First Call: BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition

A coalition of individuals and organizations whose purpose is to create greater understanding of and advocacy for legislation, policy, and practice so that all children and youth have the opportunities and resources required to achieve their full potential and to participate in the challenges of creating a better society.

Raises the public profile of child and youth issues through public education and the dissemination of research.  Advocates on public policy issues in order to have resources allocated for the benefit of children and youth.

Recognizes the value of involving children and youth in decision-making processes. Mobilizes local and provincial support for children and youth.

Believes that to promote the health and well-being of children and youth, they and their families need the following:

  • A Strong Commitment to Early Childhood Development
  • Support in Transitions from Childhood to Youth and Adulthood
  • Increased Economic Equality
  • Safe and Caring Communities

Please inquire about Covid 19 protocols for this program.

Address / Contact Info

810 - 815 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BCV6C 1B4

Phone Numbers

Toll-free: 1-800-307-1212
Phone: (604) 709-6962
Fax: (604) 875-3569

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

Web Links

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This program was last updated on: 05 Jan 2021.