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.

Choices Youth Shelter

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Demographics Population size: 20,000 – 49,999 Ages work with: 12-15 years: 1-24% 16-24 years: 75-100% 25-30 years: 1-24% 31 + years: 1-24% Does your organization have multiple sites/locations: Yes Programs emergency shelter harm reduction justice system/youth involved with the law mental health permanent housing prevention programs supportive housing transitional housing Contact Mary Vervoot Executive Director […]

Choices for Youth

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Demographics Population size: 100,000 – 499,999 Ages work with: 16-24 years: 75-100% 25-30 years: 1-24% Does your organization have multiple sites/locations: Yes Programs drop in centre education programs emergency shelter employment/training programs harm reduction justice system/youth involved with the law mental health mentorship outreach/intervention programs permanent housing prevention programs recreation programs social enterprise supportive housing […]

Our Place Peel

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Demographics Population size: 1,000,000 or more Ages work with: 16-24 years: 75-100% Does your organization have multiple sites/locations: No Programs drop in centre emergency shelter harm reduction mental health outreach/intervention programs transitional housing Contact Jennifer Lema Shelter Manager 905 238 1383 jlema@ourplacepeel.org ourplacepeel.org 3579 Dixie Road Mississauga, ON L4Y 2B3

Backgrounder on Homeless Youth and Mental Health

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Backgrounder on Homeless Youth and Mental Health An invisible crisis Youth homelessness has existed in Canada for decades, however, recent years have seen a significant increase in the number of young people with complex mental health issues who are also facing the isolation and struggle of homelessness. In communities across the country, the failure to […]

Document d’information sur les jeunes sans abri et la santé mentale

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Document d’information sur les jeunes sans abri et la santé mentale Une Crise Invisible L’itinérance chez les jeunes au Canada existe depuis des décennies; toutefois, ces dernières années, on a noté un accroissement important du nombre de jeunes aux prises avec des problèmes complexes de santé mentale qui sont également confrontés à l’isolement et l’itinérance. […]

Les Habitations L’Escalier

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Le gagnant – Les Habitations L’Escalier, un organisme d’emploi destiné aux jeunes, et exerçant ses activités à Montréal et en Estrie Depuis plusieurs mois, j’habite à la maison d’hébergement l’Escalier. Je travaille aux Distributions l’Escalier, c’est ma première job! Grâce à cet emploi, j’ai pu aller travailler de temps en temps à la ferme aux […]