Youth Diversion Program

For youth, ages 16-24, who are accessing shelter for the first time, at imminent risk of becoming homeless, couch surfing or experiencing family conflict.

  • Working to divert youth from the shelter system and homelessness
  • Create supports and community referrals to minimize the risk of homelessness
  • Case management, shelter diversion, housing supports and family mediation
  • Short-term accommodation at Wesley Youth Housing as one of the housing supports

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We are one of the longest standing non-profits in the region, serving Hamilton, Halton and Brantford. We fight for those battling the effects of poverty, in every stage and from every walk of life.

Wesley is situated upon the traditional territories of the Erie, Neutral, Huron-Wendat, Haudenosaunee and Mississaugas and is covered under the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant. We are dedicated to advancing opportunities for learning and education and are committed to the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report. 

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