Youth Department

Our mission is to provide supportive, empowering, educational and culturally sensitive programming that promotes holistic wellness for Urban Aboriginal Youth.

The VNFC Youth Department provides a variety of programming and events to stimulate a positive, supportive,  and creative environment for Aboriginal Youth.

Want your voice to be heard? Do you like planning activities and events?  Youth Council could be for you! Talk to a youth council member today!

Drop-In Hours



Monday - Closed

Tuesday - Thursday - 4:00 PM - 8:00PM

Friday - 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM


  KIDZ FirstThe Victoria Native Friendship Centre is very excited to announce a new funding partnership with KidzFirst Canada. KidzFirst Canada is generously supporting the RAVE Culture Youth Centre, with this funding for the VNFC Youth Department will be able to support Culturally competent programming for Urban Aboringnal Youth. We are so grateful for this funding and look forward to working together with KidzFirst Canada to provide safe and child centered programs for youth on the Traditional Territory of the Coast Salish Peoples.


Sign up is required for special events and programs! 


Please make sure to reserve your spot by contacting one of our staff!


For more information please contact:
VNFC Youth Department Staff @


Youth Support

Do you need help getting into school? Housing? Social Assistance? Finding a job? Do you need support going to appointments or for anything else? Do you have any questions? If you do please contact us.


 Youth Addictions

Do you want information on how to make better choices in your life? Do you want to start looking at your alcohol and drug use? Questions? contact us.


 Did You Know? 

  • Since 2002, the VNFC Youth Team has participated in Tribal Journeys! For information, please contact us directly!
  • Summer programming offers a variety of outdoor education and fun activities, like beach days and trips to the PNE!
  • We travel to youth conferences like Gathering Our Voices and the Traditional Foods Conference. If you know of any youth conferences coming up let us know! 

* Rave Youth Centre Logo created by Jeanette Mercer


Contact Us



Phone: 250.384.3211
Fax: 250.384.1586