Rural and Remote Programs in Muskoka
Core community programs (anger management, substance abuse anti-theft and healthy relationships) are offered throughout Muskoka to women, youth and men. Referrals for Rural and Remote services come from community agencies, institutions, courts, parole, probations and health care providers. People can also self-refer to the program by calling 705.725.0613 ex.243.
Youth Trusteeship Program
For 16 and 17 year old youth who can no longer reside with a parent or guardian and who apply to receive Ontario Works benefits, a trustee is required. The Elizabeth Fry Society can act as a trustee to be the liaison between Ontario Works and the youth. The program also helps youth deal with other issues such as problems at school or work, housing stability, food security, life-skills and budgeting. Youth can apply to be in the program directly by calling 705.725.0613 ex.232.