Children & Youth Services

Children and youth services

This service page combines information that helps inform and support health care and wellness choices for children and youth. 

If you are looking for information about caring for your child, see our Children & Youth health topic. If you know the service you need but just need location information, see Children & Youth Locations.

Island Health provides a network of counselling, prevention, residential care and treatment services across Vancouver Island for youth (ages 13-19) and their families.
Supporting children, youth and their families by evaluating and planning treatment for significant emotional, behavioural, psychological and psychiatric symptoms.
The Central Island Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program (CICAPP) provides comprehensive and coordinated individual and family consultation and psychiatric evaluation and treatment for youth up to18 years old.
The Collaborative Psychiatric Outreach service provides assessment and/or short term treatment for children and youth up to age 18.
The Dental Health program provides information and support for families to prevent dental disease in young children.
Discovery offers free community-based counselling services and access to residential care and treatment for youth ages 13-19.
Hearing Clinic Staff work with individual clients, professionals and agencies to identify children and eligible adults who are hard of hearing or deaf.
Providing rapid, mobile, community-based response to children, youth and families in crisis.
Island Health Youth Clinics provide confidential services to clients under 25 years of age that include education, counselling, resources and referrals.
The Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth Program is a dynamic, interactive injury prevention program for teenagers.
Public Health Nursing provides health promotion, disease prevention, intervention and support services to women, children, youth and families living across the Island Health region.
Child Youth and Family Mental Health provides tertiary services to children, youth and their families throughout Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.