Stop Exploiting Youth (SEY)

Supporting youth who are sexually exploited or at high risk of sexual exploitation

Stop Exploiting Youth (SEY)

Stop Exploiting Youth provides intensive outreach services for youth who are sexually exploited, or at high risk of sexual exploitation. We support the youth in exiting exploitation and recognizing and engaging in healthy relationships.

The program also raises community awareness on the issue, and provides community education, workshops, and groups.

Stop Exploiting Youth is a program of our Youth Resource Centre (YRC), which is a one-stop shop for youth and their families who want a helping hand to connect with each other and/or the community.

Learn More About Sexual Exploitation

Sexual exploitation is the exchange of a sexual act for money, drugs, food, shelter, transportation, love, acceptance or any other considerations.

Who We Help

  • Any youth age 12 to 18 living in Abbotsford

To Access the SEY Program

  • Please call, email, or fax us a referral form.
  • In addition to self-referrals, we also receive referrals from organizations including the Ministry of Children and Family Development, Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children and Family Services Society, Abbotsford School District and the Abbotsford Police Department.
  • After referral, the intake worker will contact you within two business days.
  • Please note that we often have a waitlist for this program.

Did You Know?

Archway has been providing the Stop Exploiting Youth program since 2005 and services for youth since 1969.

Office Hours

9:00am – 3:00pm
Monday – Thursday


 33780 Laurel St,
Abbotsford, BC V2S 1X4

In Partnership with:

Stop Exploiting Youth Rally

The SEY program and Abbotsford Community Action Team participate in an annual, community-focused rally to raise awareness of youth sexual exploitation, during Stop the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth Awareness Week in March.
“We need to be aware that sexual exploitation of our youth is happening in our community, although it’s often hidden behind closed doors. It can affect any family regardless of culture, religion, or socioeconomic background. With awareness, we can reduce the numbers and put an end to the sexual exploitation of our youth.”
Sheila L

SEY Youth Worker

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