|Record #: MCK0019||Last Modified: 10 May 2020||Last Full Update: 16 Sep 2016|
|Where To Find Us||
#5 440 Main St
Kentville, NS B4N 1K9
|Areas Served||Kings County (NS)|
|Contact||Russell Sanche, Youth Outreach Coordinator; Phone: (Cell) 902-691-6556|
|Description & Services|
|Information||The Portal is open to all youth and young adults aged 16 - 21 years.
The Portal partners to provide safe spaces for young people and families in Kings County.
The centre provides a place for young people to know that they matter and have a place that is safe. They can be themselves and find individuals ready to listen.
Through caring and approachable people, youth can find support and a simple way to access the services in the community.
Additionally, the centre provides space for youth oriented organizations to connect with youth and families building a stronger sense of community.
SERVICES AND SUPPORT AVAILABLE:
· Drop in - "intentional hanging out”
· Helping youth & families deal with a crisis
· Someone to talk to: supportive counseling
· Programs/workshops for resiliency
· Mentoring: youth/ adult partnership
· Advocacy: Someone to help you speak up
· Supporting families in transition
· Transitional Housing for youth and men 18 and up @ The Refuge
|Eligibility||Ages: 14 year(s) - 24 year(s)|
|Hours||Monday- Thursday 9:00 am-4:00 pm Friday's 9:00 am-2:00 pm|
|Events Calendar||Portal Events Calendar|
|Tags||Annapolis Valley Connect ; Community Organizations ; Recreation Categories ; Support Programs ; Volunteer Opportunity ; Youth ; Youth Centres|
|Categories - General||Community Facilities/Centres ; Individual and Family Support Services ; Volunteer Opportunities ; Youth ; Youth Centres|