Add Record Add Record | Suggest Update | Print Version (New Window)
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 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
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 ; Ojibway - Staff person, no services provided
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-3442
Toll Free Phone 1-800-667-0816
Fax 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
Site Location North Ward, former St John Elementary School site
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 380 Ray Blvd
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4E6
 
View Google Map
Intersection Ray Blvd and Queen St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial