The youth team allows youth in the community to enjoy a host of activities and to have a gathering environment supervised by qualified youth workers in the premises of the Valcartier Family Centre.

Our Youth Counsellors

Le Repaire Youth Club

Le Repaire Youth Club (for 12-17 years old)  welcomes young people to a healthy environment of belonging which promotes their integration and development. The club is supervised by a team of qualified and dynamic counsellors who are there to support, empower, and encourage young people in their journey to adulthood. Youth attending Le Repaire have access to several activities, structured or not (pool table, baby-foot, video games, board games, music, etc.).

Wednesday 6 pm to 9 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Friday 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm

*6th graders are welcome on Wednesdays.

Contact the Youth Services team to find out the summer schedule.

Teen volunteering | 12-17 years old

Teens can be active in their community by volunteering for various activities for the community and various committees. Volunteering promotes social integration and the development of skills and independence. Our qualified youth workers provide a framework for the adolescents’ volunteer work. The work could involve helping to organize dances, participating in the youth meeting for deciding on activities, and much more.

Workshops and Groups

Chit-Chat Dinner: Just For Truth | 12-17 years old

During meetings, various topics are discussed (romantic relationships, alcohol, drugs, sexuality, sexual orientation, social media, etc.)

P.EP.P. Project | 12-17 years old

The P.E.P.P. Project (Perseverance, Education, Personal Project) aims to promote academic motivation. Participants identify academic goals and a personal motivational project, take part in educational activities, and have access to personalized accompaniment throughout the school year. A prize is won at the end of theschool year.

Babysitting Course | 11 years old (or grade 6) or older

Course given by the Red Cross that gives young people the skills and qualifications to become certified babysitters.

Valcar-Co youth Co-op

The Co-op offers teenagers aged 12 to 17 years old a first job experience by allowing them to offer various services to the community (e.g. lawn mowingsnow removal, babysitting and much more!). 

Are you interested in joining our Co-op team? Contact us! 

Need a service from the Co-op?
 Complete the service request form by clicking here. 


Special needs

You are the parent of a child with special needs? See how the VMFRC may help you.

Prevention and support

Triple P

Positive parenting practices
Conferences on positive parental practices that aim to foster healthy ways to deal with emotions, as well as boost self-esteem and resilience in children

  • Triple P: Positive parenting practices (French only)
Counselling Services

Personalized Meetings

  •  Children behavior problems;
  • Difficult parent-child relationships;
  • Questions on parenting skills;
  • Marital difficulties;
  • Adaptation difficulties;
  • Stress and anxiety;
  • Impacts of operational stress injury on family;
  • Bereavement;
  • Personal self assessments;
  • Any other situation causing distress.Difficultés de comportement chez vos enfants;

Workshops and Groups

  • E=MC3 Group (Together to Better Understand)(Families with children 7-11 years old )
  • BSO group for teens (12-17 years old)
  • A.P.S. Group (After Parental Separation) (7-11 years old)
  • Stress Management Workshop: Billy (8-12 years old)

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