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Operation Come Home

Record #: 68970462 |  Last Full Update: 9 Feb 2023

Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (22 May 2020) Services remain available by phone. At-the-door services (food bank, food-to-go, basic needs) available Mon, Wed 8:30 am-11:30 am. Reunite will still operate, as usual, youth aged 16-24 can still contact Reunite staff at 613-230-4663 if they have a runaway in need of assistance returning back to parent/guardian, Canada wide program Resource Centre.
  • Uses a variety of programming designed to assist clients
  • Guides and supports youth based on their dreams, goals, and desires

Programs include:

"Works" Programs
  • Provide things such as challenge, achievement, independence and reward
  • Provides paid opportunities to youth and allows them to further their knowledge or experience in an area of employment or education
  • Includes social support
"Matters" Programs
  • Focused quality of life, such as socialization, dignity, friendship, and safety
  • Assists youth with returning home to their families
  • Serves all of Canada
Finance Matters:
Six week financial literacy course that provides:
  • information on debt
  • savings
  • budgeting
  • credit and credit reports
  • saving and investing
  • banking
  • income and taxes, etc
Job Action Project
  • Provides employment preparation, skills training, work experience, support and monitoring for 40 youth facing multiple barriers to employment
Housing Based Case Management (HBCM) Program
  • Supported housing program for at-risk and/or homeless youth
  • Each participant is provided with a housing worker, for up to one year, to assist them in finding and maintaining safe and affordable housing
Youth in Transition (YIT) and Housing Support Work (HSW) program
  • housing advocacy and search
  • financial literacy
  • basic life and tenant skills
  • goal setting
  • conflict resolution
  • pertinent referrals for youth having signed or eligible to sign a Volunteary Youth Services Agreement (VYSA) with the Children's Aid Society (CAS)
Street Outreach
  • Front-line, street level outreach and crisis intervention
  • Offers personal supplies such as mittens, socks, water, and food
Hours At-the-door service hours: Mon and Wed 8:30 am-11:30 am
  • Transient youth between 16-21 years for the Reunite Program
  • 16-30 years for local programming
  • 16-25 years for drop-in access
  • 16-17 years for Youth in Transition (YIT) and Housing Support Work Program with signed Voluntary Youth Services Agreement (VYSA) and no existing housing support

Languages English, French
Application Call or drop-in for more information
Can self-refer or be referred by an agency
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa

150 Gloucester St
Ottawa, ON K2P 0A6

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-230-4663
Toll Free 1-800-668-4663
Fax 613-230-8223
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