Programs and Services

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Located in Ottawa, Youville Centre is a non-profit, registered charity that serves adolescent mothers and their children. Youville’s trauma-informed, holistic programs and services include: crisis intervention, intensive mental health therapy and treatment, addiction counselling, collaborative problem solving, a licensed child development program with a focus on infant mental health, attachment-based parenting programs with intervention and treatment, and a fully accredited secondary school. For more than a quarter century, Youville Centre has been an innovative centre that inspires, educates and nurtures young mothers and their children to utilize their strengths and achieve their goals.

Although each Youville Centre mom is unique, they all share a common motivation to achieve their personal and academic goals. This number one motivation which inspires them to come to our centre each day and work toward a brighter future, is their child. With this in mind, Youville Centre and M.F. McHugh Education Centre staff strive to deliver holistic programming that will help each young mother succeed, while always keeping their child’s best interest as a focus.

For a more detailed description of our programs and services, please visit the pages in this section, and take a look at our most recent annual report.