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Community & School Based Program

Capacity Building, Youth

Agency / Organization:
SHARE Family & Community Services

Program Description:
The Community and School Based Prevention Program implements and supports substance use prevention activities in the Tri Cities. These activities include groups and presentations for youth and parents, professional development, community projects and events. The program’s mission is to reduce the prevalence and incidence of substance misuse and associated harms among Tri-Cities youth. It does not provide individual counselling for youth but may facilitate connecting youth and their families with Substance Use Services for counselling.

Language:
English. Interpretation can be requested.

Client Profile / Eligibility Criteria:
Tri-Cities Youth, 13-18 years and people who support them

Registration Information:
Call Karen O’Brien

Start Dates / Duration:
September to June Typically 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and some evening work.

Program Fee:
Free

Contact Information:
Contact: Karen O’Brien, Riverside Secondary 604-941-6053 ext.255
Phone: 604-936-3900
Fax: 604-936-3955
Email: kobrien@sd43.bc.ca
Website: sharesociety.ca

Program Location:
Staff offices are located in Riverside Secondary and Centennial Secondary but our services are accessible to community and schools throughout the Tri-Cities area.

Contact Name: Karen O’Brien
Contact Number: 604-936-3900
Website: sharesociety.ca