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Please note that these services do not substitute professional health care. Youthspace.ca offers non-judgmental, emotional support to any person under 30 experiencing any sort of crisis.

If you need to speak to someone immediately, please contact 911, or a local Crisis Line.

 

Click the + to read the Terms. Agreeing to these Terms of Service allows you use the Chat/Text & Forum Services.

 

You agree that:

  1. You are under 30 years old.
  2. By using our services, you will treat all staff, volunteers, and other visitors with respect. Comments of disrespect or discrimination are not acceptable at Youthspace.ca.
  3. You will never attempt to meet someone in person that you met on Youthspace.ca.
  4. We respect your right to confidentiality. However, if at any time we feel seriously concerned that you or someone else is in immediate danger, we are required by law to contact the appropriate authorities. We also have a legal responsibility to report instances of child abuse.
  5. You will not use the services to sell anything, or to spam.
  6. Youthspace.ca is not responsible for the actions of its visitors.
If using the Youthspace.ca chat, you agree that:
  • Chats will be kept to roughly 60 minutes long – this allows us enough time to chat with you and get to the next person in line.
  • You will do your best to be responsive and present in the chat. (if you don’t reply for more than five minutes, we may end the chat to respond to other visitors)
  • Currently our online and text service is available 7 days a week, from 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM Pacific Standard Time
  • If using the Youthspace.ca forum, you agree that:
  • The forum is public, so you agree that everything you post will be publicly accessible.
  • Youthspace.ca staff reserve the right to remove and edit posts. Triggering content explicitly detailing self-harm, suicide, violence or abuse will be removed. Any personally identifying information including names, age, location, etc will be removed.
  • Any changes to these Terms are effective immediately after updating. Each time you access these services, you must agree to the Terms of Service.

     

    If you see anyone violating these terms, or if you have any questions, please email support@youthspace.ca.

     

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