Durham Youth Services

Transitional Housing

Home Agency Service

Description
Two transitional housing programs for youth
  • one for youth aged 16-18 (Jacky's Place) and one for youth aged 19-24 (Whitby)
  • residents can live at one of the properties for up to a year, paying nominal rent contribution, with the possibility of extension
  • intensive case management and life skills training
  • Jacky's Place is supported part-time by staff while the Whitby house is designed for independent living
Eligibility
Youth 16-24 years, legal status in Canada
Must have some established sources of income or benefits to contribute to rent and living expenses, and have goals to expand their income to achieve self-sufficiency within the year
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
Application Process
Referral through the region's By-Name list, which requires a screening and intake process
Contact the Region of Durham or contact Durham Youth Services directly, during office hours, to complete the process to be added to the By-Name List - a caseworker will work directly with clients around the application process
Toll Free
1-844-239-9477
Office
905-239-9477 - Accepts collect calls
Crisis
1-855-310-COPE (2673) - TTY 1-866-323-7785
Fax
905-239-0277
Web Site
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Email
contact@durhamyouth.com
Mailing Address
Joanna Panayiotous
82 Kings Crescent
Ajax, ON, L1S 2M6
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Candice Correa, Director of Housing and Outreach Services
Email: candice.correa@durhamyouth.com
Executive Director
Shannon Jackson
Email: shannon.jackson@durhamyouth.com
Fees
Varies by program, depending on age and housing unit
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Unknown; contact for information
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Unincorporated
Social Media
Agency Information
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Last Updated On
June 2, 2022
Address
82 Kings Cres
Ajax, ON, L1S 2M6
Intersection: Harwood Ave and Bayly St;
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Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Office hours 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
Durham Region