Developed for groups and communities interested in exploring family intervention methods in responding to youth homelessness. The Toolkit is based on Eva’s Family Reconnect Program and was created to inform program development and broad community responses.
Provides organizations with tools and resources for launching their own Financial Literacy module for youth. This toolkit includes activities and workshops around budgeting, debt reduction, and much more.
Describes the key elements of the Eva’s Phoenix model (e.g. the construction training program, the peer mentorship program, partnership-based model of employment support), including practical tools and information for organizations.
Based on a pilot program developed at Eva’s, Youth Action to Reduce Drug Use (YARD), a three-year project that incorporates peer training and development with stress management, recreation, and health education.
Helps staff and organizations become better allies of LGBTQ2S youth who access programs and services. To do this staff require access to training resources and organizations need access to tools that will assist with the development of policies, forms, signage etc. With this foundation of knowledge, training and resources; we can become better allies for LGBTQ2S youth experiencing homelessness.
Connects homeless and street-involved youth with services and supports (e.g. websites, services, important contacts, legal rights information, street survival guides).
Examines Eva’s Family Reconnect Program and how reconnecting with family may help some young people avoid long term homelessness. Authors raise important questions about the Canadian response to youth homelessness and argue for its transformation, one that reconsiders the role of strengthened family and community relations to prevent and respond to youth homelessness.