We are excited to announce that Foundry Port Hardy has begun providing interim services in the community. It is the first rural community open a Foundry centre in BC. Foundry Port Hardy provides young people ages 12-24 and their families, free and confidential age-friendly services to fit their unique needs, such as mental health and substance use support, physical and sexual health care services, youth and family peer support and social services.
With the opening of Port Hardy, there are now 16 Foundry centres open throughout the province in Vancouver-Granville, North Shore (North Vancouver), Campbell River, Ridge Meadows, Abbotsford, Kelowna, Prince George, Victoria, Penticton, Terrace, Comox Valley, Langley, Richmond and Cariboo-Chilcotin (Williams Lake) and Sea to Sky.
We congratulate the North Island and Counselling Centre and the numerous community partners who played an instrumental role in bringing Foundry to Port Hardy! We are so excited to see Foundry Port Hardy officially open its doors and welcome youth and their caregivers.
Read the news release to learn more.