Youth Resource Centre

A map to assist youth workers and young people find resources and direction for services in York Region

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1. Community Legal Clinic of York Region Providing free legal advice to tenants on their rental rights.

2. Newmarket Connections Community Information & Volunteer Centre - explore the possibilities.

3. Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation (CPRF)

3.1. New node

4. Housing

4.1. Loft/Crosslinks Housing & Support Services: Provides housing support to people with serious mental illness

4.2. Inn From the Cold: Winter Emergency Shelter (Dec. to the end of March) based in Newmarket, serving York Region.

5. Education

5.1. Bill Crothers Secondary School

5.2. YRDSB: Research & Assessment Services: Field Research - School - community engagement; youth homelessness; assets mapping

5.3. The Learning Centre For Georgina - Academic Upgrading - Grade Booster - GED prep

6. Food

6.1. LOFT/Crosslinks Street Outreach : Provides support to homeless & at risk individuals.

6.2. York Region Food Network : Food Bank Support, community gardens, community kitchens, gleaning, backpack program, advocacy.

7. Clothing

8. Government Supports

8.1. Regional Municipality of York; Play 2 Recreation & Sport Program; region wide program for youth 4-18; low income

8.2. York Regional Police

9. Networks

9.1. York Region Alliance to End Homelessness

9.2. Gay York Region.com;

10. Volunteer

10.1. Canadian Red Cross/York;RespectEd - Violence & Abuse Prevention / International/Youth - Humanitarian Issues Program, Youth Action Groups

10.1.1. Canadian Red Cross/York - RespectED- Violence & Abuse Prevention; International/Youth - Humanitarian Issues Program, Youth Action Groups

10.2. Jericho Youth Services

11. Employment

11.1. Sutton Employment Resource Centre 905-722-1480

11.2. yorkyouth: Employment Services for youth age 15 to 30. One-on-one job search assistance and access to community Employment programs and services 1-866-992-9930

11.3. Seneca College Employment Services

11.4. Discover: Career Exploration for youth age 15 to 30 1-866-992-9930

11.5. Directions: A program to assist clients to access community employment programs through appropriate referrals 1-866-992-9930

11.6. Community Legal Clinic of York Region provides advice, representation or referrals for youth who experience employment issues (i.e. non-payment of wages, termination, discrimination, employment insurance, and workplace safety and insurance).

12. Emergency

12.1. York Support Services Network - 310-COPE

13. Health

13.1. Addiction Services for York Region: Community Withdrawal Management Program, Adult Out-Patient, Youth Out-Patient, Gambling Program, Outreach Program, Umbrellas Program, Concurrent Disorder Program, Court Diversion Program, Back On Track, Alternative to Long Term Suspension, YouthSpeak.

13.2. TAMI (Talking about Mental Illness) Coalition

13.3. Vaughan Community Health Centre

13.4. Canadian Mental Health Association - York Region and South Simcoe County

13.5. York Support Services Network

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15. Settlement/Newcomer

15.1. Youth Assisting Youth: Provides youth mentoring services for at-risk youth, 6-15, who are experiencing social, emotional, behavioural or cultural adjustment problems.

15.2. Community Legal Clinic of York Region: Providing free legal assistance/advice to newcomer youth in a variety of poverty law related areas, including housing, social assistance, immigration, etc.

16. Recreation/Support