Abbotsford Youth Commission
Abbotsford Youth Commission is a non profit youth organization providing youth with a variety of drop-in programs and resources.
Office hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am-4:30pm
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
Big Brothers Big Sisters facilitates life-changing relationships that inspire and empower children and youth to reach their potential, both as individuals and citizens.
Abbotsford Head Office:
200 - 2445 West Railway St
Abbotsford, BC V2S 2E3
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.
C-21 Drop-in Centre (YFC / Youth Unlimited)
Wii, pool tables, air hockey, fooseball, basketball, computer games…
Cyrus Centre Abbotsford
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
Empowered By Horses
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.
Fraser Valley Youth Society
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.
Parks, Recreation & Culture Commission
ARC: (604) 853-4221 / MRC: (604) 855-0500
See Abbotsford Programs guide for full information.
Ages: All Ages
The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford
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.
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