Camrose Open Door Association

Housing Program


Description
Offers a housing program for youth, including emergency housing and transitional suites.

Service provides:

  • an emergency shelter and transitional suites to house youth in need

Emergency housing includes:

  • access to a communal kitchen where residents can prepare their own meals or help staff prepare meals for all clients in housing
  • youth support workers who work with clients in housing to establish goals and develop life skills as well as act as an advocate for them when needed
  • staff available 24/7 through the emergency helpline

Transitional suites include:

  • independent living quarters, with a bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen / dining area, helping with the¬†transition from living in our housing program to living independently in the community
  • support services at the office in the Gateway Centre
  • clients learn what their rights are as a tenant and learn valuable life skills such as budgeting and meal planning
Key Provider: youth support workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 16 to 24 years
Contact for further entrance criteria.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call or text the 24-hour helpline
  • or drop in during office hours
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times may vary.

Telephone
780-679-6803 (Office)
Telephone
780-679-HELP (4357) (24 Hour Helpline)
Text
780-679-HELP (4357) (24 Hour Helpline)
Web Site
http://www.camroseopendoor.com
Email
info@camroseopendoor.com
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Has an elevator. Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit, Registered Charity / Foundation
Last Updated On
November 3, 2020
Address
4825 51 Street
Camrose, AB, T4V 1R9
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