Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs

Youth Housing Support Program

Contact Information
Office Phone Kelowna: 778.214.4131
E-Mail housingsupport@bgco.ca
Website www.boysandgirlsclubs.ca
Additional Info www.boysandgirlsclubs.ca/programs/youth-programs-and-support
Primary Contact Melissa Williams, Youth Housing Support Worker; Phone: 250.868.8541; Email: housingsupport@bgco.ca
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Description & Services
Service Details - Works with youth ages 16-24 to help prevent homelessness and move youth who are experiencing homelessness into housing with additional services and supports as needed 
- Focuses on youth's strengths and helps them build life skills and connections to enable them to live independently 
- Assists youth to access income supports, re-engage in successful education, set career goals, access employment and training, engage meaningfully in the community through volunteering, attending special events or engaging in recreational opportunities 
- Accompanies youth to meetings with landlords and/or potential roommates, provides information and support in accessing community resources, including information on tenants’ rights and responsibilities, and teaches housing independence skills 
- Offers follow-up aftercare support for housed youth who need assistance to maintain housing or gain life skills to succeed in their tenancy
Hours Tuesday - Thursday 11am-6pm
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s)
How to Apply Please email the Youth Housing Support Case Manager for an application: Jenn - jpaquette@obgc.ca
Cost Free
Address & Map
1633 Richter St
Kelowna, BC
Canada V1Y 9T7
Located In Community Central Okanagan
Other Details
Languages English ; French
Former Name Central Okanagan Boys and Girls Club