Therapeutic Volunteer Program

IMPACT STORY

Mental Health Week May 7-13

"Just give me a chance"

THERAPEUTIC VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

The Therapeutic Volunteer Program (TVP) is part of a broader therapeutic work program established in the mid 80's. TVP was created to offer persons living with a mental illness the opportunity to volunteer in their community. It provides an opportunity to engage in a rehabilitative process through participation.

TVP assists people in developing pre-employment skills and increased self-confidence in the pursuit of greater independence.

Some funds are available to offset costs incurred by participants.

Eligibility criteria

For those living with mental illness 19+ living in Surrey and White Rock who are looking to improve pre-employment skills and increase self-confidence in the pursuit of greater independence.

Can you access the program directly?

No

Other referral options

You must be referred through the Surrey or White Rock Mental Health and Substance Use Centre.

Other information

Location(s)

New Frontier Clubhouse (Surrey North)
9803 - 140th Street
Surrey, BC  V3T 4M4 (map)
604.597.8610

The Roost Clubhouse (Surrey Central)
13582 - 68th Avenue
Surrey, BC  V3W 2G3 (map)
604.597.8610

The Whale House
15877 Pacific Avenue
White Rock, BC  V4B 1S8 (map)
604.536.3480

Contacts(s)

Pat St. Jean
Program Manager
SURREY NORTH and CENTRAL CLUBHOUSES
604.581.6177
patricia.stjean@options.bc.ca

Leeann Gardiner
Program Manager
WHALE HOUSE
604.536.4380
leeann.gardiner@options.bc.ca