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
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) 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 Administration Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm * Summer Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm (closed during field trips) 
Youth Centre Mon 2 pm-8 pm * Tue, Thu 2 pm-6 pm * Wed 2 pm-9 pm * Fri 10 am-4 pm
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
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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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