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Organization: Young Star House - Residential Treatment Program  
Phone Numbers: 807-482-2858
Fax: 807-482-2240
Email: daniel@youngstarhouse.com
Website: www.youngstarhouse.com
Address:
Box 355
Emo, ON
P0W 1E0
Street
Address
:
2700 Hwy 615
Chapple
 
Intersection: Hwy 615 and Off Lake Rd
Location: At Off Lake within the Township of Chapple
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Main staff desk: Mon-Sun 8 am-8:30 pm
Executives: Daniel Young - Executive Director
807-482-2858 ext 221
Kim - Case Manager
807-482-2858 ext 222 * kim@youngstarhouse.com
Service Description: Provides a residential group care home and offers structured, culturally-sensitive care and client-centered therapeutic programming for children and youth of Northwestern Ontario

Located on Hwy 615 at Off Lake and N of Emo within the Township of Chapple

Provides a residential group care home and offers structured, culturally-sensitive care and client-centered therapeutic programming for children and youth of Northwestern Ontario
  • Facilitates structure and routine into daily group home schedules to promote stability
  • Participates as a training partner for Safe Management Group which teaches adults about youth behavior management techniques

Services include:
  • Individual professional counselling in areas that can include anger management, grief and loss, neglect, substance abuse, trauma and other conditions common to northern children
  • Family counselling to address family integration and support skills
  • Registered social worker
  • Educational support for youth enrolled in a choice of public, private and home schooling options
  • Life skills teaching in areas such as hygiene and personal care, banking, driving, home care and cooking
  • Cultural activities such as drumming, sweat lodges, smudging, crafts and access to an Elder
  • Food independence/security by teaching youth basic gardening skills in the local vegetable garden
  • Substance abuse awareness programs for individuals and groups

Fees: None
Application: Requires a placement referral form to be completed for a child in the care of a child protection agency with jurisdiction in Ontario
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Youth with social, emotional and/or behavioural issues or at-risk because of domestic violence and other factors which have deemed them to be "hard-to-serve"
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Rainy River District  
See Also: Counselling - Personal, Family and Couple
Mental Health for Children and Youth

This information was last completely updated on September 11, 2017

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