Argus Residence for Young People

Site: Female's Residence

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Organization Details
Areas Served Waterloo Region
Description & Services
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. 
Argus also operates a charity thrift store called Uptown Thrift which is located in the heart of downtown Preston. The proceeds from this store go toward supporting Employment Programs for Youth in the Community.
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
This is the female residence.
Application Performs intake 24 hours a day
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Juvenile/Youth Shelters ; Juvenile/Youth Shelters ~ Girls
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-650-0452
Toll Free Phone 1-877-818-0388
Crisis Phone 519-623-7991
Fax 519-650-1781
Primary Contact Cathy Beke, Shelter Supervisor, Argus Residence for Young People; Phone: 519-623-7991; Fax: 519-623-5810; Email:
Alternate Contact LeeAnne King, Financial/Human Resourse Admin, Argus Residence for Young Men; 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
Located In Community Cambridge
Address & Map
740 William St
Cambridge, ON N3H 3W9
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Intersection King St. and Eagle 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

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