Ridge Meadows

Foundry Ridge Meadows offers young people 12-24 access to health and social services.
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person Foundry Ridge Meadows location_on 22932 Lougheed Hwy,
Maple Ridge, BC
V2X 2W2
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phone 604-380-3133 email foundry@comservice.bc.ca

Drop-in Hours

Tuesday 1:00PM-6:00PM
Wednesday 1:00PM-6:00PM
Thursday 1:00PM-6:00PM

Access

All young people 12-24 with valid BC MSP cards can access Foundry services

Land Acknowledgement

We are honoured to recognize the unceded and traditional territory of the Katzie and Kwantlen First Nations, where we support individuals and families.

Welcome to Foundry Ridge Meadows

Foundry Ridge Meadows provides integrated health and social services for young people 12-24 in Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge & Katzie First Nation! Previously known as Youth Wellness Centre, Foundry Ridge Meadows provides mental health and substance use support, peer support, primary care, and social services from a single place.

Foundry Ridge Meadows is a safe and welcoming space. Please drop by any time during our drop-in hours to have a tour and learn more about our services or to access services. Foundry Ridge Meadows is part of Community Services (Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows), an accredited, multi-service charity dedicated to providing quality programs and services to Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows since 1971.

Inside a Foundry centre

Drop In Services Available at Foundry Ridge Meadows

Counselling

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Drop in counselling is the starting point for counselling services and the main counselling model at Foundry. Our solution focused brief therapy (SFBT) provides a full therapy session in an hour. Available during drop-in hours.

Peer Support

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Peer Support Workers are young people with lived experience and training who can support you by helping you navigate services and work towards goals. Available during drop-in hours.

Family and Caregiver Support

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Our Family Peer Supporter has lived experience, education and offers support to Caregivers who’s youth may be struggling with mental health or substance misuse.

Primary Care

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Primary practitioners from 4-6 on Thursdays and a nurse practitioner from 3-5 Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Recreational Therapy

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Provides and opportunity for youth to build social connections and learn life skills. Activities like cooking, baking, art therapy and outdoor adventures. Scroll down to see this months calendar.

Options for Sexual Health

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Options for Sexual Health provides many services. This includes STI testing, low-cost birth control, and more. Drop in from 4PM-6PM Tuesday and Thursday.

Foundry Works

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What is Foundry Works?

Foundry Works! is a supported work or study program.

It helps youth prepare for and find employment, access education at the secondary or post-secondary level, or locate volunteer opportunities. Foundry Works! offers individual and group support both in person and virtually.

 

What is the Eligibility Criteria?

Foundry Works! Is open to youth between the ages of 16-24 who are:

  • BC youth who are not working or studying more than 15 hours per week
  • wanting to work, attend school and/or volunteer
  • not actively working with another employment program
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, new immigrant or is on a working visa

 

Program Outline

Foundry Works! staff will work with you to create a service plan that aligns with your personal needs and goals

  • individual vocational support
  • counselling (optional)
  • drop-in hours Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1-6
  • informational workshops (group format, online or in-person)
  • access to computers, printers, telephones, Wifi
  • support with individual needs (obtaining ID, work clothes, accessing health care or other needs)
  • ongoing support with vocational or educational goals

Recreational Social Schedule August-September

Sign up at the link below or call us to register for a social. Youth 12-24 are welcome!

Sign Up Here