Richmond Youth
   Service Agency

   #100-7900 Alderbridge Way
   Richmond, BC V6X 2A5



   Tel: 604-271-7600
   Fax: 604-271-7626
   Email: info@rysa.bc.ca

  Hours of Operations
   RYSA Main Office
   Monday to Friday
      9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

   Pathways Aboriginal
   Centre

   Regular Hours
   Monday to Friday
      9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
   Wednesday
      Open till 8:00 PM
   Saturday
      10:00 AM to 3:30 PM



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Station Stretch Program

The Youth and Family Counsellor (YFC) position at Station Strech alternative school in Richmond, BC is the product of a partnership between the Richmond School District and Richmond Youth Service Agency. The purpose of our counsellor is to provide counselling and support services to youth ages 13-17 at Station Stretch who commonly struggle with academic troubles, social and emotional challenges, substance misuse, involvement with the justice system, or truancy.


Program Details
  • Station Stretch is a Grade 9/10 school readiness program where students have the opportunity to “catch up” on the core academic courses as well as work on issues impeding their success at the larger high schools
  • The goal is to enable the student to complete grade 10 in the four core subjects and to re-enter the school system at the senior level
  • The YFC aspires to assist students by helping them reduce social/ emotional distress and develop life skills so that they can improve their school performance and meet the program expectations and guidelines
  • Virtually every student that attends Station Stretch receives some level of YFC service, ranging from consultation and advocacy to intensive counselling

How to Participate

Referral is required from a school-district area counsellor.


Contact Information

For more information, please contact 604.644.5538.


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