Lasting Change

Adopting Healthy Attitudes Youth & Family Services (AHAYFS) is an extraordinary service provider offering resources for at-risk, vulnerable individuals. We promote, safety, personal well-being, and inclusion. We foster opportunities for life skill development by collaborating with referred individuals and suitable community agencies. We encourage individuals’ connections with family and community with supportive initiatives. AHAYFS may influence the potential for positive and sustainable change by modeling the way, demonstrating best practices, and embracing a person-centered approach!

Basic Needs

AHAYFS offers safe resources and services for all individuals referred to our programs. Together we strive to create an environment where individuals can live and thrive towards their full potential without judgment. AHAYFS provides support within a Person-centered approach that focuses on individuals and their desired outcomes. AHAYFS provides care and support through the engagement of activities, events, accompaniment, life skill development, and preparation for transition or independence.


AHAYFS is a valuable community partner in the Lower Mainland that collaborates with several agencies to support a person-centered approach to services. We work closely with our community partners; Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS), Options, Surrey School District, the RCMP, Metis Family Services (MFS), several Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) programs and regions, and Community Living British Columbia (CLBC).


Individuals are supported by a skilled care team in developing life skills and achieving their goals. AHAYFS caregivers and Support staff engage with individuals and encourage building healthy and lasting relationships with themselves and within their community. AHAYFS fosters individual independence as they transition towards adulthood.

Program (SUP?)

The SUP? Program is Supporting Unique Potential as additional support for those individuals already receiving services within the agency’s resources. Individuals we serve are vulnerable and face multiple barriers within their communities and require tailored supports. AHAYFS’s SUP? program allows AHAYFS to better meet the immediate needs of individuals including assistance with daily living tasks, accessing or attending other programs and services within their community.

Outreach Program

AHAYFS Outreach program is in Partnership with Community Living British Columbia (CLBC). The Outreach program serves CLBC referred individuals who are over the age of 19 and in need of community support. Outreach workers offer a variety of supports within a person-centered approach that promotes independence, inclusion, and community partnerships.

What We Do

AHAYFS is a service provider that delivers safe, judgment-free care and support to at-risk and vulnerable individuals in the Lower Mainland. Our skilled staff provides 24-hour care in resources that promote safety and wellbeing while fostering life skills, access to medical, continued education, family and cultural connections, and independence. Simply said: “We meet individuals where they are at” by applying a person-centered approach and supportive plan where individuals feel safe, respected, heard, cared for, and valued.

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We’re accredited through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA).
Organizations pursue accreditation to demonstrate the implementation of best practice standards in the field of human services. COA evaluated all aspects of AHAYFS’s programs, services, management, and administration.
COA accreditation is an objective, independent, and reliable validation of an agency’s performance.

Our Vision

A world where individuals have belonging, connection, and a sense of family and community.

Our Mission

We provide the opportunity for individuals to have a voice in their future by creating personalized services that meet them where they are at.

Our Values

Hope, Growth, Inclusion, Teamwork, Autonomy

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