Young Star House

Service: Residential Treatment Program

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides a residential group care home and offers structured, culturally-sensitive care and client-centered therapeutic programming for children and youth of Northwestern Ontario
Description (Service) Provides a residential group care home and offers structured, culturally-sensitive care and client-centered therapeutic programming for children and youth of Northwestern Ontario 
  • Facilitates structure and routine into daily group home schedules to promote stability 
  • Participates as a training partner for Safe Management Group which teaches adults about youth behavior management techniques
 
Services include: 
  • Individual professional counselling in areas that can include anger management, grief and loss, neglect, substance abuse, trauma and other conditions common to northern children 
  • Family counselling to address family integration and support skills 
  • Registered social worker 
  • Educational support for youth enrolled in a choice of public, private and home schooling options 
  • Life skills teaching in areas such as hygiene and personal care, banking, driving, home care and cooking 
  • Cultural activities such as drumming, sweat lodges, smudging, crafts and access to an Elder 
  • Food independence/security by teaching youth basic gardening skills in the local vegetable garden 
  • Substance abuse awareness programs for individuals and groups
Hours Main staff desk: Mon-Sun 8 am-8:30 pm
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
 
Youth with social, emotional and/or behavioural issues or at-risk because of domestic violence and other factors which have deemed them to be "hard-to-serve"
Application Requires a placement referral form to be completed for a child in the care of a child protection agency with jurisdiction in Ontario
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-482-2858
Fax 807-482-2240
E-Mail daniel@youngstarhouse.com
Website www.youngstarhouse.com
Primary Executive Daniel Young, Executive Director; Phone: 807-482-2858 ext 221 * (Cell) 807-275-8662
Alternate Executive Kim, Case Manager; Phone: 807-482-2858 ext 222 * (Cell) 807-276-2776; Email: kim@youngstarhouse.com
Site Location At Off Lake within the Township of Chapple
Located In Community Emo
Address 2700 Hwy 615
Chapple, ON P0W 1A0
 
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Intersection Hwy 615 and Off Lake Rd
Mailing Address Box 355 
Emo, ON P0W 1E0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial