YMCA of Central East Ontario

Site: Peterborough

Service: Balsillie Family Branch - Youth Gambling Awareness Program

Description (Service) Free educational prevention program aims to raise youth awareness about gambling and healthy active living 
* aims to reduce the harm associated with youth gambling and risk-taking behaviours 
* provides information about community resources and referrals to local service providers who can help with a potential gambling problem 
* includes curriculum based on Ministry of Education requirements 
* also offers interactive sessions and educational workshops for adults involved in young people's lives, parents, teachers and health professionals 
*Offers workshops regarding Gambling Awareness, Media Literacy, Financial Literacy, Video gaming and Stigma & Mental Health 
Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP) is offered in 19 locations across Ontario
Service Details
Hours Vary, call for details
Areas Served Hastings County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Ages: 8 year(s) - 24 year(s) 
Youth and young adults * adults and professionals working with youth
Application Contact for more information
Languages English ; French - Programs
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
123 Aylmer St S
Peterborough, ON K9J 3H8
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Intersection Aylmer St and Romaine St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-748-9642 ext 228
After Hours Phone 705-927-3901
Fax 705-741-3719
E-Mail steve.keller@ceo.ymca.ca
Website www.ymcaofceo.ca/membership-branches/balsillie-family-branch-peterborough/outreach
Primary Contact Steve Keller, Youth Outreach Worker

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