Through our various programs, services, and initiatives, The Harbour has been providing support and a safe haven for struggling Halifax youth since 1984.
Our 20-bed youth hostel offers a clean, warm, comfortable place to sleep for youth in need of accommodation. Our hostel also provides food, clothing, laundry, and additional support services.
Our independent living program helps young people develop the necessary skills for successful independent living. From budgeting and community
This initiative is aimed at providing youth who face potential homelessness, or who have experienced homelessness.
We provide rent supplements to help them gain access to rental
The Harbour’s Community Development Initiatives work to help Halifax residents and groups make positive changes in their community.
These initiatives target struggling neighbourhoods, with an aim to strengthen community bonds, and get young people engaged and feeling empowered to make
The Mentorship Program focuses on providing youth between the ages of 16 - 24 with adult and young adult mentors. This program aims to help youth build positive
The Harbour runs several
Our programs offer free and easily-accessible recreation and study programs to keep kids and young adults busy, engaged and active during free time.
We offer on-site health care at our Youth Centre.
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