Out of the closet and onto the street

Young, gay and homeless in Vancouver

Services for gay and homeless youth

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This map shows outreach programs and services for youth who are homeless or involved in street life in Vancouver.

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Services on map:

  • Directions Youth Services Centre provides resources for homeless and at-risk youth under 24-years-old and is open 24-hours a day. The centre is run by Family Services of Greater Vancouver and is located at 1134 Burrard St. in Vancouver. Phone: 604-731-4951
  • Hustle: Men on the Move is a support and street outreach program for boys and men involved in the sex trade. Hustle operates through Directions Youth Services Centre located at 1134 Burrard St. in Vancouver. Phone: 778-868-177
  • Boys R Us is a drop-in and phone support program for boys and men who are involved in the sex trade. The drop-in takes place Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at the 3 Bridges Community Health Centre located at 1292 Hornby St. in Vancouver. Phone: 604-633-4200
  • Covenant House Vancouver offers shelter, food, clothing and counselling¬† to young people from the ages of 16 to 24. Its main location is at 575 Drake St. in Vancouver. Crisis Shelter Phone: 604-685-7474
  • The Urban Native Youth Association provides programs to help youth who are 13 to 19-years-old in the city of Vancouver. The association is located at 1618 East Hastings St. in Vancouver. Phone: 604-254-7732
  • Dancing to Eagle Spirit Society is a charity that offers native healing practices dedicated to healing and empowering Two-Spirit individuals and their allies. Phone: 604-291-2202 (no address provided)
  • Watari Youth, Family & Community Services is a nonprofit organization operating to improve the lives of at-risk youth and their families in the Downtown Eastside and the Greater Vancouver area. Located at 303-877 East Hastings St. in Vancouver. Phone: 604-254-6995
  • Peak house is a residential treatment program for teenagers experiencing drug and alcohol problems. Located in Vancouver. Phone: 604-253-6319.
  • Broadway Youth Resource Centre offers social, health, education, employment and life skills services to homeless and at-risk youth between the ages of 12 and 24. Located 691 East Broadway Street. Phone: 604-709-5720.

Written by Jenna Owsianik

August 3rd, 2011 at 8:26 pm

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