Youth Services


S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Youth Services promotes the personal growth and career development of young people through a wide variety of programs ranging from the volunteer buddy program, youth volunteer group, youth counselling, to leadership training, employment and entrepreneurial development.

Youth services are delivered by different departments in S.U.C.C.E.S.S.


  • Youth Counselling: Our professionally trained counsellors provide counselling services to youth with emotional and social difficulties. Most of our counsellors have graduate degrees in clinical / counselling psychology or a related discipline. They are also registered with various professional /counselling-serviceassociations.
  • Youth Outreach Program: helps youth and families acquire knowledge, skills and positive attitudes in their growth and development through group work, leadership training, and community participation. Programs include: Pair Up and Learn (PAL), Outreach Group Program in Schools, and Leadership Training.
  • Youth Leadership Program: organizes several innovative leadership training programs: Youth Leadership Millennium Program (includes the Duke of Edinburgh Award Program), Youth Development Program and 116th East Vancouver Scout Group).
  • Youth Volunteer Group Program: promotes the formation and development of youth groups and facilitates their voluntary services in the community.
  • Youth Employment Program: helps young people overcome barriers to employment by providing them with the skills, experience and ability they need to make a successful transition into the workplace.
  • A chance to choose – At the end of 16 weeks youth between the ages of 15 – 30 will gain group based employability skills and work experience. They will also have a resume, employment portfolio; certificates for First Aid, Food Safe, Communications. While in A chance to choose youth will receive a training allowance of $12.65 per hour for 30 hours per week. For more information call 604-474-3140 or 604-438-7222.
  • Youth Employment Connect (YEC) – Skills Development Training and Employment Assistance Services for Youth ages 15-29. Training providing the skills necessary to increase employability and be successful in the labour market. For more details call 604-468-6007.
  • Discover Your Potential Program (DYPP) at Surrey delivers employability skills training to youth (priority to refugees) between 15 to 30 years of age through classroom and work experience, over a 16-week period. Selected participants would also get WEEKLY ALLOWANCE during the program.

28th Richmond Scout Group

Richmond Scout Group

Established in 1986, the 28th Richmond Terra Nova (S.U.C.C.E.S.S.) Scout Group has been revived thanks to the sponsorship of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. “The mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.”

The Scout Group is located in Terra Nova, Richmond (No. 1 Road and Westminster Highway) and meets every Sunday at the local elementary school, Spul’u’kwuks. The older youth and adults are encouraged to become leaders.

Scouts recruitment:
Beavers (Age: 5 – 7) Every Sunday from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Cubs (Age: 8-10) Every Sunday from 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Scouts (Age: 11 – 14) Every Sunday from 12:00pm – 2:00pm


To register: please contact our group registrar, Cindy Chen 604-279-7179 or email [email protected]
Spul’u’kwuks Elementary School
5999 Blanshard Drive, Richmond

Please visit 28th Richmond Scouts Group website: for more information.

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Youth Outreach Programs

Youth Outreach Programs


  • Pair Up and Learn Program (PAL) – Provides educational assistance and peer support by trained volunteers to elementary school kids. Limited to students from Nootka and Norquay Elementary Schools
  • Outreach Group for High School Youth – Enhance social integration of new immigrant youth. Program is implemented in Vancouver schools
Contact Information:
Address: 28 West Pender Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-408-7274 ext. 2082

This service is FREE OF CHARGE

This Program is funed by the City of Vancouver

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Youth Leadership Millennium (YLM)

Youth Leadership Millennium Youth Leadership Millennium

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Youth Leadership Millennium (YLM) is a program that facilitates personal growth and leadership development in youths.

The 7 month long program, for young people aged 14 to 24, empowers youth to learn leadership skills and life skills through a variety of unique experiences, peer engagement and community involvement. Our program challenges youths to take on a leadership role both in life and in their community. We strive to offer youth the skills and competitive edge required for successful personal, relational and community growth. Through the program, participants use hands-on learning to develop mentor and peer-to-peer relationships based on compassion, engagement and social awareness. Participants will also work towards the internationally recognized Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

For more details about this year’s program – including program content and fees – please visit our website:
Prospective youth participants and parents are invited to attend one of our information sessions. For more program information or to reserve a seat at one of our info sessions, please contact us at 604-408-7274 ext. 2154 or at [email protected]

28 West Pender Street,,
Vancouver, B.C., V6B 1R6
Telephone: 604-408-7274 ext 2154
E-mail: [email protected]