Youth Agreement Program

Badges – A visual representation of the activities you have done on For each of the three badges you deserve, you are entitled to a real benefit (as long as you are a teenager in or out of the state in 24 years or less). Daytox – A day program under medical supervision to help people with substance dependence become substance-free and help in the event of withdrawal. If you have been cared for or have had a youth contract, you can qualify for an agreement with a young adult (AYA). It can help cover the costs of things like housing, child care, education and health care while you return to school, or attend a rehabilitation program. The AYA program offers up to $1,250 per month to cover the cost of living while you are attending school or undergoing rehabilitation, mental health or health care training or programs. When talking to a worker, the duration of your contract is tailored to your needs and the program you are on. You can have more than one agreement for a total of 48 months (4 years) of support. If you are a child or teenager and want to talk to someone, call the helpline for children under 310-1234.

Fair Pharmacare – A program that covers part of your medical and prescription needs. It is based on your annual income and you must apply before receiving coverage. State Assistance – Means anyone who has lived in nursing homes, group homes, child and adolescent psychiatrists, addiction centres, child care centres or independent housing. If you were in one of these places, you might have had one of these care statuses: youth contracts, advanced family placements, 54.1, continuing custody, temporary custody order, voluntary custody order, Medical Service Plan (MSP) – a program that covers most medical benefits in BC. You pay a monthly fee based on your income. Agreements with Young Adults (AYA) – A program to assist people aged 19 to 24 who would withdraw from care. Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) – BC Ministry of Social Services.B. Employment programs, income assistance and assistance for people with disabilities. Uninsured Health Services – Provides coverage to registered First Nations and recognized Inuit to help them access health care that is not provided by other plans or programs.