Horizons for Youth is a shelter for at-risk and homeless youth aged 16-24 in Toronto.
To shelter, prepare and guide homeless and at-risk youth to achieve wellness and become contributing community members
A sharing and growing community where everyone has a home.
What We've Achieved
Horizons for Youth offers 24 hour intake services, 365 days a year, to ensure that young people in need of a safe place to stay can access one at all times
Horizons for Youth provided shelter, food and programs to 622 youth in 2017
Through our Residential Program, Community Support & Aftercare Program, and Community Kitchens, Horizons for Youth serves over 40,000 meals annually
The average length of stay at Horizons for Youth is 3 months
Horizons for Youth offers hundreds of workshops and field trips each year, which help our youth gain the skills needed to live independently
Every year, over 300 volunteers donate their time to Horizons for Youth
Our staff make hundreds of referrals each year to employment agencies, school programs, mental health supports, and addictions services
In 2017, we provided 15,725 safe bed nights (a bed night is a measure of occupancy with each bed filled per night representing one bed night)