Dalhousie Youth Support Services

Record #: PET2144
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 24 Oct 2023


Description (Service) Provides an alternative to custody for youth ages 12-17 who have committed an offence.
  • Offers Reintegration and Community Support for youth who are before youth court and have few support systems in the community
  • Offers Extra-judicial Measures and Extra-Judicial Sanctions
  • Provides skill building programs such as social skills, substance education, anger management, anti-violence, pre-employment skills, financial literacy and an alternative school program
  • All programs assist youth in reducing their risk of re-offending

Service Details

Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-5:30 pm, Fri 9 am-3 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Youth who are involved in the youth justice system 
12 year(s) - 17 year(s)
Application Attendance Centre youth are referred directly through the courts or through their probation officer * Reintegration and Community Support youth can be self-referred or referred by parent/guardian, lawyer, school counsellors, teachers, police, courts, CAS, group home and custodial facilities
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Site Location Between George St - Aylmer St on Dalhousie St
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
189 Dalhousie St
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9J 2M1
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Physical Access Partially Accessible - main floor only

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-749-5705
Fax 705-749-9545
E-Mail info@dyss.ca
Website www.dyss.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DalhousieYouthSupportServices
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dyssptbo
Primary Contact Karen Carr, Executive Director; Email: kcarr@dyss.ca

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