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SHYFT Youth Services Society

SHYFT

Location

Located In
Yarmouth (town)
Where To Find Us
6 Trinity Pl
Yarmouth, NS
Canada B5A 1P4
Areas Served
Digby County ; Shelburne County ; Yarmouth County

Contact

Facebook
E-Mail
edshyft.ca
Phone
902-881-3111
Contact
Adam Dolliver, Executive Director, SHYFT Youth Services Society; Phone: 902-881-3111; Fax: 902-881-3115; Email: edSHYFT.ca
Mailing Address
c/o SHYFT 
PO Box 2000 
Yarmouth, NS 
Canada B5A 0B2
Fax
902-881-3115

Description & Services

Information
SHYFT Youth Services opened on January 5, 2011 and offers residential and outreach supports for homeless and at-risk youth in Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth counties.  
 
SHYFT can provide temporary housing for up to seven youth (ages 16 - 24).  
 
In addition to residential services, SHYFT offers the following services/supports:  
Transitional housing (for up to seven youth), 
Twenty-four hour staff support,  
Access to a safe and friendly environment,  
Programs and workshops as determined by youth,  
Referrals to other services,  
Support for youth to develop goals and plans,  
Shared meal planning and preparation,  
Laundry facilities,  
Telephone and internet access 
 
All youth are responsible to follow house rules and expectations.  
 
These rules and expectations will be explained and discussed upon entering the home.  
 
Referrals for support services can be initiated by outside agencies or individuals, however, youth must self-refer to access services.
Eligibility
Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s)
Tags
Canada 150 ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Special Interest ; Support Programs ; Volunteer Opportunity ; Youth

About this Information

Last Modified: 23 Jul 2018 | Last Full Update: 23 Jul 2018