Our youth programs provide a safe and welcoming space for young people ages 13-18 to connect, learn, and build an inclusive and positive community together. We aim to provide opportunities for motivated young people coming from various backgrounds, to create meaningful friendships, undergo skill-building, volunteer alongside their friends, and share their initiatives.
Safe and welcoming space for youth to meet peers, enjoy free snacks and beverages, and participate in various fun activities offered:
- Board games
- Multi-gaming table
- Creative Corner
- Reading space
- Special events
- And more!
Dates and Location
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays,
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Gordon Neighbourhood House (1019 Broughton St.)
Youth Leadership Committee
This is a perfect opportunity for youth interested in exploring pathways to leadership and getting extra volunteering hours, while having fun alongside their peers. Youth Leadership Council will meet on a monthly basis to discuss special events and programs for youth around West End. This is a great chance for motivated young people to make a difference!
Youth Leadership Council members will also have an opportunity to apply for $200 honorarium to support and lead special events and programs.
Youth Small Grants
Got an idea for a project or event that youth in the neighborhood would love? Share with us and get a Small Neighbourhood Grant (up to $500) to bring it to life! Examples include but are not limited to: karaoke, movie night, yoga class, arts & crafts workshop, 2SLGBTQ+ youth night, etc.
Applications open in April 2023.
Youth (ages 15-29) residing in the West End or Downtown, Vancouver.
Indigenous youth from any neighbourhood is eligible to apply.