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Abbotsford Youth Health Centre

Primary care health services for youth in a safe, confidential, and non judgemental environment

Abbotsford Youth Health Centre

Professional medical practitioners provide health services in a youth-friendly, safe, confidential, and non-judgmental environment for individuals aged 12 – 24.

With increased knowledge, tools to protect and maintain their health, and by identifying high risk behaviours, youth are empowered to become active participants in their health care.

The Youth Health Clinic is an integral part of the Foundry – Youth Health and Wellness centre.

Services Provided

  • General health care
  • Birth control
  • STI testing and treatment
  • Mental health care
  • Gender affirming care

Why We’re Here

  • To provide health services in a youth-friendly, safe, confidential and non-judgmental environment
  • To help youth connect with the support and help available in the community
  • To increase young people’s knowledge about issues affecting their health
  • To provide young people with tools to protect and maintain their health
  • To help youth recognize high risk behaviours and manage the risks associated with day-to-day living
  • To empower youth to be active participants in their health care
  • To support youth in assisting their peers to protect and maintain their health

Who We Help

  • Youth between 12 and 24 years old

To Access the Youth Health Centre

  • The youth health clinic is drop-in service available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. 
  • If there is a long wait, you can request a text message when your turn is coming up. 
  • Nurse practitioners will make appointments outside of clinic time for the IUD clinic and Transgender clinic.

“We are continually working to find creative ways to serve our ever increasing number of patients, many of whom had given up on their health or hadn’t seen a doctor in years.”

Dr. Elizabeth Watt

AYHC Medical Director

Did You Know?

The Abbotsford Youth Health Clinic was founded in 2010 and after multiple location changes, the centre found a permanent home within Foundry in 2018.

A collaborative service provided with the participation of:

  • Archway Community Services
  • Foundry Abbotsford
  • Abbotsford Division of Family Practice
  • Ministry of Children and Family Development
  • IMPACT Youth Substance Use Services
  • University of British Columbia

Contact Info

ayhc@foundryabbotsford.ca
604.746.3392

For medical questions or appointment follow-up contact: nurse.ayhc@foundryabbotsford.ca

Office Hours

Monday 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Tuesday 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Wednesday 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Thursday 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Address

Foundry Abbotsford
101 – 32555 Simon Avenue
Abbotsford, BC V2T 4Y2

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