The Nanaimo Youth Wellness Centre has a new home in the Nanaimo Aquatic Centre.

Island Health public health nurses and an administrative assistant work at the center, which offers vital health services to young people under the age of 25.

It provides general health and wellness support, pregnancy tests, STI tests, and mental health support.

The facility provides a safe and culturally sensitive environment for all young people.

The Nanaimo Youth Wellness Center is a partnership between Island Health, Nanaimo and Nanaimo-Ladysmith Public Schools.

It was originally located at Nanaimo District Secondary School.