Needs Assessment Narrative

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Canadian Landscape In communities across the country, the failure to address the specific needs of homeless youth with complex mental health needs and the lack of appropriate, timely services is resulting in a crisis for homeless young people, their families and the community agencies and structures that seek to support them. While it is difficult […]

Moving the Homeless Youth and Mental Health Conversation Forward

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français Approfondir le dialogue sur les jeunes sans abri et la santé mentale Reflections on the National Needs Assessment Sean Kidd, Ph.D. Toronto Centre for Addiction and Mental Health University of Toronto Department of Psychiatry Sean Kidd is a Clinical Psychologist and Head of Psychological Services, Toronto Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Schizophrenia Division. […]

Mental Health of Homeless Youth Presentation

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On November 21, 2013, Dr. Sean Kidd, Assistant Professor at University of Toronto (Department of Psychiatry) and discussed his work on the mental health of homeless youth with the National Learning Community on Youth Homelessness. Here is the video recording of this session.

The ONE Change Inc – ONE LIFE Program

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Demographics Population size: 50,000 – 99,999 Ages work with: 12-15 years: 0% 16-24 years: 75-100% 25-30 years: 0% 31 +: 0% Does your organization have multiple sites/locations: Yes Programs mentorship transitional housing Contact Scott Crawford Community Developer/ Board President 506 647-3899 Scott.crawford@horizonnb.ca Website is currently being developed 223 Victoria Street Saint John, NB E2K 1L9

Lanark County Social Housing

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Demographics Population size: 5,000 – 19,999 Ages work with: 12-15 years: 0% 16-24 years: 1-24% 25-30 years: 1-24% 31 +: 25-49% Does your organization have multiple sites/locations: Yes Programs emergency shelter permanent housing prevention programs Rent – geared- to Income Housing Financial assistance for short term hotel stays Contact Sandy Grey Social Housing Manager (613) […]

Ottawa YMCA-YWCA, Second Stage Program

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Demographics Population size: 500,000 – 999,999 Ages work with: 12-15 years: 1-24% 16-24 years: 75-100% 25-30 years: 1-24% 31 +: 1-24% Does your organization have multiple sites/locations: Yes Programs emergency shelter employment/training programs recreation programs supportive housing transitional housing Contact Judy Perley Senior Director, Housing Services 613-237-1320 x 5092 judy.perley@ymcaywca.ca www.ymcaywca.ca 180 Argyle Avenue Ottawa, […]

Young Parents No Fixed Address

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Demographics Population size: 1,000,000 or more Ages work with: 12-15 years: 1-24% 16-24 years: 50-74% Does your organization have multiple sites/locations: No Programs supportive housing transitional housing Young Parents No Fixed Address is a collaborative network of 30 agencies from across Toronto and 90 or more front line staff who all work together to identify, […]

Westman Youth for Christ

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Demographics Population size: 50,000-99,999 Ages work with: 12-15: 1-24% 16-24 years: 75-100% 25-30 years: 1-24% Does your organization have multiple sites/locations: Yes Programs drop in centre education programs employment/training programs harm reduction justice system/youth involved with the law mental health mentorship outreach/intervention programs prevention programs recreation programs transitional housing youth in care Contact Dwayne Dyck […]

Dianova

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Demographics Population size: 1,000,000 or more Ages work with: 16-24 years: 1-24% 25-30 years: 1-24% 31 +: 25-49% Does your organization have multiple sites/locations: Yes Programs permanent housing prevention programs treatment centre Contact Bruno Ferrari Executive Director 514-875-7013 dianova@dianova.ca www.dianova.ca 1273, rue Saint-André Montreal, QC H2L 3T1