YMCA West Island – Drug Sensitization Program

YMCA West Island – Drug Sensitization Program
Name of Organization – Program or Service: YMCA West Island – Drug Sensitization Program
Program or Service Description: This program is a resource that offers drug-related information along with tools that can be applied to working with teens. The goals of the program are to develop awareness, positive decision-making and the understanding of the negative affects of drug use.

Interventions take place in the form of group or individual meetings.
Age group: 12-17 (teen)
Schedule: By appointment
Territory Served: Baie d’Urfé, Beaconsfield, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Dorval, Île Bizard/ Ste. Geneviève, Kirkland, Pierrefonds/ Roxboro, Pointe-Claire, Senneville, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue
Languages: English, French
Address: 230 Brunswick, Pointe-Claire, Québec H9R 5N5
Phone: (514) 630-9622 – Extension 5213
Funding Source: Centraide, Partage action, HRDC, MVFJ, SNC Lavalin, Ministre de Santé service sociaux
Volunteering Opportunities: Yes
Organization’s Mission: Our mission: build stronger communities by providing opportunities for everyone to lead fulfilling, active, healthy and engaged lives.

Our values: inclusion, collaboration, engagement, caring, excellence, respect.
Program or Service Details: Fitness:

– Group fitness
– Aquatics (swimming lessons, free swim, etc)
– Sports and recreation
– Conditioning room
– Private training
– First aid courses
– Camps
– Fitness instructor training


* Youth activities:

* Dezone teen zone (academic support Homework help program, drop-in, activities, etc.)

* Alternative suspension program (youth suspended from high school come do school work and workshops at the YMCA)

* Diversion (12-17yrs old) and Succession (18-35 yrs ols) (social program for youth and young adults with high functioning special needs

* Equijustice and citizen mediation (alternative justice programs)

* 60+ program (social program for people who are 60 yrs or older)