McCreary works in partnership with community organizations and academic institutions. If you are interested in partnering with McCreary on any research or youth engagement projects please contact us at

Community Research Partnership

Offers a research practicum for college students to answer research questions of interest to community agencies. Projects focus on evaluating services and improving youth health.

The partnership includes:

Student Research Group

Involves students from a variety of disciplines and academic institutions conducting secondary analysis of McCreary data.

Objectives include:

  • Making use of the Adolescent Health Survey, Homeless Youth Health and Wellness Survey, and other McCreary datasets.
  • Disseminating knowledge gained from the surveys through presentations and publications to academics, researchers, and other professionals.
  • Providing mentorship and research opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students.
  • To join, contact Elizabeth Saewyc at

Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre (SARAVYC)

SARAVYC is a team of researchers, in collaboration with community partners, with a focus on youth health equity.

To find out more, click here.

Data Access

Research projects involving secondary analysis of BC Adolescent Health Survey, BC Homeless Youth Health and Wellness Survey, or other McCreary data are conducted in collaboration between McCreary and academic institutions.

Academics interested in accessing the data should contact McCreary to discuss their idea and find out how to apply: