Raising the Roof would like to recognize the partner agencies that supported in the development of this toolkit. We thank them for their time and energy.


360°kids is a non-profit organization that delivers programs and support services to at-risk youth. Originally referred to as Pathways for Children, 360°kids got it’s name in 2013 and is the present amalgamation of the Markham Neighbourhood Support Centre and Youth Housing Markham. 360°kids now serves over 3,400 youth, each year from every municipality in York with a wrap-around supports that include housing, employment services, counselling, and educational support.



The Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is a division of the Town of Cochrane that delivers a variety of programs and activities for children, youth, parents, adults, seniors, and for professional development. The mission of the FCSS is to encourage, strengthen and stabilize family and community life. Drop into our offices to get a calendar of current programs, get referral information, pick up government forms and more.

Family and Community Support Services


The Bridge Youth & Family Services is an not-for-profit, registered charity that has provided innovative programming to children, youth, and families of the Central Okanagan since 1969.

Their mission is to inspire healthy communities and resilient people through innovation, leadership and collaboration through various services and programs.

The Bridge Youth & Family Services


The Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary (BGCC) is a charitable, community supported organization founded in 1939. They are committed to transforming the lives of vulnerable children, youth and their families by providing safe places and offering services and programs designed to meet the evolving needs of our community. BGCC offers more than 35 programs throughout Calgary supporting over 11 000 unique children, youth, and families annually.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary


oneROOF Youth Services is a multi-service agency for youth (12-25) experiencing or at-risk of homelessness in the Waterloo Region. Their services include outreach, social enterprise programs, drop-in, essential services, food hampers, emergency shelter, housing supports and intensive case management. Since 1989, oneROOF has provided service to their community’s homeless youth and have seen many youth reintegrate into the mainstream of society.

oneROOF Youth Services


Bridging the Gap is a non-profit community-based program serving youth ages 16-24 residing in the Halton Region who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. Since 2009, Bridging the Gap has strived to provide readily and easily accessible, youth directed support. Through partnerships with Halton Children’s Aid Society and other service providers in Halton Region, Bridging the Gap maintains a positive, reputable, and constructive approach to serving youth.

Bridging the Gap


Point Source Youth is a national organization in the United States that is dedicated to ending youth homelessness. They help advocate for, implement, and evaluate proven homelessness interventions to increase housing options for youth. One of the ways in which they do this is through creating materials like the Host Homes Handbook to help organizations in the United States implement Host Homes programs.

Point Source Youth