|Record #: NIA1844||Last Modified: 11 Aug 2020||Last Full Update: 17 Jun 2020|
|Primary Contact||Shanen, Bilingual Youth Navigator, Contact Niagara; Phone: 905-328-9946; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Deane, Indigenous Youth Navigator, Contact Niagara; Phone: 905-736-9946; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Nadine Wallace, Executive Director, Contact Niagara; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Executive||Thomas Coyne, Project Manager, Contact Niagara; 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, or social media (Facebook or Instagram), Mon-Thu 12 noon-8 pm. The following services are currently being offered: clinical services (addictions counsellor and Nurse Practitioner); non-clinical services (youth outreach worker, employment and education support (including assistance applying for CERB, EI, etc.); drop in services (two remote sessions per week). Contact Shanen (4 pm-8 pm) or Deane (12 noon-8 pm) for a referral.
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 your 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 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.
Outreach Worker: 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.
HUBtalks: 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.
Cultural Activities: Indigenous cultural activities open to all youth, such as drumming, beading, ribbon skirt making, etc.
Recreation: Drop-in activities such as fitness classes, arts and craft workshops, board games, movie 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 and/or 2SLGBTQ+
|Application||Walk in or contact a Youth Navigator for information|
|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|