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Heron's Nest Education Centre for Young Parents

Program Description 

Heron's Nest Education Centre for Young Parents is designed to meet the needs of pregnant and parenting young people (moms and dads) in Grades 8-12.  Heron's Nest operates in partnership with on-site Emma's Daycare (operated by the YWCA).

For a more detailed explanation of this program, please see the HERON'S NEST PROGRAM BROCHURE

Program Location

Administering School:

Vancouver Alternate Secondary School

Program Location:

419 East 24th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V5V 2A2

(portable located at corner of 23rd & Carolina St)


(604) 713-5839


Referral Process

The student’s current VSB case manager or administrator can submit the application found here

All referrals are reviewed to determine program suitability relative to individual student needs. Successful applicants will be contacted by the Program Teacher or Youth and Family Worker to arrange an intake meeting with the student and their caregiver. 

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