Info For Youth

YEG Youth Connect is a FREE, one-day event that connects youth, ages 13-29, who are experiencing homelessness, or on the verge of becoming homeless, to resources that can help them better their situation.

Text CONNECT to 587-405-2YEG (2935) for free event reminders & updates!

The Next Event

Date:
Thurs., Sept. 19, 2019

Time:
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Location:
Boyle Street Plaza
9538 103 A Ave., Edmonton

WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUTH CONNECT

At YEG Youth Connect, you’ll have the opportunity to meet some really cool people who can help you with things like getting your own place or finding a job. There will also be lots of free stuff like:

Cultural Connections

Legal Advice

Community

 Health & Dental Care

 Housing Resources

 Transportation Tickets

Job Connections

Education Resources

Live Bands

Computer Access

 Free Food

Free Haircuts

 

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THE FAQs

What is YEG Youth Connect?

A free event where youth, ages 13-29, who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless can get support from caring service providers, as well as food, clothing, and other free stuff!

• Free services like haircuts and dental care

• Free food!

• Free clothes, toothbrushes, mitts, etc.

• Cool people who are available to meet with you and help you with things like getting your own place or finding a job

• Music and some pretty epic live bands

How old do I have to be to go to YEG Youth Connect?

13-29

How do I get to YEG Youth Connect event?

Boyle Street Plaza is a 5 minute walk from Churchill LRT station.

We are also working on providing a shuttle service to the event. Stay tuned for details.

Can I bring my child to YEG Youth Connect?

Yep! We are thrilled that the YMCA will be providing child minding during YEG Youth Connect.

When is YEG Youth Connect?

The next YEG Youth Connect event will take place on September 20, 2018 from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. See you there!

QUESTIONS?

Have some questions about coming to YEG Youth Connect? Ask away! We are happy to answer them.

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