Youth Age 12 to 21

Prince George Native Friendship Centre

Reconnect Youth Village

171 George Street, Prince George
Telephone: 250-562-2538

  • 10 spaces for youth in a communal living styles to develop independence, community support and long-term living plan. 10 spaces in the shelter – 10 spaces in supported living.
  • Ages 15 – 18 years
  • No cost

Friendship Home

1600-3rd Avenue, Prince George, BC
Telephone: 250-564-3568

  • Residential resources provides a safe, stable, secure and nurturing residential services to youth in care of MCFD. Six bed co-ed unit provides for youth 12 -18 years.
  • Contact: 250-563-5085

IRAY (Integrated Resources for Aboriginal Youth)

1600-3rd Avenue Prince George, BC
Telephone: 250-564-3568

  • This youth driven program provides insight into current and future programming. Teaches: life skills, healthy living, cultural development, access to traditional knowledge and practices and established relationship between Elders and Youth.
  • Ages 10 -24 years
  • No Cost

YMCA of Northern BC

Youth Leader Corps

2020 Massy Drive, Prince George, BC
Telephone: 250-562-9341

  • Leadership training that establishes team work, self-government and volunteer placement opportunities while building new friendships
  • Ages 12 -18 years
  • Cost: free to members / $75 for non-members

Aurora Leadership

Call: 250-562-9341

  • Offers unique out-door recreation experiences
  • Ages 13 – 15 years
  • Cost: $400

Your Y (12 – 18)

Will give you the opportunity to learn leadership skills and self-government, build team work and foster connection’s that create opportunities to impact our community.

Date: Sunday January 18 – June 14
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Teen Drop in Classes

Basketball (13-18)

Date: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Cost: Member: Free / Non-members: $3

Date: Monday, Wednesdays Friday & Saturday
Time: 3:00pm 5:00pm
Cost: Member: Free / Non-members: $3

Pickle Ball

Date: Monday, Wednesday
Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Cost: Member: Free / Non-members: $3

Open Gym

Date: Monday & Wednesday
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: Member: Free / Non-members: Drop-in fee - $7.35 (under 14) and $11.55 (15–24 years)

Date: Saturday
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Cost: Member: Free / Non-members: Drop-in fee - $7.35 (under 14) and $11.55 (15–24 years)


Prince George Library Bob Harkins Branch

Youth Advisory Board

888 Canada Games WayPrince George, BC V2L 5T6
Telephone: 250-563-9251

  • The Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is a council of teens who assist in making the library more teen friendly. They advise, volunteer, plan events, promote the library to their peers and more! Recruitment period in August, with a limited number of available spaces.
  • Ages 13 – 18 years
  • No Cost

AXIS FAMILY RESOURCE

185 Quebec Street, Prince George
Contact: 250- 564-9064 Toll Free: 1-877-392-1003 After hours

  • Provides services to children and youth with physical and/or developmental disabilities.
  • Transitional services for youth 15 – 19 years
  • Specialized residential services
  • Addiction services for youth
  • No cost

INTERSECT

1294 3rd Avenue, Prince George
Contact: 250-562-6639
Web: www.intersect.bc.ca

School Program

  • Provides educations services for youth 14 – 17 years old. This service is only available to youth who are currently receiving counselling through Intersect and are not currently enrolled in other School District programs.

New Directions Program

  • This is an activity-based program for at-risk-youth. The program is geared to the needs of youth who are in conflict with the law and are at risk of committing further offences. All referrals are made though Prince George Youth Probation.
  • Ages 13 – 17 years

Youth Around Prince (YAP)

1160 7th Avenue, Prince George, BC
Contact: 250-645-3983

  • A youth-led downtown resource centre for all youth in Prince George. We offer front-line services such as showers, laundry, a kitchen, phone, mailing address, photocopier, fax machine, and computer access free of charge. Many agencies within YAP offer different programs and opportunities such as pre-employment training, youth-led forum theatre, one-on-one and group counselling, and more.
  • Ages 13- 24 years
  • No Cost

Northern Health

OPT Youth Clinic

1444 Edmonton Street
Contact: 250-565-7381 for appointments

  • School and Youth Team female physician provides information, counselling and medical services for youth and young adults to age 25. Primarily birth control and STI testing.
  • Thursday 3:30 – 5:30pm Northern Interior Health Unit
  • No cost. Cost for birth control.

Family Mediation Program

Contact: Parenting Services 250-649-4820

  • Family Mediation Program through Northern Health’s Parent Services, provides services to support parents or caregivers and their teens (between 12-18 yrs of age) by bringing families together, giving everyone an opportunity to be heard and helping families work together to resolved conflict. The Mediator, much like a coach, assists families with working together better as a team!
  • Families can access Family Mediation services through: Ministry of Children and Family Development, your teen’s School, an agency supporting your family or by self-referring.

