WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Youth between 13 and 24 who want to change their relationship with alcohol and/or drugs.
People over 19 may be referred to adult counsellors, if that is a better fit.
Chilliwack, Delta, Ladner, Tsawwassen, White Rock, South Surrey, Langley, Aldregrove, Cloverdale, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, and North Surrey.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?
Program staff are accessible by cell phone and work in the community, and are able to meet you wherever you are. Messages can be left for our counsellors at any time. They normally return calls within 24-48 hours on regular business days Monday to Friday.
- Astra counsellors can make referrals to appropriate detoxification, intensive day programs and residential services
- Aftercare and follow-up counselling services are available for youth who have attended residential programming, the Youth Detention Centre and the Detox Centres
- Astra counsellors are not crisis workers. If youth are in crisis, they can call 604-310-1234 or 1-800-668-6868
THIS PROGRAM IS FUNDED BY