October 27, 2021

As a teenager, Georgia’s mental state was anything but calm. Having grown up around others with signficant anxiety, depression, and ADHD, Georgia compares her unending feeling of anxiety to a headless chicken running around, affecting her sense of logic. Youth Unlimited’s Andrew Chong, a calm presence in turbulent times, has been a steady and supportive influence for her. Thanks in part to Andrew’s help, Georgia has been able to not only cope with her anxiety and mental health struggles but to see the gift in overcoming challenges. In high school, Georgia suffered multiple concussions, including a major double concussion in...

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August 30, 2021

When Oliver first met Youth Unlimited’s Tombert Chen, he was in a bad place. Dealing with severe insomnia and anxiety, Oliver reached a breaking point in his grade nine English class. Tombert, who worked on-site at a school in Richmond, was called in by a teacher. When he arrived, Oliver was at his desk in tears, struggling to cope with a pile of assignments he had yet to turn in. Tombert took Oliver on a walk, and the two began a journey of a deep and lasting bond. This support helped Oliver achieve success he never thought possible. Over time,...

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June 8, 2021

Young Guns Garage is one of GVYU's innovative programs, aiming at reaching Surrey's most vulnerable youth through mechanic and automobile mentorship. We're hiring a youth worker to work with youth on projects - to mentor, teach life skills, and build relationships with youth. Through this, the youth worker will show them the love of Jesus through a passion for automobiles and seeing these youth succeed.

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June 1, 2021

Wes was nine years old when he met YU youth worker, Amy Seiler. At the time, Wes was extraordinarily shy, inwardly battling the helplessness of an addicted father, while sinking into depression. Twelve years of consistent mentorship later, Wes’ life trajectory, and who he is as a person, are on a new path. Every day, Wes entered into a dark space. Regrettably, that space doubled as his home. His earliest memories are filled with hardship, as he navigated the toxicity of alcoholism in his home and endured constant yelling. “My dad would say really mean comments to my mom and...

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