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Site: Betty Thompson Youth Centre

Service: Housing Services, Families in Transition Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-749-2450
Primary Contact Katie Knapp, Families in Transition Counsellor, Lutherwood; Phone: 519-749-8305 ext 1290; Email:
Alternate Contact Lori Williams, Families in Transition Counsellor, Lutherwood; Phone: 519-749-8305 ext 1704; Email:
Description (Site) Located at Betty Thompson Youth Centre.
Located In Community Kitchener
Address & Map
41 Weber St W
Kitchener, ON N2H 3Z1
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Intersection Victoria St. S and Weber St. W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) The FIT program provides centralized intake for families requesting emergency shelter 
  • FIT supports families with eviction prevention services, shelter diversion and rapid re-housing from shelter, with the goal of reducing or avoiding emergency shelter stays. 
  • Through a coordinated shelter intake process FIT staff assess a family's housing needs and develop a plan for best housing options.
  • Family must be within seven days of losing their housing to access support. 
Hours By appointment only.
Areas Served Waterloo Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Families with children only
Application Please contact to begin application process
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1970
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Foundation
Service Categories Eviction Prevention Legal Assistance ; Housing Search Assistance ~ Families ; Shelter Information Services