Youth Resource Centre

The Powell River Youth Resource Centre is a safe, positive, caring community centre committed to meeting the changing needs of youth and supporting them to realize their potential through quality social, recreational, creative, educational, and cultural activities, adult mentoring, and access to community services. The Youth Resource Centre is located at 7105 Nootka St. (Around back at Oceanview Education Centre).

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What’s on for Youth at the YRC?

Summer Days YRC Club (ages 9-12)

Join us at the Youth Resource Centre on Wednesdays through the month of July. Ages 9-12.

Registration required. Email to register: Roberta Welp rwelp@youthandfamily.ca

In the past, the YRC has hosted:

Blackbird Creates (ages 13-18) –
-Blackbird Creates meets Tuesdays from 4:15 – 5:45pm contact lsutherland@youthandfamily.ca for more information.

Pride Circle YRC (grades 8-12) –
-Pride Circle YRC meet on Wednesdays from 4:30 – 6:00. Open to LGBTQ2+ and allies. Contact sbacon@youthandfamily.ca for more information.

YRC Club Drop-In (ages 9-12) –
-YRC Club meet every Thursday from 3:30 – 5pm contact rwelp@youthandfamily.ca for more information.

Blackbird Creates (grades 1-4) –
-Blackbird Creates for grade 1-4 meets Fridays from 3:30 – 4:30pm contact lsutherland@youthandfamily.ca for more information.

TIME IN (ages 8-12) –
-TIME IN group for parents and their children. Drop-in program with childcare available for siblings.  Please register in advance if childcare is required. Contact sfitzgibbon@youthandfamily.ca for more information.

Youth In Care Network – Meet up regularly with other youth who are – or have been – supported by the Ministry of Children & Family Development. Call Collette for meeting times 604-485-3090 ext 6308

Blackbird Talks (ages 13-18) –
-Blackbird Talks meets Fridays from 4:30-5:30pm contact lsutherland@youthandfamily.ca for more information.

Also for youth –

Young Parents Program – Support for Powell River’s young people who are also parenting. Call Debbie 604-485-3090 ext. 6310

Supported Conflict Resolution for Teens & their Caregivers: when the going gets tough, we’re here to help. Call Tricia 604-485-3090 ext. 6309