to access the YPPP maternity clinic. 

Resources

?See program brochure for more information: Youth Pregnancy & Parenting Program Brochure