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 
  • Food, shelter and 24-hour staff support 
  • Voluntary life-skills acquisition program the goal of which is to mobilize young people experiencing homelessness toward healthy and viable community integration. 
  • Also operates a charity thrift store called Uptown Thrift which is located in the heart of downtown Preston.
  • 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 Youth Shelters ; 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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