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Sexual health youth clinics for North Shore schools

North Shore school health manual - Section 11

Youth clinics

Youth clinics on the North Shore offer confidential health services in a youth-friendly environment. Clinics are staffed by trained public health nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians. Youth are welcome to drop-in; no referrals, fees, or identification are required.

Youth clinic services include:

  • Birth control options (free <20 years) 

  • Condoms and water-based lubricant

  • Emergency contraception (free)

  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing, diagnosis, treatment and prevention counselling for both males and females

  • Pregnancy testing and non-biased options counseling services including prenatal care, adoption referral or abortion referral

  • Tobacco use reduction counseling, nicotine replacement therapy (free)

  • Immunizations

  • General health information

  • Referrals to other services such as counselling for mental health, addictions and disordered eating

Youth clinic hours

Foundry North Shore (24 and under) - Monday to Thursday from 2:30 - 5 p.m.
Foundry also provides a full range of medical services and drop-in counselling (see section 8 for more information)

Parkgate Community Centre (19 and under) - Thursday from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

West Vancouver Community Centre (19 and under) - Tuesday from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Youth resources on the North Shore

Sexual health information

Public Health Nurses are available to provide resources and support to school staff to teach health based curriculum on a wide range of topics. Please contact the public health nurse assigned to your school to discuss your needs at 604.983.6700.

Related links

Smart Sex Resource

Sex & U

Options for Sexual Health

Elementary School Sexual Health Manual: A Guide For Teachers - Northern Health

 Teaching Sexual Health – Alberta Health Services

Transgender Health Information Program (THiP)

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