COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Service Change: Youth Action Centre is open Mon-Fri from 8am-10am and 3pm-6pm. Online supports still being offered. Providing basic needs, meals to go, housing supports, trusteeship services, employment services.

Youth Action Centre (The)

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The Cornerstone
332 Richmond St, Suite 102
London, ON
N6A 3C3
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519-432-1112 ext 101
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Fax: 226-777-1986
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Last Updated: Nov 1, 2021: Suggest an edit

Application

Call or drop-in
Food Bank - open on the 15th of each month at 3pm until supplies last * call ahead to ensure supplies

Eligibility / Target Population

Youth 16-24 years

Fees

Free

Contacts

Jason Manseau - Team Lead
519-432-1112 ext 104 * jasonm@you.ca

Languages

English

Area Served

London, Middlesex

Accessibility

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Description of Services

Resource centre offering outreach and support services for at-risk, transient and street youth

Services include outreach, life skills groups, supportive counselling, advocacy, basic needs service provision and prevention education, parenting education * anonymous HIV testing * showers, laundry facilities and hygiene supplies are available * health and safety information and supplies are available including, condoms, first aid supplies

Offers transitional and affordable rental housing units within the Cornerstone Building * assists youth in finding housing, emergency food, emergency shelter, medical/health care, education, legal aid and counselling * information and referral to other agency services * health care centre

Available as cooling/warming centre with extended drop-in hours (8am-9pm) during Extreme Weather Alerts issued by the Middlesex-London Health Unit * access to mitts, hats, and coats
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  • Supportive Housing Youth are assessed and provided an individual action plan to address personal needs and goals that assist in moving toward becoming self-sufficient * gain life skills training, pre-employment preparation and educational planning support through individual and group activities

Meetings

Food Bank and Community Meals:
  • Food Bank - Open on the 15th of each month at 3pm until supplies last * baby food available while supplies available * call ahead to ensure supplies

For specific meal times, visit Information London's Meal and Food Bank Calendar

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