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.
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)
General health information
Referrals to other services such as counselling for mental health, addictions and disordered eating
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.