youturn - Youth Support Services

Site: Renfrew County

Service: Youth In Transition Worker Program

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Description and Services
Description (Service) The goal of the Youth in Transition Worker program is to support youth in their successful transition out of the child welfare system into adulthood. The youth in transition worker helps youth to develop and pursue their goals, and supports them to identify, access, and navigate adult service systems relevant to their specific needs. They support youth to connect to existing supports and resources within their communities including, housing supports, education resources, employment services and training, life skills training (e.g. financial management, household management), health and mental health services, and legal services.
Hours Irregular, call for details
Areas Served Renfrew County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
 
•Crown ward, legal custody order or formal customary care agreement prior to 18th birthday OR eligible for renewed youth supports.
Application Referrals can come from any source, including youth self-referrals 
http://www.youturn.ca/youth-in-transition-worker-program/ 
Application forms can be found on the link above and faxed to 613-789-1350. YITW can be contacted directly at 613-867-4122 for more information.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-789-0123
Toll Free Phone 1-877-469-6650
Fax 613-789-1350
Website www.youturn.ca
Primary Contact Marv Johnston, Clinical Supervisor, Youturn Youth Support Services; Phone: 613-789-0123 ext 238 * 613-633-6197; Fax: 613-789-1350; Email: mjohnston@youturn.ca
Alternate Contact Melanie Black, Clinical Supervisor Intake Services, youturn Youth support Services.; Phone: 613-789-0123; Email: meblack@youturn.ca
Primary Executive Kathy Neff, Executive Director, Youturn Youth Support Services; Phone: 613-789-0123; Email: kneff@youturn.ca
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Renfrew County
Address & Map
City Centre Building
250 City Centre Ave, Suit 303
Ottawa (City of), on K1R 6K7
Intersection City Centre Ave. and Elm St
Mailing Address c/o Youturn Youth Support Services 
City Centre Building 
250 City Centre Ave, Suite 303 
Ottawa, ON K1R 6N7
Physical Access Not Applicable - Mobile service is provided in a location that is accessible for clients needs and location
Other Details
Established 1989
Funding Provincial
Service Categories Adolescent/Youth Counselling ~ Young Offenders

Administration: 613-757-3108 Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm

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