McCreary Centre Society is a non-government not-for-profit committed to improving the health of BC youth through research, evaluation and community-based projects. Our vision is that all youth are supported to be healthy and connected.
Report release: Raven’s Children V: A profile of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit youth health in BC. The report uses data from the BC Adolescent Health Survey to profile the health of Indigenous youth.
To access the report, click here.
To access the the media release, click here.
Webinar presentations of the results are scheduled for:
The YIRT are a group of young Indigenous researchers who have come together to work on projects that support Indigenous youth and improve their health and well-being. Their first project was to create a fact sheet about building school connectedness among urban Indigenous youth. The fact sheet is available for download here.
McCreary has published an article in the Child Indicators Research Journal on developing a measure that captures the experiences of deprivation among youth in BC. Inspired by a model successful used in the UK to measure material deprivation, the BC Youth Deprivation Index was developed ahead of the 2018 BC Adolescent Health Survey and collected results from over 38,000 BC youth. Click here to access the article.
McCreary is hosting its 2022 Annual General Meeting on Zoom on Monday, November 28th, 2022. The theme for this year's AGM is Celebrating the past and building for the future.
McCreary invites you to join us for our virtual AGM as we celebrate 45 years of McCreary and 30 years of the BC Adolescent Health Survey.
Dr. Jennifer Charlesworth, Representative for Children and Youth of BC, will provide the keynote for this event.
To RSVP and receive a link to the meeting, please email email@example.com.
The Youth Research Academy is surveying BC youth aged 18 to 24 with experience of government care or an alternative to care, such as a Youth Agreement. The goal is to understand what is working well and what can be improved for young people transitioning out of care.