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Youth Action Kommittee of Perth & District

Site: Youth Action Kommittee of Perth & District (YAK)

Service: YAK Youth Services

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-264-8381
Primary Contact Rachel Roth, Executive Director; Email:
Address & Map
The Old Perth Shoe Factory
1 Sherbrooke St E
Perth, ON K7H 1A1
View Google Map
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (8 Apr 2020) The centre is closed and programming cancelled until further notice. Toiletries (deodorant, soap, feminine products, shampoo, toothpaste, etc.) available - youth asked to send a message through Facebook to access them.

Youth programs and services

* After School Programs: focuses on nutrition, physical education and well-being
* employment readiness workshops
* peer counselling, advocacy and referrals
* life skills including cooking, financial literacy and community engagement
* healthy snacks served nightly and dinner served twice a week
* health: sexual health, addiction
* mental health: referrals for support
* homeless support: clothing, food, hygiene supplies, referrals
* lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ2) support and information
* electronics recycling program
* summer camp
* Weekly Movie Nights
Hours COVID19: Irregular, call for details.
Areas Served Lanark County ; Rideau Lakes ; Sharbot Lake ; Other communities through North Leeds
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Youth 12-18 years old
Application Drop in
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1996
Funding City / Town - Perth ; Regional / Municipal - Lanark County ; Provincial - Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport ; Federal - Service Canada ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number 892320920 R0001 ; United Way ; Foundation - Perth & District Country Foundation
Elections Annual General Meeting: June
Date Updated 15 Jan 2020
Service Categories Community Meals ~ Youth ; Day Camps ; Homeless Drop In Centres ; Homework Help Programs ; LGBTQ Support Groups ~ Youth ; Life Skills Education ~ Youth ; Recycling ; Sexual Health Centres ~ Youth ; Subject Tutoring ; Youth Centres

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