Prevention and Health Promotion

Encouraging and promoting healthy lifestyle choices for children and youth in our communities.

  • Addictions
  • Education
  • Youth
  • Youth 13 - 18

Available in Aldergrove Chilliwack Delta Ladner Surrey Tsawwassen

The Prevention and Health Promotion program uses a broad-based health promotion approach to establish and operate substance misuse prevention programming. Programs run in school and community environments.

Program Features

  • Provide mentoring and positive role modeling for youth.
  • Enhance resiliency and protective factors to allow for positive life decisions.
  • Establish programs and activities that enhance positive personal development.
  • Promote healthy lifestyles.
  • Raise awareness of the dangers of drug use and the benefits of non-using choices.
  • Reduce the likelihood that youth will start using substances.
  • Delay the progression of alcohol and drug use by youth in our communities.

Services Provided:


Prevention Facilitators enhance youth knowledge about substance use and emphasize the benefits of healthy choices and decision making. A variety of topics are available.


Groups are tailored to the needs of each school.  These can include gender specific, leadership development, and skill-building/recreational focused programming.

Suspension Education Sessions

Students who are suspended for alcohol or drug related reasons can be referred directly by the school (referral form required).

Individual Mentoring

The focus is on empowering youth to make healthy choices, to be connected to their school, and find a place where they can belong.

Health Promotion Events and Activities

We provide interactive and educational activities that are planned based on national events, existing school and community activities, and student-led initiatives.

Program Details


Community-Based Prevention programs are available to schools, community groups, parents, and other stakeholders in the Surrey community.

School-based prevention programs are available to youth, adults, and educators from the following schools:


  • Aldergrove Community Secondary
  • Betty Gilbert Middle School
  • Associated feeder schools


  • A.D. Rundle
  • Chilliwack Middle School
  • Associated feeder schools


  • Elementary schools in the Ladner, Tsawwassen, and South Delta area



  • School-Based Prevention
    Aldergrove Community Secondary and Betty Gilbert Middle School

    A.D. Rundle and Chilliwack Middle School

    Elementary schools in the Ladner, Tsawwassen, and South Delta areas

  • Community-Based Prevention:

    Guildford: 10453 Whalley Blvd.

    Newton:  114 – 13479 76 Avenue


  • fraserhealth

Contact Information

Surrey – Newton


Surrey – Guildford



604-856-2521 x 356






How To Apply

Contact a prevention coordinator in your area to book a presentation or group, make a referral, or to discuss potential prevention initiatives in your school.

You need a form when making a referral for one-on-one support or group support.  Please note referrals are only accepted from the listed schools.