Resources for guardians and mentors

community resources

LANGLEY SCHOOL DIRECTORY

Click here to view the directory of all the schools in Langley, district no. 35.

Township of Langley

A full list of recreational programs, family events, parks/trails, city-wide services and community centers can be found, here.

To view the Recreation Guide, please click here.

City of Langley

A full list of recreational programs, family events, parks/trails, city-wide services and community centers can be found, here.

To view the Recreation Guide, please click here.

LANGLEY YOUTH HUB

The Langley Youth Hub provides services such as medical care, substance use counselling and harm reduction programs, mental health counselling, employment and housing support, and life skills training – all of which are imperative in increasing the overall well-being of youth. Please find the contact information, here.

Langley Community Services Society

Langley Community Services Society has been helping individuals enhance their lives. LCSS offers a wide variety of programs in the areas of family counsellingfamily servicessettlement and integration and substance use services. Click here for more information about the organization.

CANADIAN TIRE JUMPSTART

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley have partnered with Canadian Tire Jumpstart to help children with financial need participate in organized sports or recreational acitivities. Click here for Jumpstart information.

health and safety resources

Ministry of Children & Family Development

The Ministry works to deliver inclusive, culturally respectful, responsive and accessible services that support the well-being of children, youth and families. Click here to learn about the variety of services offered.

Click here to contact the Langley MCFD branch.

Options Community Services

Options Community Services is a diverse organization, united in the purpose of helping people to help themselves and promoting safe, healthy, vibrant communities. Click here for additional resources.

Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7, national support service. We offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French. Click here for more information.

Whether by phone, text, mobile app or through our website, you can connect with us whenever you want, however you want.

HealthLink BC

HealthLink BC offers a variety of resources that are related to mental health and substance use. Please click here to view a complete list of useful resources.

AUTISM CANADA FOUNDATION

Click here to view Autism Canada Foundation’s Physician Handbook. This book is a great resource for caregivers dealing with children who have autism. Filled with great information and friendly illustrations, this is a must read for any anyone that works or interacts with autistic children.

BRAIN DEVELOPMENT & VULNERABILITY OF ADOLESCENTS TO DRUG USE

Mentor International has prepared a detailed summary of new research concerning adolescent brain development and the effects of alcohol and other drug use on the developing brain. This emerging science is providing new insights about how teenagers make critical and life influencing decisions, including their decisions about drug use. Brain imaging studies suggest that the brain continues to develop through adolescence and into young adulthood (age 25 years).

Summary pack includes brochureslides, and speaker’s notes.