Community Based Victim Services - Youth Outreach

This is a free and confidential program providing support to survivors ages 13–24 of sexual assault, sexual abuse and sexual harassment.

We provide support to survivors ages 13–24 of sexual assault, sexual abuse and sexual harassment. The Community-Based Victim Services Youth Outreach worker conducts outreach, prevention and education to youth, Indigenous youth and non-binary youth through engagement with local high schools, shíshálh Nation, Vancouver Coastal Health (hospital and youth clinics), RCMP, MCFD and Youth centres. Our service is confidential and supports survivors of all gender identity.

What you can expect from the program

We will listen to you and believe you.

If you have been a victim of sexual assault, sexual abuse and sexual harassment, we provide free confidential support, information and referrals.

  • Our service is available to victims/survivors, whether or not you choose to report to the police.
  • Our support is based on what you want to do. You are supported to make your own choices.
  • We can suggest options or ideas that are available to you in your particular situation.
  • We can provide you with information about your case from the police and the court system regarding your situation.
  • We can advocate for and/or accompany you to appointments with the police, court system, government, medical services and others.
  • We can attend court appearances and give you updates on what’s happening with your case.

How you can take part

This is a free, confidential support service. Please call 604-885-0322 (office) or 604-865-0987 (cell) to speak to a Victim Services Youth Worker. You can leave confidential messages 24/7.

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Resources

Crime Victim Assistance Program    1-866-660-3888

Emergency - 911

RCMP School Liaison Officer - 604-885-2266

Sechelt Hospital - 604-885-2224

Options for Sexual Health - 1-800-739-7367

SC Youth Clinics (24 years and under) = 604-886-5600
Sechelt - Wed 3-5:30 pm - 604-885-5164
Gibsons - Mon 3-5 pm - 604-984-5070
Pender Harbour - Tues 3-5 pm - 604-833-2764

Child and Youth Mental Health (MCFD)(18 yrs and under)
Sechelt Intake - Tues 9 am-12 pm 604-740-8900
Gibsons Intake - Tues 1:30 pm-4:30 pm - 604-886-5525
Pender Harbor Intake - 604-740-8900

Youth Mental Health & Addiction Services (VCH) - 604-989-0667

Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
Sechelt - 604-740-8950
Gibsons - 604-866-5525
If abuse or neglect is suspected, call MCFD - 1-800-663-9122
MCFD Crisis Response Team 1-800-663-3888

shíshálh (Sechelt) Nation - 604-399-8734

Youth Outreach SCCSS (24/7 confidential messages) - 604-865-0178
Email: youth@sccss.ca Instagram: @scyouthoutreach


Kids Help Phone (24hr) - 310-1234/1-800-668-6868 or text the word CONNECT = 686868

Youth in BC - 1-866-661-3311

24hr Rape Crisis Line - 604-872-8212

HealthLinkBC - 811

Trans Lifeline - 877-330-6366

Mental Health Crisis Line - 310-6789

1 800 SUICIDE - 1-800-784-2433

KUU Crisis Line - 1-800-588-8717

Youthspace: Support and Crisis - 778-783-0177. Chat and text available 6 pm to midnight every day. Visit youthspace.ca for information/ intervention centre via text and online chat, e-counselling, online resources.

LGBTQ

LInks to guides, toolkits and a compilation of suicide prevention resources from various global sources via the Lifeline Canada Foundation.

Lifeline Canada Foundation

Foundry

Foundry offers young people ages 12-24 health and wellness resources, services and supports – online and through integrated service centres in communities across BC.

foundrybc.ca

Anxiety Canada

Information to help youths manage anxiety plus info & self-help strategies for several disorders.

anxietycanada.com

Here to Help

Find quality information, learn new skills, and connect with key resources in BC. Explore strategies to help you take care of your mental health and use substances in healthier ways, find the information you need to manage mental health and substance use problems, and learn how you can support a loved one.

heretohelp.bc.ca

Know Your Rights

A Toolkit for 2SLGBTQIA+ Folks in Navigating Youth, Healthcare and Criminal Justice Issues. Know Your Rights is a collaborative project between the Kamloops Pride Association and Pro Bono Students Canada, Thompson Rivers University Law School chapter. This toolkit covers everything from sexuality and gender charter protections to the right to gender-affirming medical care, legal accommodations, how to find a lawyer, and medical privacy rights for youth under 18.

kamloopspride.com/know-your-rights

This program is funded by the Government of B.C., the Ending Violence Association of BC and community donations.

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Program Contact Information

Leave confidential messages 24/7.

Sunshine Coast Community Services

PO Box 1069, 5638 Inlet Ave.
Sechelt, BC, V0N 3A0

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