Funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, our Youth in Transition Worker supports youth ages 16-24 make the transition from adolescence to adulthood with one on one support tailored to their specific needs as they exit child protection services through Family and Children’s Services.
What does the program offer?
The Youth in Transition Worker supports individuals one on one and in group settings with the following:
- Life Skills and Healthy Relationships
- Money Management
- Health and Mental Health Services
- Legal Services
- Goal Setting and Reaching Youth Potential
- System Navigation and Service Referrals
Our Youth in Transition Worker provides support in person, by email, Facebook, phone, text or in a community setting. Group Workshops are also available.
Who is eligible for this program?
To be eligible for this program you need to be between the ages of 16-24, were/are a Crown Ward, or you were in a formal customary care agreement, immediately prior to your 18th birthday; OR: Were eligible to receive Renewed Youth Supports (RYS) at ages 16 or 17, regardless if you actually received RYS, or have a Voluntary Youth Service Agreement (VYSA) with Family & Children’s Services St.Thomas-Elgin.
Want to get started?
To start our intake process, call (519) 631-9800 extension 245 to book an appointment with our Youth in Transition Worker or complete the form below.
Please note inquiries will be reviewed within 3-4 business days.
If you find yourself in an emergency situation or are in immediate risk of being homeless please phone our main office during regular business hours (519) 631-9800 or call 2-1-1 for emergency services within your area.