Get Connected to Impact

If you are a youth, concerned family member or friend, contact us at:

If you are a referring agency or school:

  • Fill out a referral & email to ‪[email protected] or fax to ‪(604) 853-1793‬.
  • A counsellor will follow up with the referred youth to set up an initial contact, usually within a week or less.
  • If you have questions about the referral process, consult our ReferralFAQ.
  • We will discuss consent to disclose information with all referred clients. You can also download and fax a signed Release to us.
  • If you have any questions or concerns about anything regarding your or a client’s interactions with Impact programs/staff, please contact our Executive Director, Brian Gross, in confidence at [email protected] or by cell at 604-897-8066.

About Us

  • All of our services are free.
  • Our services are confidential, but we may involve other supports if someone is in danger.
  • We acknowledge that the majority of people use some substances to some level.
  • We acknowledge that experiences with substance use are varied.
  • Youth don’t have to want to stop using any or all substances in order to be involved with Impact services.
  • Our goal is to help youth understand and pursue what is important to them.
  • We don’t assume we know what would be best for anyone.

Who We Serve

  • Youth age 12-24 with concerns or questions about their own or someone else’s substance use.
  • Friends and family who are concerned about the substance use of a youth (12-24).
  • We also present to community groups about issues related to youth substance use.

What We Offer

  • Individual Counselling that may focus on anything associated with substance use, such as difficult feelings, thoughts, experiences, relationships, or other issues.
  • New Direction group that introduces Impact’s services and encourages critical thinking around substance use.
  • DIG (Drop In Group) weekly group for digging into concerns, goals and questions in life and looking at how substance use might connect to these.
  • Activities, including weekly recreational programs, special programs on Pro-D days and during summer, winter and spring breaks.
  • Referrals to other services in the community.
  • Parent and caregiver support and educational group with monthly follow-up meetings.
  • Family and couples counselling around substance use related issues.

Contact us to get connected.