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Organization: Young Carers Initiative - Powerhouse Project

Description of Services: One-on-one counselling and group supports for caregivers, including family and friends

Peer support and discussion for caregivers, including family and friends * educational video series

Peer support groups, education, and training for family members, service providers, and caregivers * sessions may include information such as advanced directives and safety issues

Designed to empower young care givers and their families through a variety of free services and activities

Services include:
  • carers night out
  • life skills programming
  • special events
  • summer camps
  • teen programming
  • young adult programming
  • youth advisory committees
  • educational workshops
  • one-to-one visits

Services and Programs:

Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Caregiving youths and children who regularly provide physical, social, or emotional supports
Application: Call * no referral required * intake assessment required
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Niagara Region

Phone Numbers: 905-397-4201
Fax: 289-362-2342
Website: www.powerhouseproject.ca
Address: 318 Ontario St, Unit 7A
St Catharines, ON
L2R 5L8
Intersection: Ontario St and Manchester Ave
Location: St Catharines (The Haig)
Hours: Office: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm * program hours vary, call to confirm
Executives: Michelle Lewis - Executive Director
905-397-4201 ext 425 * 905-932-7628 * mlewis@powerhouseproject.ca
Erica Siebert - Program Manager
905-397-4201 ext 424 * 905-932-0799 * esiebert@powerhouseproject.ca
Contacts: Cayleigh Sexton - Program Coordinator
905-397-4201 ext 423 * 289-241-2701 * csexton@powerhouseproject.ca
Michael Christou - Program Facilitator
905-397-4201 ext 429 * 905-932-4708 * mchristou@powerhouseproject.ca

 

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Non-profit agency with a mission to promote the wellbeing of Young Carers, their families and their community partners

This information is provided by thehealthline.ca. It was last completely updated on: 3/1/2018

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