|Record #: OCR1224||Last Full Update: 05 Jun 2018|
|Alternate Name||Kingston Youth Homelessness Protocol|
|Former Name||Operation Go Home (June 2009)|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Located In Community||Ottawa|
|Address & Map||
150 Gloucester St
Ottawa, ON K2P 0A6
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|Intersection||O'Connor St and Laurier Ave W|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 53157
Ottawa, ON K1N 1C5
|Bus Route Notes||OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Parking||Pay parking lot * parking meters|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||Uses a variety of programming designed to assist clients on an individual and personal level. Guides and supports youth based on their dreams, goals, and desires for a better life.
“Works” Programs: Provide things such as challenge, achievement, independence and reward. These programs typically provide paid opportunities to youth and allow them to further their knowledge or experience in an area of employment or education. Programs include social support.
“Matters” Programs: Focused on elements that affect quality of life, such as socialization, dignity, friendship, and safety. Each result is different, and the outcomes vary on an individual basis.
Reunite: Assists youth with returning home to their families across Canada.
Finance Matters: Six week financial literacy course that provides information on debt, savings, budgeting, credit and credit reports, saving and investing, banking, income and taxes, etc.
Job Action Project: Provides employment preparation, skills training, work experience (through job placement), support and monitoring for 40 youth facing (and already experiencing) multiple barriers to employment.
HousingWorks: Supported housing program for at-risk and/or homeless youth. Each participant is provided with a housing worker, for up to one year, to assist them in finding and maintaining safe and affordable housing.
Street Outreach: Front-line, street level outreach and crisis intervention. Offers personal supplies such as mittens, socks, water, and food.
|Hours||Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm * program hours vary|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) - 30 year(s)
Transient youth between 16-19 years for the Reunite Program * 16-30 years for local programming * 16-25 years for drop-in access
|Application||Call or drop-in for more information.|
|Languages||English ; French - partially|
|Service Categories||Distance Education ~ Homeless Youth ; Homeless Drop In Centres ~ Homeless Youth ; Homeless Family Reunification Services ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ Families/Friends of Missing Persons ~ Parents ; Personal Financial Counselling ~ Homeless Youth ; Prejob Guidance ~ Homeless Youth ; Runaway Prevention Programs ; Runaway Prevention Programs ~ Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ; Runaway/Homeless Youth Counselling ; Runaway/Homeless Youth Helplines ; Street Outreach Programs ~ Homeless Youth ; Supportive Housing for Homeless People ; Work Experience ~ Homeless Youth|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-668-4663|
|Primary Contact||Lynda Franc, Director of Programs and Services; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Elspeth McKay, Executive Director; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Funding||Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119068997 RR0001|
|Elections||The Board of Directors is elected.|
|Print Material||Promotional material * pamphlets * annual report * newsletter|
|Resources||Website, information package|