Due to COVID19 we are limiting access to the shelter to essential visitors only. If you would like further information on our shelter please contact us at 519.940.5687
Please park in the shelter driveway parking spaces. If there is not enough space in the driveway, parking can be found on William St.
Thank you! You have just taken a giant step towards helping your community to be a better place. The volunteers in any community are very special and very important people. You can make a wonderful difference.
If you think you would like to volunteer at CHOICES, please send us a letter/email telling us how you think you can help.
CHOICES Youth Shelter accepts College and University student placements! Please call or email us if you are interested!
Choices Youth Shelter is a growing, community-based, non-profit charitable organization that is focused on providing shelter and outreach support for at risk and homeless youth in the Dufferin County. We are recognized in the community for our commitment to providing youth in need with a safe environment and access to services to help them achieve independence and foster growth.
Our mission is to be a safe and supportive resource within Dufferin County that offers homeless youth, 16 to 24 years of age, an alternative to living on the street and supports their transition to a more productive and brighter future.
We have a dedicated team working hard to achieve the following goals
Develop and promote community support for youth which will ensure their successful integration into the community as productive members.
Provide emergency housing for homeless youth 16 - 24 years of age from Dufferin County and surrounding areas.
Create awareness of support for the homeless throughout Dufferin, while creating and developing strong community partnerships.
Provide opportunities to develop life skills within the community through access to education and community support to build positive self esteem and empowerment.
To adapt as the needs of the community change.