SHYFT Youth Services Society

SHYFT

Location
Located Within Yarmouth (town)
Where To Find Us
6 Trinity Pl
Yarmouth, NS
Canada B5A 1P4
Areas Served Digby County ; Shelburne County ; Yarmouth County
Contact
Social Media Facebook
Website www.shyft.ca
E-Mail ed@shyft.ca
Phone 902-881-3111
Contact Adam Dolliver, Executive Director, SHYFT Youth Services Society; Phone: 902-881-3111; Fax: 902-881-3115; Email: ed@SHYFT.ca
Mailing Address c/o SHYFT 
PO Box 2000 
Yarmouth, NS 
Canada B5A 0B2
Fax 902-881-3115
Description & Services
Information SHYFT Youth Services opened on January 5, 2011 and offers residential and outreach supports for homeless and at-risk youth in Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth counties.  
 
SHYFT can provide temporary housing for up to seven youth (ages 16 - 24).  
 
In addition to residential services, SHYFT offers the following services/supports:  
Transitional housing (for up to seven youth), 
Twenty-four hour staff support,  
Access to a safe and friendly environment,  
Programs and workshops as determined by youth,  
Referrals to other services,  
Support for youth to develop goals and plans,  
Shared meal planning and preparation,  
Laundry facilities,  
Telephone and internet access 
 
All youth are responsible to follow house rules and expectations.  
 
These rules and expectations will be explained and discussed upon entering the home.  
 
Referrals for support services can be initiated by outside agencies or individuals, however, youth must self-refer to access services.
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s)
Special Information
Tags Canada 150 ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Special Interest ; Support Programs ; Volunteer Opportunity ; Youth