Dalhousie Youth Support Services

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-Fri 9 am-5 pm with extended hours as needed
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
Youth who are involved in the youth justice system
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 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: www.facebook.com/DalhousieYouthSupportServices
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/dyssptbo
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/DalhousieYouthS
Primary Contact Karen Carr, Executive Director; Email: kcarr@dyss.ca
Alternate Contact Cate Buxton, Program Manager; Email: cbuxton@dyss.ca
Mailing Address P.O. Box 343 
Peterborough, ON K9J 6Z3