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Children & youth health

Health care services and information for children and youth up to 25 years old. Services are targeted to school-aged children up to 19 years.

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6 services

Child and youth mental health and substance use

30 services

Children & youth body image and eating disorders

1 services

Children & youth with special needs

4 services


4 services

School health

6 services

Speech & language therapy

3 services

Youth sexual health

4 services

Youth substance use services

7 services

Children & youth health services

Browse the complete A to Z list of health care services offered by Vancouver Coastal Health for children and youth, with services available in-person and virtually.


  • Child & Youth Mental Health Intake ages 6 to 18

  • Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Outpatient Program

  • Adolescent Complex Concussion Clinic (ACCC) Outpatient Services

  • Youth Peer Support

  • Supporting and Connecting Youth (SACY) Substance Use Prevention Initiative

  • Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder (ADHD) Family Education

  • BLUSH: Bold Learning for Understanding Sexual Health

  • Boundaries Program (FACES)

  • Child & Youth Cross Cultural Mental Health Program

  • Child & Youth Urgent Response Mental Health Services

  • Youth Home Stabilization Program

  • Eating Disorders Program

  • Youth Day Treatment Program

  • Youth Clinics

  • Youth & Young Adult Drop-In Mental Health Counselling

  • Downtown Eastside Youth Outreach Team (YOT)

  • Youth Assertive Outreach Mental Health Team

  • Integrated Child & Youth Team (ICY)

  • Youth Intensive Case Management Teams (YICMT)

  • Family Peer Support

  • Family Support & Involvement Program

  • Foundations Program (FACES) - Foster Families Support

  • Foundry Works

  • G.F. Strong School Program

  • General Paediatric Clinic

  • Healthy Families Program

  • Hearing Screening

  • Hearing Services

  • Supporting and Connecting Youth Leadership & Resiliency Program

  • Inpatient Paediatric Services

  • Paediatric Nursing Support Services

  • Paediatric Teams

  • Public Health Dietitian Services

  • UBC Student Health Services

  • Youth & Young Adult Drop-In Clinics

  • Youth Concurrent Disorders Services

  • Youth Pregnancy & Parenting Program (YPPP)

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