Young Bears Lodge

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安全上の切迫した懸念がある場合は、9-1-1 に電話するか、 最寄りの病院の救急外来に行ってください。

自殺予防ホットライン(Suicide hotline): 1-800-784-2433

BC州危機管理ライン(BC Crisis Line): 604-310-6789

子供ヘルプ電話(Kids Help Phone): 1-800-668-6868

KUU-US 危機サポートライン(KUU-US Crisis Support Line‐BC 州先住民のための通話料無料の危機管理とサポート):  1-800-588-8717

Young Bears Lodge is a culturally-based, holistic healing lodge for Indigenous youth looking to change their relationship with drugs or alcohol.


Young Bears Lodge is a live-in program with five spots for Indigenous youth of all genders, aged 13 to 18, in South Vancouver. Depending on your needs and goals, you may choose to stay in the program for between one and four months.

Services are designed to help focus on the changes individuals want to make and support them through the process of making those changes. The Lodge will provide the client with a safe and respectful environment with supportive staff who will provide the encouragement and resources needed to help make the important changes. 


How to access this service

Referrals are required and are completed by a community counselor or health-care professional in collaboration with the client. Once a referral is received, it is reviewed by the Central Addiction Intake Team (CAIT) Concurrent Disorder Counselors for completeness and to ensure clients are matched to the facility best suited to their needs. 

Access this program through the Central Addiction​​​ Intake Tea​m (CAIT).