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533 Yates st Location Closed for Day

533 Yates st Location Closed for Day

Due to extreme rain damage, the 533 Yates st location of YES will be closed for the day. This location includes our Alliance Club Drop-in, which will also be closed for the day. We apologize for the inconvenience and will update the community as soon as possible. In...

We are hiring!

We are hiring!

Position title:          Withdrawal Management Counsellor – Full Time Program:                   Specialized Youth Detox (SYD) Reports...

Thank You!

Thank You!

Thank you to the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights Hospitaller, Victoria Commandery for their generous donation. This grant will support the youth we serve and ensure that they get their essential needs met, including groceries, clothing and so much...

Part-Time Youth and Family Support Services Counsellor Job Posting

Part-Time Youth and Family Support Services Counsellor Job Posting

YES is hiring for our Youth and Family Support Services Program. Position Summary: The Youth and Family Counsellor offers support to youth (12-19 years of age) and their parents/caregivers in resolving conflict, managing crisis, developing new effective communication...

National Truth and Reconciliation Day

National Truth and Reconciliation Day

September 30th marks the first national Truth and Reconciliation Day. September 30th is also Orange Shirt Day, an Indigenous-led day to honor the survivors of residential schools and their families, and remember those who did not make it home. Today we reflect and...

Job Posting

Job Posting

YES is hiring for our full time Specialized Youth Detox Intake Coordinator Position. If you would like more information, please go to the jobs section of our site. Job Posting:  Victoria Youth Empowerment Society Position Title: Withdrawal Management Intake...

Thank You!

Thank You!

YES would like to thank the City of Victoria for their continued support of the Agency. The 2021 Strategic Plan Grant will go towards ensuring that youth have access to drop-in services and are able to get their core needs met.

The Victoria Foundation: Community Recovery Program

The Victoria Foundation: Community Recovery Program

YES is proud to announce that The Alliance Club is a recipient of the 2021 Community Recovery Program. The Agency would like to thank the Victoria Foundation for their continued support of the work we do to help vulnerable youth and families. The Community Recover...

Job Posting: Specialized Youth Detox

Job Posting: Specialized Youth Detox

Position title:          Withdrawal Management Counsellor – Full Time Program:                   Specialized Youth Detox (SYD) Reports...

Summer Opportunities Week Two Schedule

Summer Opportunities Week Two Schedule

The Summer Opportunities Program began this week! Next week's activities include: Monday: Bubble Tea Tuesday: Paint Your Own Mug Wednesday: Board Game Cafe Thursday: Music Bingo Friday: Make Your Own Sundae Activities are run out of the Alliance Club and start at...

Thank You to the 100+ Women Who Care Victoria!

Thank You to the 100+ Women Who Care Victoria!

Thank you so much to the 100+ Women Who Care Victoria for selecting YES as the recipient of their June giveaway! The generous donation of 15K will go far in supporting the youth YES serves.

Summer Opportunities Program

Summer Opportunities Program

Starting July 5th, YES's Summer Opportunities Program returns! This program offers youth (13-19) the chance to participate in recreational group activities throughout the summer. The summer program is run out of the Alliance Club drop-in at 533 Yates st. Activities...

Happy Easter

Happy Easter

The Alliance Club and YES main office will be closed on Friday, April 2nd and Monday, April 5th for the Easter long weekend. If you require assistance, please contact our 24/7 Kiwanis Emergency Youth Shelter at 250-386-8282.

New Job Postings

New Job Postings

YES has two new job opportunities available: A full time Supported Independent Living Counsellor Position Summary: The Supported Independent Living Counsellor provides the support necessary to ensure the successful transition of youth and young adults who are on Youth...

Family Day: February 15th, 2021

Family Day: February 15th, 2021

The Alliance Club and YES main office will be closed on Monday, February 15th for Family Day. If you require assistance, please contact our 24/7 Kiwanis Emergency Youth Shelter at 250-386-8282.

YES Holiday Hours

YES Holiday Hours

Our hours will be changing from December 21st-January 1st. Our upstairs counselling offices will be closed, however the Alliance Club will be open from 10:00am-7:00pm Monday-Friday, excluding December 25th, December 28th and January 1st ( when our downtown offices are...

Thank You

Thank You

Thank you to Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights Hospitaller,  for their grant that will support our efforts to increase food security for the vulnerable youth we serve. The grant is appreciated by both staff as well as the youth who will benefit...

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

The Victoria Youth Empowerment Society's main office will be closed on Remembrance Day, November 11th. If you require assistance, please call the Kiwanis Emergency Youth Shelter at 250-386-8282.

Golf For Kids Online Event

Golf For Kids Online Event

We are continuously grateful for the support we receive year after year from Souper Bowls for Hope. Please take a look at the online auction they are putting on in partnership with Golf for Kids. Please go check out their website at https://www.golfforkids.net/.

New Job Posting

New Job Posting

Temporary Maternity Leave Youth Support Counsellor Position Position Title: Youth Support Counsellor Program: The Alliance Club Reports To: Programs Manager Posting Closing Date: October 2nd, 2020 Potential Start Date:  November 16th, 2020 Position Summary The...

Main Office

Mon-Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm

contact our main office: 250-383-3514

Alliance Club 

Mon-Thurs 10:00am-6:00pm  Fri: 10:00am-2:00pm

contact our Alliance Club: 250-361-3923

After hours phone support

Please call:
the Kiwanis Emergency Shelter
250-386-8282