Ontario Native Women's Association

Site: Thunder Bay

Service: Youth in Transition Housing Support

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Delivers housing supports and services to Indigenous youth who are preparing to leave a Voluntary Youth Services Agreement (VYSA) 
  • Receives referrals from community agencies for youth in a VYSA and preparing for independent living 
  • Assists the youth to develop and pursue housing goals 
  • Provides education about life and tenancy skills 
  • Supports the youth in navigating adult service systems to identify and access relevant services 
  • Offers ongoing support to youth for maintaining housing such as programming available, financial management, budgeting, and household management
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm 
Meetings with youth can take place after hours
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
Indigenous youth preparing for independent living from a Voluntary Youth Services Agreement with CAS
Application Referrals from community agencies
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
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Primary Contact Housing Support Worker
Site Location North Ward, former St John Elementary School site
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 380 Ray Blvd
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4E6
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Intersection Ray Blvd and Queen St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial