Argus Residence for Young People

Site: Male's Residence

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-623-7991
Toll Free Phone 1-877-565-0755
Crisis Phone 519-623-7991
Fax 519-623-5810
Primary Contact Cheryl Hawley, Program Manager, Argus Residence for Young People; Phone: 519-623-7991; Fax: 519-623-5810; Email:
Alternate Contact Holli Vlach, Program Manager, Argus Residence for Young Women; Phone: 519-650-0452; Fax: 519-650-1781; Email:
Address and Location Information
Public Comments Argus will accept youth in crisis from anywhere surrounding the Waterloo Region * in an effort to respect the privacy of their clients and blend into residential scale, Argus Residence for Young People attempts to keep their address information private
Areas Served Waterloo Region
Located In Community Cambridge
Address & Map
115 Wellington St
Cambridge, ON N1R 3Y8
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Intersection Wellington St. and Beverly St.
Mailing Address c/o Argus Residence for Young People 
P.O. Box 22041 
RPO Water St 
Cambridge, ON N1R 8E3
Physical Access Not Accessible ; Not Fully accessible at this time
Organization Details
Description (Service) Provides emergency shelter to youth between the ages of 16-24 experiencing homelessness in the community * in addition to food, shelter and 24-hour staff support, Argus offers a voluntary life-skills acquisition program the goal of which is to mobilize young people experiencing homelessness toward healthy and viable community integration * also offers SEESAW, where participants are paid for 30 hours a week, over a three month intervention, at a rate of minimum wage to gain work experience
Description & Services
Elections June, new members take office in September
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
This is the male's residence.
Application Performs intake 24 hours a day
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Juvenile/Youth Shelters ; Juvenile/Youth Shelters ~ Boys
Time-Limited Events A Day of Wine and Roses is an annual fundraiser and silent auction held in February * Annual Neighbourhood Open House

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