Housing Program

The Open Doors


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
https://www.theopendoors.ca/
Email
info@theopendoors.ca
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Has an elevator. 
Other disabled access: No -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
October 5, 2022
Address
4825 51 Street
Camrose, AB, T4V 1R9
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Hours of Operation
24/7