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Inner City Youth Housing Project


Description
Offers a safe place for homeless youth to stay and get help with becoming more independent, moving back home with family, or getting their own place.

Service offers:

  • a shelter for homeless youth to stay and get assistance in developing skills to move towards independence

Includes:

  • a safe, supportive, home environment
  • own bedroom with basic furniture and hygiene supplies
  • assistance in¬†securing and maintaining an appropriate day program (school, work, treatment, and more)
  • help getting identification and setting up doctors' appointments
  • weekly recreational activities
  • groceries so that clients can prepare breakfast and lunch on their own
  • dinner in the evening
  • help with setting goals and support in completing them
  • referrals to community resources such as schools, health services, addictions, employment programs, children's services, advocates office

Residences are located in central Edmonton neighbourhoods and include 4 houses, with a total of 20 beds.

Also accepts donations including basic needs items such as:

  • gently used teen (male and female) clothing
  • unused toiletries such as shampoo, feminine hygiene products, toothbrushes
  • bed linens, towels, pillows, blankets
  • bus tickets
  • gift cards to clothing stores
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 14 to 17 years old
  • who are homeless
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • call to ensure a spot is available as space is offered on a first come, first serve basis
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

There may be a wait depending on availability, however, the program does not keep a wait list.

Telephone
780-479-7075 (Intake)
Telephone
780-424-7543 Ext. 166 (Administrative Line)
Fax
780-425-5911
Web Site
http://www.e4calberta.org
Email
info@e4calberta.org
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
Last Updated On
November 25, 2013
Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM