YMCA of Hamilton / Burlington / Brantford

Site: Burlington - Ron Edwards Family YMCA

Service: Halton Region Youth in Transition Worker Program

Record #: BTN4965
Last Full Update: 15 May 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-681-1140
Fax 905-681-8366
Website https://www.ymcahbb.ca/housing-community/youth-transition
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Primary Contact Lauren Cihosky, Youth in Transition Worker, Halton Region; Phone: call or text (Cell) 905-928-8803; Email: lauren.cihosky@ymcahbb.ca

Agency Information

Established 2014
Primary Executive Kim Horan, Program Manager; Phone: (Business) 905-526-8452

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Designed to assist youth ages 16-24 who have been involved with Children's Aid or child welfare services with their transition to independence

  • assists and supports youth to identify, develop and implement an individualized plan based on their goals
  • supports youth leaving care to identify, access and navigate adult service systems relevant to their needs and transitional into self-reliance, providing emotional support 

Connects youth with existing supports and resources in the community, including: 

  • housing supports 
  • educational opportunities 
  • employment services and training
  • life skills training, such as financial management 
  • health and mental health services 
  • legal services
  • other social and community supports

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm with flexibility for evening hours

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Are or have been, involved with child welfare

Clients may self-refer, peer-refer, or be referred by community agency

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location Access from North parking lot
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Ron Edwards Family YMCA
500 Drury Lane, Lower Level
Burlington, ON L7R 2X2
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Intersection Drury Lane and New St

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