St Leonard's Community Services

Site: Brantford - Dalhousie St E

Service: Youth Resource Centre

Service Details
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) - 19 year(s) 
 
Services for 15-19 year-olds who are experiencing personal problems that are placing them at risk for homelessness and/or are homeless
Application Drop in * no referral required
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Brantford
Address & Map
331 Dalhousie St E
Brantford, ON N3S 3V8
Intersection Dalhousie St and Drummond St
Mailing Address Box 638 
Brantford, ON N3T 5P9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description
Description (Service) Centre provides support and encouragement to youth aged 15 to 19 who are or at risk of experiencing homelessness as they transition to adulthood.* Centre offers a full spectrum of social, health and recreational services both on-site and through referrals to other agencies 
 
Services offered: 
* counselling 
* human rights information 
* legal aid 
* addiction and mental health 
* clothing 
* financial assistance 
* transportation 
* employment 
* vocational 
* educational 
* religious and spiritual 
* crisis intervention 
* housing and food 
 
Residential Services: 
* 20-bed residence providing emergency short-term care and long-term care 
* individual counselling 
* group counselling with the focus on life skills, problem-solving, independence preparation, drug, and alcohol abuse and healthy relationships 
 
School  
In partnership with the Grand Erie District School Board, the YRC offers a Learning Centre classroom to assist youth with their educational goals. The school is located at 133 Elgin Street 
 
Employment Services: 
Access to employment counsellors who work one-on-one with youth to assist them in their search for full or part-time employment. Assistance is catered to the individual and can include: 
* resume & cover letter preparation 
* interview preparation 
* assisting with job searching 
* safety training 
* how to keep a job by understanding employer expectations
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-758-9644
Fax 519-754-4031
E-Mail mrichardson@st-leonards.com
Website www.st-leonards.com
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Primary Contact Marg Richardson, Manager, Youth Resource Centre; Phone: (Business) 519-758-9644 ext 304
Primary Executive Brad Stark, Executive Director; Phone: (Business) 519-759-8830; Fax: 519-759-8156; Email: bstark@st-leonards.com

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