East Van YU


  • Common Grounds Campaign

    For marginalized youth, a community of belonging is integral to supporting the transformation from street entrenchment to being an active and supporting member of society. Common ground supports this transformation by fostering a community that eats and plays together. Our hope is that youth who are facing the challenge of homelessness, poverty, addiction and exploitation [...]

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  • Drivers Needed

    If you know anyone who is interested in being a part of our Street Life team in this way, email our Street Life Coordinator at lauramanca@youthunlimited.com. Cheers!

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  • Happy 1st Birthday, Creative Life!

    Creative Life's 1st Birthday

    Last night at Creative Life we celebrated 1 year since our launch and to celebrate, we had an awesome time decorating cupcakes together! This year we have seen how creating things of beauty has very simply brought a joy and peace to individuals, and have watched the dignity that comes through skill-building and the space [...]

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  • Walking with Youth in 2013

    Jessie with Work Life

    Did you know we connected with over 500 youth in 2013 through our programs? Amazing! Thanks for walking with us as we walk alongside these youth.

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  • We love our volunteers

    We were so happy to celebrate our volunteers this past weekend and an awesome year together with Youth Unlimited! Did you know we have close to 30 committed volunteers in our programs? We so appreciate the dedication, passion and time they give to serve and walk alongside the youth in East Vancouver, and we couldn’t [...]

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  • #GivingTuesday

    Did you know that today is #GivingTuesday? “A day when charities, companies, families and individuals will join together to rally for causes, give back and think about others!” To learn more visit: www.givingtuesday.ca To celebrate, we welcome you to partner with us as we empower marginalized youth by supporting one of our programs or staff members today: http://youthunlimited.com/donate

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  • Cecily’s Story

    Living in Victoria, Cecily left home when she was just 13. Eventually, Cecily made her way to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside where she met a youth worker from Street Life and got connected in with Work Life, being employed through our partners Mission Possible. After 8 months Cecily graduated from the program and she is now [...]

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  • Creative Life // Eastside Culture Crawl

    We had a great time participate in the Eastside Culture Crawl this past weekend! Our featured artist, Aliza Canjura, exhibited her at Studioworks. This was her experience… Culture Crawl // Creative Life // Aliza Canjura from East Van YU on Vimeo.

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  • Soup!

    Out and about tonight with Street Life. We are now officially serving soup on the RV! A huge thanks to Pacific Restaurant Supplies for the soup warmers and to the Vancouver/Penticton youth groups who made the soups.

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  • Culture Crawl this weekend!

    Creative Life is so excited to be participating in the Eastside Culture Crawl! Our featured artist, Aliza Canjura, will be exhibiting her work alongside our friends at Mission Possible Studioworks. Come by and see our space, check out some beautiful pieces, and support this good work! For more information visit www.eastsideculturecrawl.com/buildings/mission-possible-studioworks or email creativelife@youthunlimited.com    

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