Youth Health Centre

For youth aged 12-24

I can be here with my family, here with my baby.

I can enjoy life a little bit more – thanks to the Alex.

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An open door and an open ear.

The Alex Youth Health Centre provides a safe and supportive space for youth to address their needs with the help of our caring and trust-inspiring team. We invite youth aged 12-24 from all backgrounds into our friendly, relaxed atmosphere to access a variety of free services on a drop-in basis.

Upholding the principles of non-judgment, compassion, and confidentiality, we guide youth in the process of reclaiming their lives, working through challenges, and cultivating healthy and successful futures.

SERVICES

The Alex Youth Health Centre provides a number of supports and services including:

  • family physicians and medical resources
  • counselling
  • basic necessities (i.e. food, hygiene items, condoms)
  • community kitchen
  • on-site high school
  • computer access and resume writing/job search support
  • harm/risk reduction materials
  • substance use groups
  • pregnancy testing
  • parenting support
  • anonymous STI testing
  • referrals to community resources
  • outreach services such as client visits for one-on-one support, court support, accompaniment to other social services, and assistance securing ID documents

Meet Michael, Samuel and Jessica – three incredible YHC clients!

Special Programs at The Alex Youth Health Centre


Youth Prenatal Program

The Alex Prenatal Program and our Parents Plus group give support to young moms and dads. Learn more.

Queermunity

Queermunity is our support network for LGBTQ2 youth aged 12-24. Contact us to learn more!

Community Kitchen

Cook (and eat!) healthy foods and learn more about nutrition. Contact us to learn more.

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Client Services

unique clients in 2016

%

of YHC clients do not have a place to call home

pieces of ID provided

%

identify as Indigenous

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The Alex

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#101 2840 2 Ave SE
Calgary AB T2A 7X9
403-520-2260
info@thealex.ca
CRA# 13282 4905 RR0001

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