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Organization: Youth Without Shelter  
Phone Numbers: 416-748-0110
Fax: 416-748-2169
Website: www.yws.on.ca
Address:
6 Warrendale Court
Etobicoke, ON
M9V 1P9
Intersection: Kipling Ave and John Garland Blvd
Location: Toronto (Etobicoke)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Daily 24 hours
Executives: Wendy Horton - Executive Director
executivedirector@yws.on.ca
Judy Leroux - Development Manager
416-748-0110 ext 26 * communications@yws.on.ca
Contacts: Art Tsang - Planning and Evaluation Manager
416-748-0110 ext 24 * atsang@yws.on.ca
Service Description: Emergency residence and referral service for homeless youth

Programs and services:
  • Crisis Phone Line: counselling and referrals are available daily 24 hours
  • Residential Program: provides food, board, counseling, and referrals to health (physical, dental, optical), legal, and other services
  • Steps To Success: workshops are run 7 days a week on issues pertaining to life skills (anger management, conflict resolution, budgeting, cooking) and employment skills (job searching skills, resume- and cover-letter writing, interviewing, job retention)
  • Housing Program: workshops and counseling on tenant rights, living with roommates, finding housing, etc. Helps clients coordinate move-ins and is often able to provide donated furniture and kitchen goods. Housing program workers liaise with landlords and assist in housing searches and placements
  • Stay-In-School: support to younger residents through the successful completion of their education. Residence, study space, meals, and school supplies are provide
  • Employment Program: dedicated counselling for employment assessments; job search; resume writing; interview skill development; and connection to career and shadowing and volunteer opportunities
  • Continuing Support: support to former residents through The Supper Club that meets every other week, offering dinner, a take-home food package, hygiene products, and counseling. Counseling, referral services, and workshops are all made available to former residents

Fees: None
Application: Client must complete telephone intake before coming to shelter
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Homeless youth ages 16 years - 24 years
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Greater Toronto Area  
See Also: Counselling - Personal, Family and Couple
Crisis Intervention
Employment Assistance for Youth
Shelters and Drop-in Centres for Youth
Street Outreach

This information was last completely updated on February 22, 2017

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About Us
An emergency residence and referral agency serving homeless youth (16-24yrs), providing food, board, and programs in a safe, non-judgmental environment