Urban Native Youth Association

Aboriginal Wellness Counsellor

1618 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, V5L 1S6
Phone: 604 254-7732
Website: www.unya.bc.ca

Types of Services: Alternate school provides a respectful, safe, and culturally relevant environment to address the needs of Aboriginal students ages 16 to 18 who have an extended history of non-engagement in school. Helps students advance at their own rate to complete Grade 10 material, and offers a vocational focus that assists students learn pre-employment skills and gain work experience. Also provides social, emotional, mental health, physical, and spiritual support to students through sports and recreation, arts and crafts, Aboriginal cultural enrichment, field trips, addiction support, and life skills and health information.