A program hosted by Aunt Leah’s Place that caters to life skills, youth advocacy, and safe spaces. The Essential Skills program offers a meal as well as a fun and educational workshop typically aimed at young people.


Located a few blocks away from 22nd Street Skytrain Station and inside the Aunt Leah’s building. Landmarks include Papa Dave’s Pizza and 7/11 along 20th St.

Typical meal:

Expect a homemade meal (with the occasional takeout!) Veggies/meats donated by other organizations are used as well.

Vegetarian Option?:


Good to know:

Be on time- Doors open at 4pm and dinner is at 4:30pm

Be Respectful and tolerant to others

Be Involved and committed

Leftovers available?


Additional Services Available:

Staff involved with Aunt Leah’s Place are on hand during the workshop and would be happy to arrange connections.


Opening Hours

Wednesday 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm