Eva's Place Presentation - February 2010


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  • Clovis to do this section
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  • Eva to do this This is why youth come to Eva’s Share your own personal experience if you choose How many beds – 32 3 meals, place to stay You can come and go as you would like but there is curfew
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  • Kim and Eva to do this together Housing: Tenants rights, how to get on the housing list, help you look for apartments Employment Resources: resume, job search, job fair, referral to Eva’s Phoenix Education Support:
  • Both Kim and Eva to do: Events: Bowling, Raptors, Movies, Concerts, Cirque du Soleil Gardening: plans for the garden, what we did last year, e.g. trips Diversity and Cultural events: We have youth who come from different backgrounds so we have many events to celebrate their cultures, such as Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, Black History Month Activities: barbecues, car wash, open house, Wacky olympics
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  • Eva's Place Presentation - February 2010

    1. 1. Eva’s Place Kim, Eva, Clovis February 2010
    2. 2. Eva’s Initiatives - Mission Statement <ul><li>Eva’s Initiatives works collaboratively with homeless and at-risk youth to actualize their potential to lead productive, self-sufficient and healthy lives by providing safe shelter and a range of services. We create long-term solutions by developing and implementing proactive and progressive services . </li></ul>
    3. 4. History <ul><li>Eva Smith- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work in the school system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice to young people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>North York Emergency Home for Youth 1993 </li></ul></ul>
    4. 5. Eva’s Initiatives – History and Services <ul><li>Eva’s Place - 32-bed emergency shelter opened in 1994, and offered the traditional “three hots and a cot” to homeless youth, 16-24 </li></ul><ul><li>Eva’s Satellite - a 40-bed emergency shelter opened in 1998 for homeless youth who were not able to use the traditional shelter system- harm reduction model </li></ul><ul><li>Eva’s Phoenix- 50-bed housing and employment training facility opened in 2000 to provide opportunities for homeless youth to learn the skills to be self-sufficient and leave the shelter system for good </li></ul>
    5. 6. Eva’s Place Shelter Program <ul><ul><li>Family breakdown </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discharge from institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mental Health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Substance Use </li></ul></ul>
    6. 7. Eva’s Place Family Reconnect Program <ul><ul><li>Early Intervention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Family Counselling </li></ul></ul>
    7. 8. Independent Living Program <ul><ul><li>Housing services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education support </li></ul></ul>
    8. 9. Events and Activities
    9. 24. How you can help <ul><li>Donations- food, clothing, household supplies, dishes, cutlery, tickets to events </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer- garden, cooking, clean up </li></ul><ul><li>Financial donations- programs, activities </li></ul>
    10. 25. <ul><li>For more information on Eva’s Place please contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Clovis Grant </li></ul><ul><li>General Manager, Eva’s Place/ Satellite </li></ul><ul><li>360 Lesmill Road </li></ul><ul><li>Toronto, ON M3B 2T5 </li></ul><ul><li>416-441-3162 EXT 222 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>