The Perspectives Youth & Family Outreach program provides outreach counselling, referral and support services to children, adolescents and their families who are either experiencing substance use difficulties or are affected by a young person’s substance use.

Our counselors act as a liaison with community agencies to find appropriate community resources for youth and families dealing with substance use issues.

Perspectives Youth Counsellors provide:

  • Counselling and support services to young people and families who live in New Westminster
  • Education, training, and prevention services regarding substance use issues

The Perspectives program is geared towards people 12 through 24 years of age as well as parents, guardians, families, and schools.

Referral process

You can self-refer by contacting our receptionist at 604-522-3722 (ext. 101) or come by the office to make an intake appointment. Intake appointments are held every Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Our office is located on the 2nd floor, 519 Seventh Street in New Westminster.

Staff qualifications

Our counselors are experienced clinicians with a graduate or undergraduate degree.

Cost: Free.

Location: 2nd floor, 519 Seventh Street, New Westminster.

Fraserside is an organizing member of Parents' Night Out, a series of educational events to support parents with high-risk youth issues. Read more.

Hours of operation

  • Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (closed over the lunch hour noon - 1 p.m.).
  • Closed Statutory Holidays.
For more information, please contact the Program Manager 604-522-3722, ext. 105.