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Change4Change is a thrift store that employs youth, ages 15-30 experiencing homelessness or barriers to employment in Waterloo Region. Operated by the region's only youth specific not-for-profit agency, oneROOF Youth Services, Change4Change allows you to turn your loose change into real change in your community.
oneROOF Youth Services is committed to providing for the safety, support and overall well-being of youth who are experiencing homelessness, and youth who are at-risk of homelessness, aged 12-25, in Waterloo Region. In operation since 1989, oneROOF Youth Services believes one youth on the streets is one too many, and strives to educate the public on issues surrounding homelessness amongst young people.
Streets to Employment & Education (SEE) invites youth between the ages of 15-30 in Waterloo Region to participate in a 16 week paid program, funded by The Government of Canada. The oneROOF Youth Services online thrift store (Change4Change), kitchen-culinary experience (Lunchbox), carpentry training (Wood Working), and art development (Street Design), are among the diverse list of skill building opportunities within The SEE Program.