Youth Now Canada

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-820-7109
Fax 613-820-8269
Primary Executive Mark Arnold, Excutive Director, Youth Now Canada; Email:
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Cornwall, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Youth Now Canada - Head Office 
PO Box 995 
107 Belmont St 
Cornwall, ON K6H 5V1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Youth focused organization * operates two open custody and open dentention programs, Park Place for Youth in Peterborough and Talitha House in Ottawa (see separate listings) * transitional housing programs in Cornwall * rental units with connections support: established partnerships with landlords who are willing to rent to youth with complex needs * evidence-based programs 
Youth Now Connections: one-on-one support to youth and those responsible for their care * staff provides a combination of therapeutic supports, life skills training, and system navigation * trained in suicide prevention and crisis intervention 
Youth Now Farm: farming project * joins agricultural activities with youth engagement, youth skills development, mentor-ship and employment opportunities
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Cornwall ; Ottawa ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Residential youth justice programs: Youth 12-17 years old 
Farm and community connections programs: Youth 12-24+ years old
Application Youth Justice Program participants are directly sentences by courts * youth are referred from police, probation, courts, child welfare, school boards, counselling services, hospitals, developmental services, and families * referrals to Youth Now Connections can be made to the Director at 1-888-644-9647 (1-888-644-YNIS)
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1991
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, Youth Justice Division
Date Updated 28 Jun 2019
Service Categories Juvenile/Youth Detention Centres ; Life Skills Education ~ Youth ; Transitional Housing for Foster Youth

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