Squamish Youth Resource Centre

A great way to grow up

This free meeting place in Squamish provides both a drop-in and structured program. The centre is for local teenagers 12-18 years old. Young adults between 19 and 24 years of age can also access some services.

The Youth Resource Centre provides Squamish youth with:

  • A safe place to drop in and hang out
  • Someone to talk to
  • Planned daily activities — like games, meals, and out-trips
  • Free snacks
  • A pool table, foosball, ping pong and air hockey
  • Video Games (PS4, PS3, WII)
  • Bikes, Scooters, Skateboards, Snowboards and Skiis lending program
  • Recreational and cultural out-trips (retreats, movie theaters, aquariums, etc.)
  • Activities at Brennan Park Recreation Centre (skating, open gym nights, etc.)
  • Advocacy and support to access resources, services and information
  • Free shower facilities, clothes and hygiene products, condoms and pregnancy tests
  • Emergency food bank and access to food hampers through the local Food Bank
  • Stay turned for annual Youth Week events during the first week of May!
  • And so much more!

Convenient Location

1135 Carson Place, beside the skate park and behind Howe Sound Secondary

Great Hours

Monday to Friday:
12 to 12:30 pm
3 to 8 pm

Interested in finding out more about our events or what we do each day? Check out our calendar !

“Everyone who uses the centre knows and understands that it is a safe place and the relationships between the youth workers and youth are well respected and that’s so important”

- Program participant

Now Accepting Donations!

Now Accepting Donations!

We are looking for new and used items in order to better serve the youth.

Items we are looking for:

  • Skateboards, Scooters, Bikes
  • Downhill Skiis
  • Board Games
  • Helmets (for all sports)
  • Winter Clothing (warm jackets, warm pants, etc.)
  • Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate

To donate or for any questions, please contact the Youth Centre Coordinator Caitlin Anderson at caitlin.anderson@sscs.ca or call 604-892-2207

Youth Centre Contact Information

1135 Carson Place, Squamish, British Columbia (see map)
Tel: 604 892 2207
Email: youth.centre@sscs.ca

Staff Contacts:
Caitlin Anderson, Youth Centre Coordinator: caitlin.anderson@sscs.ca, 604 892 2207
Karen Clarke, Manager of Outreach Services: karen.clarke@sscs.ca, 604 892 5796, ext 224

Find us on:

https://www.facebook.com/SquamishYouthResourceCentre/

https://www.instagram.com/squamishyouthworker/

The Squamish Youth Resource Centre is funded by the District of Squamish and supported by the Home Depot Canada Foundation

Calendar

Thu 13

Dinner Club

December 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Thu 13

Games Night

December 13 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 18

Games Night

December 18 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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