Other Resources

Print and Video Resources

Go here to watch a short video on Internet Safety:  Rules of the Road for Kids (Commonsense Media).

 

Think Again is a documentary about new trends in the recruitment and exploitation of youth in Vancouver.

 

Community Organizations

Children of the Street Society (COS)

COS offers prevention and education programs to communities and schools throughout the province of British Columbia. Programs include workshops, education and awareness initiatives, and support for parents and guardians of sexually exploited children and youth.

Predator Watch

An initiative of Children of the Street Society with the goal of stopping predators from soliciting sex from children and youth online.

Safe Online Outreach Society (SOLOS)

SOLOS works to  positively educate children, youth and adults about online safety, By providing pro-social and non-shaming values based workshops & presentations.  The website provides current and relevant information and tools for youth, parents and educators to help keep children and youth safe online.

ONYX

Onyx provides voluntary support to youth who are under the age of 19 years old who are or have been sexually exploited. To access this support, youth can self refer, or can be refereed by any community organization

Vancouver Community  Action Team (VCAT)  

VCAT is an initiative of the Onyx Program  is a network of local service providers working together to promote awareness and prevention of the sexual exploitation of children and youth. Contact onyx@plea.bc.ca for more information VCAT

KIDS Help Phone  1-800-668-6868

Anonymous and confidential information and support for children and youth. Open 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week.

YouthInBC.com 604-872-3311 or 1-866-661-3311

Connects youth with  support, information and resources.  One-on-one support is available online  7 days a week  from 12pm-1am or over the phone 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week.

Youth clinics

Youth clinics  are free and confidential for youth up to 24 years old, and offer counselling and support on all medical, health, sexual and wellness-related issues. No appointment (usually), Care Card or parental accompaniment required. For locations and schedules  click here

Sexual Exploitation Toolkit (Justice Institute of BC)

 

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