Coverage of the Push for Change through downtown St. Catharines. Thank you to everyone who came out to support the RAFT and The Push for Change Tuesday, November 1!
These programs provide connections to support and housing services for at-risk youth within their community.
Youth Reconnect Programs act as portals to the supports and services offered in each home communities.
The Youth Reconnect Programs bring all of the services and assistance of the RAFT to these communities.
The programs also work to connect individuals with the services they need as well as provide advocacy when it is needed.
This service is designed to help youth without secure housing access services and supports within their own community.
By helping youth remain in their home communities these young people can give back both socially and economically.
In the past, housing support services were not available in the community and at-risk youth often found themselves forced to leave their community to secure housing.
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The Youth Without Secure Housing Committee is a Regional Committee comprised of service providers from across Niagara.
The committee coordinates the youth reconnection services across the Region and is committed to ensuring that youth have the right to access safe and appropriate housing and support services in their own communities.
There are many ways that you can help The Raft programs and services for youth.