Finding solutions to end chronic poverty in Toronto by mentoring challenged street youth. Thank you Yonge Street Mission for the opportunity to help!
Founded in 1896, through multiple programs, Yonge Street Mission (YSM) aims to make a positive difference in the lives of families, seniors, socially-isolated adults, homeless street youth, and children, focusing on building a community. Services include a food bank and meal programs, employment and computer training, school readiness programs, health care, counseling and personal development, daycare, and a post-secondary scholarship fund. YSM has an open door to accept any individual who would like to access any of its services. YSM aims to help people get out of poverty and to enable independence.