Overview

Programs and services provided for youth are funded and implemented through Parkgate Community Services Society.

Services include:

  • Opportunities for leadership and youth engagement
  • Individual support (immediate and ongoing one-to-one support)
  • Crisis intervention and family mediation
  • Opportunities for positive change for youth, such as learning life skills and skill development
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Access to information for youth
  • Small group and classroom presentations on youth issues
  • Opportunities for drug and alcohol education, assessment and referral
  • Opportunities for mental health screening and referral
  • Youth advocacy

Click here to submit a Youth Services Referral Form

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Frequently Asked Questions
What happens at the Youth Centre?

The Youth Centre at Parkgate Community Centre is a safe space for youth to chill. Free food is available at almost all drop-ins. Facilities include a large screen TV, Wii, PS3, pool table, foosball, air hockey, board games and access to a gymnasium with various sporting equipment. Drop-ins also feature movies, art and crafting materials, climbing wall opportunities and more. To see what is happening, check out the youth events calendar.

Who goes to the Youth Centre?

Youth from ages 11 to 18 are welcome to drop in to the Youth Centre during times listed on the Youth Centre page.  Note that preteens and teens have different drop-in times. Occasionally there are events for youth aged 19 to 24. Please check out the youth events calendar for more information.

Who can I talk to at the Youth Centre?

The Youth Centre is staffed by trained youth workers who can support you through an issue and/or direct you to other community resources.

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