The history of SHOUT Clinic continues as the Centre continues to provide and “promote access to health care for street involved youth” through programs and services tailored for homeless and at-risk youths. The services and projects include:
- ID Clinic: Supports youths and adults in replacing their identification documents. Click on the link for information on the ID Clinic
- Youth Case Management Services: We provide assistance with OW and ODSP applications, school, connection to employment, legal and housing services, life skills (such as budgeting) to youth who are under-housed, homeless, in conflict with the law, use substances, experiencing mental health issues, and/or are marginalized. Click here for more information.
- Youth Harm Reduction Supports: We provide safer drug use, body piercing and safer sex supplies, information, education, support and outreach services to people who use substances and/or are at-risk of or living with HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C or are co-infected. The harm reduction room is open Monday, Wednesday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Tuesday 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; youth drop-in Wednesday 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Supplies can also be picked up at our front desk. We also have peer-based youth harm reduction projects. Click on the link to TRIP! for more information.
- Pregnancy & Parenting Supports: We offer parenting programs, educational workshops, support and networking opportunities for pregnant women and new mothers. We also offer counselling, support and advocacy to homeless and street-involved pregnant women and new parents (ages 16 to 29) who are at risk or currently involved with child welfare services (such as CAS). Click here for more information.
- Youth Legal Supports: Referrals to Street Youth Legal Services (SYLS), a Justice for Children and Youth program to provide street-involved youth (24 years of age and under) with free legal advice and referrals. Click here for more information.
- Medical/Health Care: We provide a wide variety of health care service by a team of Doctors and Nurses who have special focus on health care needs of youths. Click here for more information.
- Youth Drop-In: For new clients or individuals who just need a single counselling session, wanting to get connected to health services, counselling supports and a community. Every Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
For more information, please call (416) 703-8482 ext. 100.