Choices Youth Shelter is a not for profit agency that provides a wide range of services to homeless youth in Dufferin County.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to be a safe and supportive resource within Dufferin County that offers homeless youth, 16 to 24 years of age, an alternative to living on the street and supports their transition to a more productive and brighter future.


  1. Develop and promote community support for youth which will ensure their successful integration into the community as productive members.

  2. Provide emergency housing for homeless youth 16 - 24 years of age from Dufferin County and surrounding areas.

  3. Create awareness of support for the homeless throughout Dufferin, while creating and developing strong community partnerships.

  4. Provide opportunities to develop life skills within the community through access to education and community support to build positive self esteem and empowerment.

  5. To adapt as the needs of the community change.