Youth Mental Health and Addictions Community Outreach Team

Nechako Center - 1308 Alward Street, Prince George

  • Provides Outreach for youth with co-occurring mental health issues and addictions through assessment, individual and group therapy, case management, life skills training, recreational activities and family support.
  • Age 12 – 18 years
  • No Cost

Nechako Youth Treatment Program (NYTP)

Nechako Centre – 1308 Alward Street, Prince George
Telephone: 250-565-2881

  • Provides substance use treatment, acute detox and treatment, as well as mental health assessment for youth. This is a residential program and youth are supervised 24hr/day.
  • Ages 13 -18 years
  • No Cost

Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI)

Nechako Center - 1308 Alward Street, Prince George
Telephone: 250-649-7660

  • The EPI program provides assessment, treatment, case management, groups, and medication management for individuals experiencing first break psychotic episodes, as well as individual, family and community education.
  • Ages to 18 years
  • No Cost

Eating Disorder Clinic (EDC)

Nechako Center 1308 Alward Street, Prince George
Telephone: 250-565-7479 / Toll Free: 1-866-565-2996

  • This is an outpatient clinic for youth, children and adults that provides assessments, consultation, treatment, as well as individual/ family education and support for youth and adults with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified.
  • No Cost

Adolescent Psychiatric Assessment Unit (APAU)

Youth Programs Liaison manager referral and admissions, contact: 250- 649-7065
Telephone: 250-565-2575
Located at the University Hospital of Northern BC

  • APAU is a regional program that provides crisis stabilization, brief treatment and comprehensive psychiatric assessment for youth who are experiencing serious psychiatric symptoms.
  • Cost
  • Ages 12 – 18 years

Youth Support Line

Contact 250-564-8336 or 1-888-564-8336
1600 3rd Avenue, 5th Floor, Prince George, V2L 3G6
Web: www.northernbccrisissuicide.ca

  • Confidential, anonymous peer emotional support. Trained volunteers, under 21 years, provide phone line emotional support and referral. 4:00pm – 10:00pm daily
  • Confidential anonymous peer support for youth.
  • 24 hours/day; 7 day/week

AiMHi

950 Kerry Street, Prince George, BC
Contact: 250-564-6408
Web: www.aimhi.ca

  • Provides a Life Skill Program to support children up to 19 years old who have developmental disabilities. Services are provided 7 days a week.
  • No cost

Children's Residence

386 Greenplace, Prince George
Contact: Children's Residence 250-563-2260

  • Provides support and relief services for families of children who have a mental, physical or sensory disability up to the age of 19 years.
  • Ages 5 – 19 years are referred by the Children and Youth with Special Needs Team
  • No cost

Prince George Kidsport

Contact: 250-561-7650
Web: www.princegeorge.ca

  • City of Prince George is part of a provincial and national network providing financial assistance to children and youth who need to participate in sport program. Grants are available up to $100 per child per year for sport registration fees. Applications forms available at City Hall 1100 Patricia Blvd.
  • Ages 6 – 18 years

Elizabeth Fry Society

Children Who Witness Abuse Counselling

1575 5th Avenue, Prince George
Telephone: 250-563-1113

  • A psycho-educational counselling program providing individual or group counselling
  • Ages: 3 – 18
  • No Cost

Young Parent Program

1575 – 5th Avenue Prince George
Telephone: 250-563-1113
Web: www.pgefry.bc.ca

  • Services to pregnant or parenting youth that provides educational options, individual support, parenting support, social events and daycare for children of young parents.
  • Ages: under 20 years
  • No Cost

Phoenix Transition Society

Children who Witness Abuse Counselling

1780 11th Street, Prince George
Telephone: 250-563-7315

  • A counselling program for children that provides one-on-one, sibling or group counselling in a childlike environment
  • Ages 3-18 years
  • No cost

Carrier Sekani

Walk-Tall Youth Prevention

835 3rd Avenue
Telephone: 250-563-1281
Web: www.csfs.org
Support for high-risk youth. Provides recreational and cultural activities. Pick up and drop off is provided, along with snacks for participants.

  • Summer months: boys group runs Wednesday and Friday – girls group runs Tuesday and Thursday, during school year groups run Saturday and Sunday
  • Ages 12-20 years
  • No Cost

Alateen

BC/Yukon online chat room for teens. Valid email address required. Once registered, teens can attend all meeting on site. Two certified Al-Anon member are present online. Chat room is moderated to ensure the safety of all present.
Email: alateen(At)shaw(Dot)ca

  • Ages 13 – 18 years
  • No cost

Big Brothers/Big Sisters

777 Kinsmen Place, Prince George
Telephone: 250-564-5217
Email: reception(At)bbbspg(Dot)ca
Website: www.bbbspg.ca
Adult friendship and guidance for children. A number of different programs are available. Volunteers undergo a screening process.

  • Ages: 7 – 18 years
  • No Cost

Camp Trapping

130 - 1460 6th Avneue, Prince George, V2L 3N2
Telephone: 250-563-9159
A year round residential wilderness resource for juvenile male offenders.

  • Age: 12 – 18 years
  • No cost

PGNAETA

Bladerunners

Telephone: 250-561-1199
Web: www.pgnaeta.bc.ca
Provides at-risk youth basic training designed to facilitate entry into the labour force

  • Ages: 15 – 30 years
  • No cost

Concept Ed

3499 Westwood Drive, Prince George, V2N 1S1
Telephone: 250-562-0191
Web: www.cla.sd57.bc.ca
Teaches academic, life skills and Native Studies and assists students to re-enter regular school system

  • Ages: 15 -19 years
  • No cost

Teen Mothers Alternative Program

1575 – 5th Avenue, Prince George, V2L 3L9
Telephone: 250-563-1113
Email: rmason(At)sd57(Dot)bc(Dot)ca
Provies an academic/life/career skills program for adolescent mothers and pregnant teens whose needs are not currently met by existing School District services. Assists in transition to other programs. Offers grades 9 through 12 and upgrading. Daycare available.

  • Ages 13 – 19 years
  • No Cost

Urban Aboriginal Justice Society

102 – 1268 5th Avenue, Prince George, V2L 3L2
Telephone: 250-562-7928
Email: frontoffice(At)pguajs(Dot)ca
Alternative sentencing option for Aboriginal youth who have been charged by the RCMP. The youth will have no criminal record if the diversion agreement is completed.

  • Ages 12 – 17 years
  • No Cost