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Abbotsford Youth Commission

(604)854-8785

Abbotsford Youth Commission is a non profit youth organization providing youth with a variety of drop-in programs and resources.

Ages:12-18
Website: www.abbyyouth.com
Office hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am-4:30pm


Air Cadets

(604) 852-5755

Involves training in leadership, citizenship aviation, navigation physical fitness, drill & survival.

Ages: 12 – 18
Hours: The best time to call is Mondays, 6:30 pm– 9:30 pm during the school year


Big Brothers Big Sisters

(604)852-3331

Big Brothers Big Sisters facilitates life-changing relationships that inspire and empower children and youth to reach their potential, both as individuals and citizens.

Location:
Abbotsford Head Office:
200 - 2445 West Railway St
Abbotsford, BC V2S 2E3
Email: fraservalleyadmin@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca


Canadian Tire Jump Start

Jumpstart also helps community groups provide high-quality programs for local youth. From developing swimming programs to distributing activity kits filled with equipment, not only are the kids given the chance to participate, but local sport and school programs also benefit from Jumpstart’s help.

Ages: 4-18
Website: jumpstart.canadiantire.ca


C-21 Drop-in Centre (YFC / Youth Unlimited)

(604) 852-2725

Wii, pool tables, air hockey, fooseball, basketball, computer games…

Hours: Friday night drop-in 7:00 to 11:00 pm
Ages: 13 – 18
Email: maria@youthunlimited.com
Website: www.youthunlimited.com


Cyrus Centre Abbotsford

(604) 859-5773

Cyrus Centre is an inner city mission, providing a safe and welcoming place for youth to get food, shelter, do laundry, have a shower, receive referrals, advocacy and exit the streets. They also offer 4 beds for emergency shelter, outreach services and a satellite foodbank.

Ages: 12 – 18 Hours:
Services available: 24 hrs a day
Website: www.cyruscentre.com


Empowered By Horses

(604) 809-3494

Empowered by Horses offers unique programs that teach personal power and build self-esteem. Learn the practical skills of horsemanship, including liberty work, stable management and equine psychology, while forging partnerships based on compassion, mindfulness, and leadership. Individual and group sessions are available.

Ages: Girls 10 – 13. We also offer family communication camps & custom programs for all age groups. Please contact us to learn more.
Email: info@empoweredbyhorses.com
Website: www.empoweredbyhorses.com


Fraser Valley Youth Society

(778) 241-2867

The Fraser Valley Youth Society offers gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth a safe, open and non judgmental environment of support. We value respect for all and aim to build a vibrant queer community in the Fraser Valley through our programs and events.

Ages: 13 – 25
Day: Thursday’s
Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: Sweeney Neighborhood Centre - 33355 Bevan Avenue, Abbotsford BC
Website: www.fraseryouth.com
Facebook: Fraser Valley Youth Society


Parks, Recreation & Culture Commission

(604) 859-3134
ARC: (604) 853-4221 / MRC: (604) 855-0500

See Abbotsford Programs guide for full information.

Ages: All Ages
Website: www.abbotsford.ca/parksrecreationandculture.htm


The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford

(604) 864-8087

The Reach offers exhibitions, classes, workshops and special events for all ages. Programs for youth include workshops / classes of all kinds, special events, volunteer opportunities and more. Check out the website or visit us at 32388 Veterans Way. Admission to exhibitions is free.

Ages: All Ages
Website: www.thereach.ca
Email: info@thereach.ca


Restorative Justice

(604) 864-4857

Provides support to both victims and offenders, allowing an incident to be resolved directly between the affected parties without going to court. ARJAA also works with Abbotsford Schools, delivering training in conflict resolution for staff, students and their families, and helping schools implement Restorative Action—a restorative justice program specially designed to address bullying and other forms of conflict in schools.

Ages: All Ages
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Website: www.arjaa.org