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Initiative Profiles


Avenue 15 Youth Shelter

Lead Organization: Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Serving: Calgary

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The Avenue 15 Youth Shelter offers homeless and runaway youth a safe, accessible, short-term alternative to life on the street. Counselling and planning for the future are an integral part of every day's activities as they help teens return home or find safe, positive places to live.

About the Initiative

Types of Activities: Shelter provision, Client advocacy, Direct service provision

Principal Clients: Youth

Scope: Local

Setting: Urban

Started: January 1987 to: ongoing

Annual Budget: Greater than $250,000

Types of Funding: United Way, Child Welfare

Offers Services In: English


Mailing Address: Avenue 15 Youth Shelter
731-13th Avenue Northeast, Calgary, Alberta T2E 1C8

Contact Person: Nick Hamel, Program Co-ordinator



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This listing was last updated on: April 20, 2006

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