YMCA of Hamilton / Burlington / Brantford

Site: Burlington - YMCA Employment & Training Services

Service: Halton Region Youth in Transition Worker Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-681-1140 ext 6235
Fax 905-681-8366
Website https://ymcahbb.ca/Programs/Community-Initiatives/Youth-in-Transition-Worker-Program-(YITW)
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ymcahamiltonburlingtonbrantford
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/ymcahbb/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ymca_ets
Primary Contact Priscilla Ocran, Youth in Transition Worker, Halton Region; Phone: Call or text (Cell) 905-928-8803; Email: priscilla.ocran@ymcahbb.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2014
Primary Executive Vanessa Werstine, Program Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 905-526-8452 ext 3416
Funding Provincial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Designed to assist youth ages 16-24 who have been involved with Children's Aid or child welfare services with their transition to independence. 
* clients may self-refer or be referred by community agencies 
* Assists and supports youth to identify, develop and implement an individualized plan based on their goals 
* Supports youth leaving care to identify, access and navigate adult service systems relevant to their needs and transitional into self-reliance, providing emotional support 
Connects youth with existing supports and resources in the community, including:  
* housing supports  
* educational opportunities  
* employment services and training  
* life skills training, such as financial management  
* health and mental health services  
* legal services  
* other social and community supports
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30, flexibility for evening hours
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
and are, or have been, involved with child welfare
Application Clients may self-refer or be referred by community agency
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Ron Edwards Family YMCA, Career Development & Learning Centre
500 Drury Lane, Lower Level
Burlington, ON L7R 2X2
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Intersection Drury Lane and New St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Economic Self Sufficiency Programs ~ Youth ; Supervised Living for Older Youth

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