April 1, 2022

After overcoming self-doubt, Cole became a blogger, role model and co-creator of an accidental bird-watching club When Derek first met 13-year-old Cole, he recalls him being a troublemaker. Cole was easily influenced by friends to misbehave and became a distraction in the classroom. “I struggled with ADHD,” says Cole, “I was constantly hyper and found it impossible to focus. It got in the way of my performance at school.” In grade eight, he was placed into a special program for kids who needed extra attention.         Now, in his final year of high school, Cole admits that being part of...

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February 27, 2022

This year's Annual Report, representing our last fiscal year (Sept. 1, 2020 to Aug. 31, 2021), celebrates our youth with a focus on resilience, courage and familial bonds. In this report you’ll find stories of young people pushing their limits, beating the odds, and growing in faith and leadership. From North Vancouver to Rwanda, our staff are building stronger communities, creating programs to meet new needs in a post pandemic world, and deeply impacting lives. As you read, we hope you’ll feel encouraged that your support makes a tangible difference in the lives of these youth, day after day. We could not do it without your support.

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January 19, 2022

Title: Youth Outreach Worker
Reports to: Mission Area Director
Area/Department: Mission
Classification: Part-Time or Full-Time ( hours are negotiable and flexible)

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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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