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Youth Empowerment and Support Services


Description
Provides youth with shelter, food, clothing, and referrals to other community resources.

Service offers:

  • a 16 bed, night-by-night youth shelter for young people with no safe housing alternative

Includes:

  • overnight beds
  • food
  • clothing
  • toiletries
  • showers
  • referrals to other community resources
  • advocacy

The shelter is voluntary and the expectations of the youth are centred on safety.

Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 15 to 21 years
  • who have no viable living alternative
Also open to transgender youth who fit the above criteria. Youth who are 15 years of age require consent of legal guardian.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call and request to speak with a youth worker

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-468-7070
Text
780-668-0634
Fax
780-466-1374
Web Site
http://yess.org
Email
intake@yess.org
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
August 2, 2023
Address
9310 82 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T6C 0Z6
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Hours of Operation
24/7