Victoria

Foundry Victoria offers young people 12-24 access to mental health and substance use support, primary care, peer support and social services.
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person Foundry Victoria location_on 818 Douglas Street,
Victoria, BC
V8W 2B6
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phone 250-383-3552 email frontdesk@foundryvictoria.ca

Opening Hours

Please see important service announcement below.

Access

All young people 12 - 24 with can access Foundry services

Important Centre Information:

Foundry centres are now re-introducing in person services, but will continue to offer select services virtually – over the phone or video chat. Please call your local Foundry centre for the most up to date information on service availability. Please call Foundry Victoria at 250-383-3552 starting at 9:30 AM daily or visit www.victoriayouthclinic.ca for the most up to date information on service availability.

The safety, health and well-being of our young people and their families, staff and our community partners is our top priority.  We’ve taken a number of measures at Foundry centres to ensure we are aligned with BC Centre for Disease Control’s recommendations. A few of these measures include:

  • Plexiglass barriers at reception desk and waiting areas seating being spread out to accommodate for physical distancing
  • Staff members practicing physical distancing and being equipped with person protective equipment (PPE) including masks, gloves, etc.
  • Adjusting service hours to decrease number of people in center at once
  • Hand sanitizer or alcohol-based hand rub being available throughout the centre
  • Thorough cleaning of all shared equipment (including Toolbox iPads) after each client and all other areas of centre cleaned multiple times throughout the day

Resources available regarding COVID-19

  • If you are looking for non-medical information about COVID-19 – you can call 1 888 COVID19 seven days a week, from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Information is available in more than 110 languages.
  • BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool  was created by the BC Ministry of Health to help determine whether you may need further assessment or testing for COVID-19. You can complete this assessment for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, if they are unable to.

Foundry Victoria is a safe and friendly place where any young person or parent in our community can find easy access to the help they need, when they need it. We provide a range of prevention and early-intervention health and social services to support young people's well-being. Our services are free and confidential.

Services

Foundry Victoria offers a range of wellness services for young people ages 12-24, including physical and mental health care, substance use supports, social services and peer support. Not sure what service or support you need? Just give us a call and talk with someone! We’ll work with you to determine what might be most helpful for your wellness needs.

Services we offer include:

  • Health Care
  • Sexual Health
  • Peer Support
  • Mental Health Support and Counselling
  • Substance Use Support and Counselling
  • Outreach
  • Harm Reduction
  • Trans Care
  • Income Assistance Support
  • Navigation Support

 

Collaborative Partnerships add

Collaborative Partnerships

Foundry Victoria is operated by The Victoria Youth Clinic in partnership with:

  • Island Health (Discovery Youth and Family Substance Use Services, and the Early Psychosis Intervention Program)
  • MCFD (Ministry of Children and Family Development)
  • CYMH(Child and Youth Mental Health)
  • Provincial Health Services Authority (Trans Care BC)
  • Together Against Poverty Society (TAPS)
  • GT Hiring
  • And more to come!

To support Foundry Victoria, please donate through our registered charity partner, Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island.

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