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Covenant House Toronto

Site: Covenant House Toronto

Service: Awareness and Prevention School Presentations

Contact Information
Office Phone Toronto and GTA North/East Schools 416-735-1388 ; Toronto and GTA South/West Schools 416-735-1389
Fax 416-204-7030
E-Mail presentations@covenanthouse.ca
Website www.CovenantHouseToronto.ca/presentations
Primary Contact Suzie Tarlattini, Program Supervisor, Toronto and GTA North/East Schools; Phone: 416-204-7047; Email: tarlattini@covenanthouse.ca
Alternate Contact Peter Newnham, Runaway Prevention Program Facilitator, Toronto and GTA South/West Schools; Email: pnewnham@covenanthouse.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Multimedia presentations, support resources and facilitated open discussion in school environment

Before You Run -- open discussion on contributing factors to youth homelessness including family breakdown, abuse, mental health, bullying, drugs, exploitation and stress * video presentation on risks and pressures facing youth and realities of street life * information, advice and links to community resources

Reality Check -- open discussion on dangers of street life and challenges facing homeless youth * group activities * video presentation on youth homelessness * encourages awareness, leadership and community involvement * links to community resources

Trafficked -- open discussion on sex trafficking as a local issue, as well as the way in which youth as young as 13 years are lured and exploited * video dramatization of a trafficked youth's experiences * encourages awareness, healthy relationships, self-protection, and social responsibility * links to community resources
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Boundaries Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Students in grades 6-12, college/university students, and youth groups
Application Call, email or visit website for online booking form
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
20 Gerrard St E
Toronto, ON M5B 2P3
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Intersection Yonge St and Gerrard St E
Physical Access Not Applicable - office ; Program locations vary
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Abuse / Assault
HCSD Sub Heading Victims of Abuse Support Programs
Service Categories Human Trafficking Prevention ; Runaway Prevention Programs

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