The Youth Pregnancy and Parenting Program (YPPP) is a free service supporting pregnant Vancouver youth (24 and under) and their babies.
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
Grocery gift cards
Free dental hygiene visit
Free prenatal vitamins for mom and
Vitamin D drops for babies
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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m. ? 4:45 p.m., Thursdays 10:15 a.m. ? 6:30 p.m.
Mondays 11 a.m. ? 2 p.m., Thursdays 1 ? 5 p.m.
Prenatal referrals accepted via self-referral or community referral.
Call us or complete the Prenatal referral form
?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
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.
?See program brochure for more information: Youth Pregnancy & Parenting Program Brochure