LOVE (British Columbia)

For over 20 years, LOVE (Leave Out Violence) BC has offered media arts and leadership programs to youth facing multiple barriers in the Lower Mainland.

Engage Youth. Build Bridges. Realize Potential.

LOVE supports to thrive through programs and healthy relationships that build and help overcome the challenges they face. Our participants emerge from LOVE’s programs with greater , heightened skills, and the confidence to be

About LOVE

20 Years of LOVE BC

2020 marked the 20th anniversary of LOVE BC. To ensure 20 more years of LOVE (and more!), we've launched a storytelling project to fund the future.

If you have a relationship with LOVE, we want to hear from you.

*COVID-19 Updates: LOVE BC is running at a limited capacity. For more information, please call (604-709-5728) or email us ( and stay up to date through our social media. More information about how our programs are affected can be found here.



of youth say that participating in LOVE gave them the tools to address violence, discrimination and bullying in their lives.


of LOVE youth feel engaged and supported to express themselves creatively.

“It was time for me to make a change and challenge myself to go to a place and talk to my friends about my problems, and have support with happiness and joy. That’s why I joined LOVE.” - Justin, LOVE Youth

Our Programs

LOVE BC supports youth facing multiple barriers to build resilience, overcome challenges and become leaders in their communities. Through arts-based violence prevention and intervention programming, LOVE youth explore their experiences, share their views of the world, and build leadership skills to break the cycle of violence in their lives and communities.