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Description & Services
Description (Service) Supports Indigenous youth in the transition from the child welfare system into adulthood by providing the following services: 
  • Assistance for youth to develop and pursue their goals 
  • Support to identify, access, and navigate adult service systems relevant to youth's specific needs 
  • Culturally appropriate workshops on healthy living, self esteem, cultural identity, and other related topics 
  • Assistance for youth to access existing supports and resources within their communities including: 
    • Education resources 
    • Employment services and training 
    • Health and mental health services 
    • Housing supports 
    • Legal services 
    • Life skills training (ie financial management, household management)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sioux Lookout
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
 
Indigenous youth transitioning from the child welfare system into adulthood and meet the following criteria: 
  • Were subject to a Crown wardship order, legal custody order under section 65.2 of the CFSA, or formal customary care agreement immediately prior to the youth’s 18th birthday or 
  • Were eligible for support under the Renewed Youth Support Policy (RYS) at 16 and/or 17 years of age, whether or not the youth actually received RYS
Application Call to register
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-7922
Toll Free Phone Thunder Bay 1-800-667-0816
Fax Sioux Lookout 807-737-7031 
Thunder Bay 807-623-1104
E-Mail onwa@onwa.ca
Website www.onwa.ca/yitw
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Youth in Transition Worker; Email: yitw@onwa.ca
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 26 2nd Ave N, Unit A
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1H2
 
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Intersection 2nd Ave N and Fair St
Mailing Address PO Box 341 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A5
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial