Program: Youth Action Centre (The)
Organization: Youth Opportunities Unlimited
Description of Services: Resource centre offering outreach and support services for at-risk, transient and street youth

Services include outreach, life skills groups, supportive counselling, advocacy, basic needs service provision and prevention education, parenting education * anonymous HIV testing * showers, laundry facilities and hygiene supplies are available * health and safety information and supplies are available including, condoms, first aid supplies

Offers transitional and affordable rental housing units within the Cornerstone Building * assists youth in finding housing, emergency food, emergency shelter, medical/health care, education, legal aid and counselling * information and referral to other agency services * health care centre

Available as cooling/warming centre with extended drop-in hours (8am-9pm) during Extreme Weather Alerts issued by the Middlesex-London Health Unit * access to mitts, hats, and coats
 
Supportive Housing Youth are assessed and provided an individual action plan to address personal needs and goals that assist in moving toward becoming self-sufficient * gain life skills training, pre-employment preparation and educational planning support through individual and group activities
 
YOU Belong Support Group Informal social group providing a safe space for queer youth and their allies to support one another, develop life skills, and form a peer community

Requirements
Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Youth 16-24 years
Application: Call or drop-in
Food Bank - Open on the 15th of each month at 3pm until supplies last * call ahead to ensure supplies
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: London, Middlesex

Contact Information
Phone Numbers: 226-777-0116
Fax: 226-777-1986
Email: info@you.ca
Website: www.you.ca
Address: The Cornerstone
332 Richmond St, Ste 102
London, ON
N6A 1B1
Intersection: Richmond St and York St
Location: London (Central)
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-9pm
Contacts: Mirella Bryant - Manager, Transition Services
226-777-0116 ext 107 * mirellab@you.ca
 

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