A Proactive Outreach Program
Ages 12 to 24
The program is open to people aged 12 to 24 in Medicine Hat.
Mobile Addiction Outreach is funded by the Medicine Hat Community Housing Society. There are no costs associated with the program.
We help participants connect with permanent housing, mental wellness, financial support, and more.
What to Expect
Youth Outreach supports youth who are at risk of becoming homeless due to family conflict as well as those who are currently homeless or staying within the shelter system. The program focuses on harm reduction and housing first philosophies, with priority on reuniting families and developing nurturing, natural supports. Program activities include the following:
Outreach to homeless youth and those in crisis shelters
Provide support to youth to promote family reunification, housing and/or rehousing
Provide youth with opportunities for skill-building in areas like budgeting, tenancy skills, and life-skills
Appropriate case management and follow-up support
Youth Outreach Services provide community-based services for youth aged 12 to 24 who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Youth and their families can receive services for family reunification, permanent housing, mental wellness supports, financial aid, employment, schooling, or any other community support required.
Providing community-based services for youth experiencing homelessness.
How to Access
The program is open to youth and their family members between the ages of 12 to 24. Referrals to the program can be made by anyone, including youth, their parents, and community members. Participants leave the program when they reach their identified goals or reach the age of 24.
McMan's core values of commitment, trust, respect, empathy, and genuineness are ingrained in each portion of service delivery.
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