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Non-Profit Youth Centre

Homework Help

Our after-school program runs from Monday-Friday, 4-7PM, where our staff and volunteers provide homework help and resources.

FREE MEALS

After school, our staff and volunteers provide dinner each night at 5pm. During our summer program, 3 meals are provided each day!

RESUMÉ BUILDING

Our trained staff and volunteers are ready to help youth build their resumé, train for an interview, and successfully acquire a job.

counselling

Upon request, the youth centre can schedule and arrange counselling sessions for youth and family to meet with a professional.

WHO WE ARE

The LaSalle Hangout for Youth (The Hangout) is a Not-For-Profit organization focused on providing a safe, tolerant and supportive facility for youth in LaSalle, Ontario. The Hangout works to foster a space for the youth to engage in constructive and safe activities as opposed to more destructive behaviour apparent when kids are left to their own devices. We provide support for all youth between the ages of 12 to 18 at no cost to the youth or their families, relying solely on the generous contributions of our sponsors.

(519) 970-9629

Frequently asked questions

The Hangout was established after recognizing a general absence of available after-school programs as well as a concerning amount of young people on the streets. The need became increasingly apparent after consulting with local businesses and the LaSalle Police Service.

As a non-profit organization, we rely heavily on our gracious volunteers, donations, fundraising events, local businesses, and community supporters to keep our doors open. If interested in supporting The Hangout, send us a message!

Currently, the youth centre extends its services to any youth within the range of 11 to 18 years old.

Our needs vary depending on the time of year; however, we’re in constant need of: juice boxes/concentrate, fruit, vegetables, bread, cheese slices, water bottles, chicken fingers, and cleaning supplies. To find out what our current demand is, feel free to message our Facebook page or give us a call at (519) 970-9629.

The Hangout is always looking for volunteers (ages 19+). To apply, please fill out a form at bit.ly/hangoutvolunteer or contact us for more information. Also, check out our social media accounts around April for job opportunities!

TESTIMONIALS

"Amazing group of volunteers, great place for the kids in Lasalle to hang out in and meet up. Always heathy snacks and even full meals, TV, games, and help with homework. My 13 yr old son enjoys the time he spends there after school while I'm still at work. I'm grateful to Rama, Brian and other adults who help run this outstanding after school program. Shows Lasalle has a supportive sense of community."
Shari Anne
Parent/Community Member
“I’ve been coming here since the middle of last summer and almost daily since. I love this place. I have made many new friends and it’s a safe environment. We have our own spot now and don’t have to pack up every day when we leave.”​
Sabrina
Youth at The Hangout
"My son has been going here for the past few weeks and he loves it. Lots of activities, good food, great staff. A great place for kids and teens to have fun."
Penelope Couvillon
Parent/Community Member
“This is really an important spot (for teens). We live in a different time where kids are really into technology. This gets them out to socialize with each other. We need more of this across the county for kids.”​
Tracey Ramsey
Local Member of Parliament
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