Service Description

Community based program designed to improve the immediate and long term social, educational, vocational, economic, and health outcomes for youth.

Core services include:

  • Drop-in
  • Crisis management
  • Supportive counselling
  • Programs/workshops
  • Referrals/linkages
  • Mentoring
  • Accompaniment
  • Outreach
  • Family work/support

Workers can help with:

  • Making decisions about your life
  • Making plans for housing, food, clothing, or transportation
  • Accessing services, programs or workshops
  • Planning the next steps (education, job)

Eligibility

Youth ages 16-19 years who are identified to be at risk

Youth at risk can be defined as:
• Facing environmental, social, and family conditions that hinder their personal development and their successful integration into society as productive citizens
• Having a greater propensity than their peers to engage in or be subject to risky behaviour, including school absenteeism, risky sexual behavior, delinquency, violence, and substance use and abuse

Application Process

Call the office • Leave contact info in the online contact form with preferred method of contact

Documents Required

No documents required

Fees

No fees

Languages Offered

English

Coverage Area

Cape Breton Regional Municipality • Victoria County • Inverness County • Richmond County

Contact Details

FSENS – Port Hawkesbury

Address:
218 MacSween Street, Suite 34
Port Hawkesbury NS  B9A 2J9
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Mailing Address:
218 MacSween Street, Suite 34
Port Hawkesbury NS  B9A 2J9

Site Info

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Site Hours

Monday
8:30am–4:30pm
Tuesday
8:30am–8pm
Wednesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Thursday
8:30am–4:30pm
Friday
8:30am–4:30pm

Accessibility

Unknown

Coverage Area

Inverness County • Richmond County