|Record #: NIA1844||Last Modified: 22 Dec 2020||Last Full Update: 22 Dec 2020|
|Primary Contact||Youth Navigator; Phone: 905-229-9946|
|Alternate Contact||Ali Ahmed, Administrative Coordinator; Phone: 905-736-9946|
|Primary Executive||Thomas Coyne, Project Manager; Phone: 905-979-9946; Email: email@example.com|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Located In Community||Welland|
|Address & Map||
John Howard Society of Niagara: Job Gym
225 East Main St
Welland, ON L3B 3W7
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|Intersection||East Main St and Burgar St|
|Mailing Address||c/o Thomas Coyne
23 Hannover Dr, Unit 8
St Catharines, ON L2W 1A3
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||COVID-19: No in-person services offered until further notice. Youth are able to connect with a Youth Navigator via phone, text, email or social media (Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter), Mon-Thu 12 noon-8 pm. The following services are currently being offered: clinical services (Mental Health Counsellor, Substance Use Counsellor and Nurse Practitioner); non-clinical services (Mental Health Caseworker, Employment and Education Support (including assistance applying for CERB, EI, etc.); Wellness Activities. Connect with a Youth Navigator to register.
A “one-stop-shop” for youth seeking services related to mental health, substance use, primary care, education, employment, housing and other community and social services.
Mental Health Counselling: Speak with a certified mental health counsellor about any mental health concerns.
Substance Use Counselling: A certified counsellor can help youth with reducing or eliminating substance use, setting, and achieving goals, improving relationships and learning life skills. Can also help with mental health concerns.
Peer Counselling and Support: Speak with a peer about any issues one might be experiencing related to mental health, substance use, employment, housing, or other areas of one's life.
Nurse Practitioner: Receive free health care services, referrals and/or discuss current health issues including sexual health, birth control, vaccinations, mental health etc.
Employment Help: Assistance from an employment counsellor with searching for jobs, preparing for work and/or building a resumé.
Mental Health Caseworker: Receive help with finding housing, preparing for employment/volunteering/education opportunities, filling out forms, managing money, setting, and achieving goals, developing a safety plan, accessing services in the community, etc.
Youth Navigator: Offers peer support and help with connecting to appropriate services in the hub or the community.
Wellness Activities: Presentations and/or discussion groups on various health and wellness topics. Examples of topics include harm reduction, safer sex and STI prevention, mindfulness, goal setting, etc. Indigenous cultural activities open to all youth, such as drumming, beading, ribbon skirt making, etc. Wellness drop-in activities such as fitness classes, arts and craft workshops, ping pong club, movie nights, video game nights etc.
|Hours||Mon-Thu 12 noon-8 pm|
|Eligibility||Ages: 12 year(s) - 25 year(s)
All youth are welcome, including those who identify as Indigenous, Francophone, newcomers, youth of colour, persons with a disability, and/or 2SLGBTQ+
|Application||Contact a Youth Navigator by phone, social media, or email|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Service Categories||Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Youth ; Cultural Heritage Programs ~ Youth ~ Indigenous Communities ; General Health Education Programs ~ Youth ; General Medical Care ~ Youth ; General Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education ~ Youth ; Housing Search Assistance ~ Youth ; Mental Health Drop In Centres ~ Youth ; Outreach Programs ~ Youth ; Personal Financial Counselling ~ Youth ; Physical Fitness ~ Youth ; Sexual Health Centres ~ Youth ; Substance Use Disorder Drop In Programs ~ Youth ; Youth Centres ; Youth Employment Programs|