BC Indigenous Youth 3C Challenge

The 3C Challenge is an opportunity for Indigenous youth, ages 15 to 29, to develop their business skills and explore their entrepreneurial spirit. Each participant will gain a deeper understanding of how they can connect culture, community, and commerce to support their success.

Gathering Our Voices

GOV is a youth event held annually in BC. The event is co-hosted by the BCAAFC, the Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council (PAYC), and the local Friendship Centre.

Other Resources for Youth:
National Association of Friendship Centres – Annual Youth Forum

The NAFC’s 31st Annual Youth Forum will be held virtually on July 24-25, 2020. View the full information package here. Youth are invited to learn more about the Friendship Centre Movement, network, and share ideas!
*Register Here*


Three levels of grants available ($250/$750/$1,500) for youth (ages 15 to 30) to complete a project that supports their community. The #RisingYouth Take Action Guide can help you plan and develop your project.

An up-to-date warehouse of information about resources and services for young adults. learning tools are designed to empower youth who are or were in government care in BC as they transition out of care.