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Primary Care drop-in
Located within the shared, unceded, ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. These nations are hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim speaking peoples. These territories are now home to many diverse First Nations, Métis and Inuit. Our work does not start and end with this land acknowledgement; it is one important action towards Reconciliation, honouring the land and Indigenous heritage, which dates back since time immemorial.
From counselors to doctors, from occupational therapists to income assistance specialists, the skill and diversity of our team is the key to the centre’s success. Each team member uses their expertise and talents to connect a young person with the care, community resources, and fun activities they need to lead a healthy, fulfilling life.
Download the Inner City Youth program referral form.
Primary Care - Physical Healthadd
Primary care services are offered in person and virtually. Youth can see a nurse, nurse practitioner or doctor with regard to physical health, sexual health, and opiate use disorders.
Mental Health & Substance Useadd
Walk in counselling is available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
We offer a range of drop-in psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) groups weekly and monthly. PSR programming supports youth to develop life skills, connect with their peers, have fun in their community and manage challenges related to mental health and substance use.
Foundry Works and Education Program is a supported employment and education program for youth who are interested in working, going to school, or completing a training program. Foundry Works helps youth to build the skills and experiences they need to achieve their goals. This program is available to BC youth between the ages of 15-24 years old, who are not currently employed or enrolled in any other employment program. Click here to learn more.
Intensive Case Management (ICM) is by referral only. Our ICM team accepts referrals for young people (age 18-24) requiring more intensive and specialized mental health and substance use support. All young people receiving ICM services are connected with a case manager and psychiatrist specializing in youth/young adult mental health and substance use. Download a copy of the Foundry Vancouver-Granville referral form.
A Community Integration Specialist (Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction) is onsite every Thursday afternoon to support youth with providing support related to income assistance and persons with disabilities funding. Please call our centre to find out when our Community Integration Specialist is available or to book an appointment.
Peer support workers offer the perspective of lived experience with mental health and/or substance use challenges to connect with young people. For inquiries related to peer support, please contact our centre.
Foundry Vancouver Granville Events Calendar
Group Information Rehab Team Contact Information
Please text or call these numbers rather than front desk for more info regarding groups and outings:
Peer Support – Amanda: 778.389.7915 / Jas: 604.230.9446
Baking Group – Join us every Monday at Foundry for a baking group to learn kitchen skills and make tasty treats! (Jaime).
Side Hustle – Join peer support worker, Amanda and social worker, Dan at Covenant House (1302 Seymour, 2nd Floor) every Monday and Thursday to learn how to cut down on stimulant use, win cool prizes, and achieve goals. (Amanda)
Cooking Group – Come learn to cook! Jaime + Dana will be in clinic every Tuesday from 1:00-2:00pm teaching basic cooking skills and meal planning (Jaime+Dana)
Basketball Group – Come shoot some hoops with Dr. Dan and Maggie at the new Covenant House gym! No experience necessary. Meet at covenant house or the clinic at 4:30. (Jaime)
Art Group – Low barrier art group offered at Foundry Granville every Wednesday at 1:30PM. All supplies needed will be provided by Foundry Staff. Lead by Dana.
Peer Rangers Hangout – Come join Jas and Amanda in the resource room to hang out and play games! Snacks will be provided. (Amanda + Jas)
Knitting Group – Join in on all the knitting fun! Come learn how to knit cool and cozy things! No experience required. All materials will be provided or bring your own! (Jaime)
Rec Groups – Meet staff at Foundry at time listed on calendar. Note: some of these outings have a limited number of spaces available and might require you to sign up; if sign up is required it will be indicated on the calendar. (Jaime + Andrew)
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Established in 2015 as the Granville Youth Health Centre, this site inspired the creation of Foundry. Learn more about our history.
Come join our amazing team! Check out our available employment opportunities under the Vancouver-Granville section here: https://foundrybc.ca/opportunities-with-foundry/
Student Practicums & Internship Inquiries
Foundry Vancouver-Granville currently provides practicum and internship opportunities for nurses, masters of social work, occupational therapists, psychology and medical students, and clinical counsellors. If you are interested, please ask your school advisor to apply through HSPNet.
Hosted by the Providence Healthcare, Foundry Vancouver-Granville unites partner organizations to address the health and wellness needs of young people aged 12 to 24 and their families.