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Youth Co- Foundry Groups This Fall


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Youth CO - Foundry - Flip the Script

Foundry Groups & Workshops for Caregivers

Emotion-Focused Family Therapy Caregiver Workshop

Foundry Virtual is excited to host a FREE Emotion-Focused Family Therapy Caregiver workshop! This evidence-based workshop will introduce practical skills for parents and caregivers to strengthen relationships, increase cooperation and respond to strong emotional reactions, including expressions of worry, anger, hopelessness, even silence. The workshop will be offered online through Zoom over the course of 4 half-day sessions. This workshop is free of charge for all caregivers of young people ages 12-25 in BC. For details and registration information, visit

Mindfulness Skills for Everyday Living

What's in Your Toolbox: Mindfulness Skills for Everyday Living

In collaboration with the Crisis Centre, Foundry Virtual is offering “What’s in Your Toolbox: Mindfulness Skills for Everyday Living”. A FREE eight-session online course where young people can learn and practice tools for “navigating life with a little more ease.” Attend all 8 sessions or drop-in for as many sessions as they/you choose! For details and registration information, visit

North Shore Family Services

COVID - 19 Support

We are here to support you and your family during the COVID-19 crisis.  

Teen Y-Minds

7 Week Program for Youth Ages 13-18 - Teaching Tools to Manage Stress & Anxiety

A great provincial wide program that will be delivered on Zoom this fall to youth ages 13-18 :)
Parkgate Society has been working in partnership with the YMCA to deliver this prevention program to individuals that may be experiencing mild-moderate levels of anxiety or stress.

About this Event:
Everyone experiences stress and anxiety sometimes, but for many, these emotions can become overwhelming and begin to interfere with daily life. This mental wellness program, for youth ages 13-18, teaches tools for managing anxiety, stress, and other difficult emotions. The program incorporates art, music, group discussions, and mindfulness practice to create a fun and dynamic way to learn about mental health.
To learn more about what the program has to offer, you must register for a mandatory information session by contacting either Erika or Shakila, the Y-Mind facilitators :)

Program details:
  *   This program will be online using the video-conferencing application, Zoom.
  *   7 weekly sessions (Wednesdays, Oct. 21st- Dec. 2nd); 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  *   No cost to participate
  *   Facilitated by 2 trained youth workers
  *   Group sessions of 8-12 youth
  *   Youth interested in participating must attend a virtual information session.
  *   Parents/guardians may also attend the information session, but youth interested in participating must be present.

Contact Info:

Shakila Amiri   ~ she/her/hers ~
Youth Outreach Worker
Parkgate Society
tel 604.983.6379 ⚫ cell 778.885.9583<>


Foundry - Where Wellness Takes Shape

Introducing Foundry's Virtual Services

Foundry is working to ensure all young people across the province have access to the care and support they need.

As a result a number of Foundry's services are now available virtually.

See the document below for details.

CYHM Intakes

Please find below a letter regarding CYMH intakes from the  Ministry of Children and Family Development.

Page 2 includes a list of helpful links.

NSNH Youth Outreach

Our COVID-19 related services include:

FREE Counselling Support (for up to 6 weeks) CALL NOW 236-982-9871

We know it can be difficult to reach out for help, but we are here for you and your family. This free service is available for anyone impacted by this crisis including first responders, overwhelmed parents, and anyone feeling anxious, fearful, isolated, depressed – or grieving the loss of someone they love.

Call 236-982-9871 (local) Monday to Friday (9am-5pm) and speak directly with one of our highly skilled counsellors who provide the immediate support you need. They will schedule ongoing sessions as needed and also let you know about additional supports available for you and your family.

NSNH Youth Outreach

Hey everyone! Due to COVID-19, the John Braithwaite Community Centre and the Youth Centre will be closed until further notice. We understand that these are unprecedented times and that you may be overwhelmed with the amount of news surfacing on COVID-19 on cable, social media, work, family and friends. If you feel like you need support, information or even someone to talk to during these times, the NSNH Youth Workers are here so do not hesitate to reach out to us. Share us some memes, stories, games, new tunes or even just tell us about your day! Feel free to reach us at:
FB: YouthWorker Chris: 604-868-8765, Instagram: @jbcc.youth.centre

FB: Kyla YouthWorker: 604-258-8589, Instagram:@nsnh_youth_outreach

FB: Kirsten: 604-258-8765, Instagram: @nsnh_youth_outreach

FB: YouthWorker Celina: 604-258-8325 Instagram:@jbcc.youth.centre, @nsnh_youth_outreach or @celina.youthworker