There are many organizations in Surrey providing programming and services to young people and parents. Programs and resources include those for individuals at risk for gang/criminal involvement, while others cover topics such as substance misuse, mental health, and online safety. 

Prevention

Prevention programs connect children, youth, and families to services before challenges occur.

Early Intervention Programs

The City of Surrey along with nine other organizations work together to provide the following early intervention gang programming for at-risk young people and their families.

Intervention Programs

Intervention programs support individuals (and their families) who are associating with or are directly involved in criminal and/or gang-related activity. 

Enforcement Programs

Enforcement focuses on the suppression of individuals who are criminally/gang-involved or pose a threat to public safety.

Print Materials

Who to Call 

City of Surrey brochure on services in the community 

SUPER Book 

Discussion-based activity book for parents and children (6-8 years)

Youth in Gangs

An information guide for parents and educators on youth in gangs

Stop Exploiting Youth  Recognize sexual exploitation and learn to discuss with young people

 

General

bc211 Connect to programs and services within your community
Crime Stoppers Anonymous crime reporting tool
Kids Help Line Free 24-hour resource for young people
Surrey RCMP Victim Services Provides emotional and practical support to victims
Fraser Health Crisis Line (Options Community Services) Provides 24-hour counselling service by phone

 

Mental Health

DIVERSEcity - Clinical Counselling Counselling for youth, adult and families in preferred languages
Fraser Health - Surrey Mental Health & Substance Use Centre Multiple services available for 19+ adults experiencing mental illness and substance use issues 
Foundry Empowers families to find the right care and support for young people aged 12+
SAFE Community Clinical Counselling Accessible counselling for underserved communities
SPEAC (Options Community Services) Suicide Prevention, Education, and Counselling

 

Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation and LGBTQ+

Fraser Health

Knowledge on sex education and sexual identity

Planned Parenthood 

Gender Identity resources differentiated by age groups

Plea Community Services 

Peer support for young people

Sher Vancouver

South Asian specific services

SOGI Education

Multilingual resources for parents and teachers

Substance Abuse

Astra (PCRS) 

Supports young people seeking drugs and alcohol rehabilitation

BC Government

Education on different types of drugs and tips on how to support youth

DIVERSEcity - Substance Use Counselling

Clinical counselling for drug and alcohol related issues

Fraser Health

Tips on talking to your children about drugs 

Fraser Health - Community Youth Substance Use Services

Assessment, counselling, and referrals to other services for youth affected by substance use

Fraser Health - Concurrent Disorders Program for Youth

Supporting youth experiencing substance use and mental health issues

Fraser Health - Roshni Clinic

Clinical services for South Asian patients suffering from addiction

HealthLink BC 

Age-specific talking tips regarding substance misuse

Online Safety

BC Government

Parent guide on raising digitally responsible youth

City of Surrey- #BlockEmDontShareEm

Educating youth on legal, social and emotional consequences of forwarding non-consensual intimate images 

Cybertip

Report the sexual exploitation of children

Protect Kids Online 

Education on risks of technology and how to stay informed and educate children

Stop Exploiting Youth (SEY)

Supports youth exit a situation/lifestyle of sexual exploitation

Culturally Specific

Chalo Baat Karein (Come Let's Talk)

South Asian online group discussing community specific topics

Fraser Region Aboriginal Friendship Centre Association (FRAFCA)

Providing multiple services for Indigenous people across Fraser Salish Region

Sher Vancouver

South Asian specific services for LGBTQ+ youth and parents

South Asian Family Strengthening Team

South Asian family specific- assisting families build a stronger connection preventing at-risk youth from gang involvement

Surrey School District Welcome Center

Integrating English Language Learner (ELL) students and their families into Surrey School System

This list does not include all services available to you and your child in Surrey. If you can’t find a specific program, please contact the City of Surrey's Community Safety section and we can connect you to the appropriate resources.