Vantage Community Services

Street Ties Youth Outreach Program


Description
Provides supports to youth who are street - involved.

Service offers:

  • supports to youth who are street - involved and dealing with sexual exploitation and / or addictions
  • awareness and intervention through art projects, harm reduction, addictions counselling, and referrals

Includes:

  • a drop - in centre for youth to connect with outreach workers and a program co - ordinator who can provide crisis counselling and outreach supports
  • access to showers, food, and clothing, and educational supports such as resume writing and job search help
  • opportunities to connect with art as a means of self - expression
  • educational presentations to schools and agencies on myths around sexual exploitation
Affiliation: Partnered with Alberta Health Services, Central Alberta Child and Family Services, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).Key Provider: outreach workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 13 to 21 years
  • who are street - involved
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • walk - in / drop - in
  • by appointment for educational presentations
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-348-8406
Fax
403-309-9487
Web Site
http://www.vantagecommunityservices.ca
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
November 25, 2016
Address
4928 51 Street
Red Deer, AB, T4N 2A7
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM