Contact Information
Address 242 Queen St S
Kitchener, ON N2G 1W3
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Intersection Queen St S and St George St
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible building
Office Phone 519-742-2788
Fax 519-742-5506
Primary Executive Sandy Dietrich-Bell, Chief Executive Officer; Phone:
Service Information
Eligibility Youth 12-25 years who are homeless or at risk
Description Provides support, counselling, outreach * assists youth meet basic needs for shelter, hygiene, food and clothing * Family Reconnect: family mediation and counselling; Mon-Fri 9am-4pm * Providing a Roof: homeless shelter for youth 16-25 years * public showers for youth available * Substance Abuse Prevention Program: alcohol and drug education, assessment, referrals and follow up * food hampers available Wed 2-5pm * Outreach: maintains contact with youth who are homeless; provides referrals to services; Mon-Fri 9am-4pm * Housing Support Program: support worker dealing with housing issues; provides referrals to services * structured educational and recreational program weekday nights: hot meal, counselling, prescription subsidies, guest speakers; Mon-Fri 7-10pm * anger management program * employment opportunities and skills training: Lunchbox catering and lunch delivery services; Street Design graphic design services * nurse practitioners provide primary health care Wed 1-3:30pm
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9am-5pm * essential services Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 9am-10pm
Areas Served Waterloo Region
Application Intake process, possible waiting list for shelter beds
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Service Categories Anger Management ; Bathing Facilities ; Food Banks ; General Clothing Provision ; Homeless Drop In Centres ; Juvenile/Youth Shelters ; Work Experience
Alternate Name ConnectKW ; Lunchbox ; One Roof ; Providing a Roof ; Street Designs ; Substance Abuse Prevention Program
Former Name Off the Street and Into Shelter ; Reaching Our Outdoor Friends ; ROOF
Established 1989
Subjects Addictions ; Anger management ; Clothing ; Counselling ; Drop-in centres ; Employment ; Food hampers ; Foot care ; Homeless youth ; Information and referral ; Shelters ; Youth