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Alternate & Alternative Programs

VSB has a total of 21 programs which are grounded in a culture of care.  Both alternative and alternate programs first address the basic needs of young people (i.e., SEL, food security, housing, community services, differentiated instruction and UDL) in order that the students can access the curriculum and proceed through their educational programming.

Two streams of programming:


Inter-agency programs that are co-facilitated by the VSB and various agencies such as MCFD, VCH, UNYA, PLEA, PCRS, MILIEU

These programs require a Social Worker or Youth Justice referral – school staff do not have direct access to refer students to these programs.



 VSB programs are attached to a secondary school or to VASS.  

Please go to Apply  to complete the application form. 

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