CHOICES Youth Shelter

Record Details
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Description & Services
Description Supports and services to homeless or at risk youth with 20 bed capacity and 30 day residency. Access to immediate shelter, nutritious meals and shower facilities. Second stage/transitional housing and referrals to local service providers. 
 
Support Services and Programs: Some have been put on hold due to COVID 19 
•Anger Management - for anyone over the ages of 16. Run by a Certified Anger Management Specialist - 8 week program. Certificate given at the end of the 8 week program. To receive your certificate, you have to attend all meetings. $50 for anyone over the age of 24 to be paid on the first session.  
•Life Skills - Major room clean: Youth learn how to clean properly, do their laundry, change bed sheets, and how to maintain good hygiene. 
•Today Program - assistance to local youth not currently residing at the shelter * access to a mid-day meal, shower, telephone and community referral. 
 
Outreach Services - offers an educational aspect to the shelter programs. Provide guest speakers to community service clubs, youth groups and school classes who can inform the groups about the problems and issues of homelessness. The goal is to lessen the need for services by educating the youth and public to healthy alternatives.
Hours Hours of operation have been affected, Due to COVID 19 we now are open 24/7. 
 
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Dates Year round
Areas Served Brampton ; Caledon ; Dufferin County ; Mississauga ; Orangeville ; Peel Region ; Simcoe County ; Youth from Caledon; Dufferin County; Orangeville
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s)
Fees None - for CHOICES Youth Shelter ; None - for CHOICES Youth Shelter * no fee for support services and programs
Languages English
Meetings All Youth are excepted to meet weekly with a Case Worker
Contact Information
Address & Map
59 Townline
Orangeville, ON L9W 1V5
 
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Intersection Townline and John St.
Accessibility Not Accessible
Mailing Address L9W 1V5
Office Phone 519-940-5687
Fax 519-942-5913
E-Mail info@choicesyouthshelter.info
Website www.choicesyouthshelter.com
Primary Contact Rebecca Byrne, Shelter Case Worker; Phone: 519-940-5687 ext 3; Email: rbyrne@choicesyouthshelter.info
Primary Executive Althea Alli, Shelter Director, Choices Youth Shelter; Phone: 519-217-7316; Email: acasamento@choicesyouthshelter.info
Other Details
Established 2000
Elections Annual General Meeting in Oct - see website for date
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Foundation
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects
Subjects Day programs ; Homeless youth ; Shelters

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