Youth Agency Collaboration

Youth in Edmonton are facing higher levels of crisis and trauma, as well as housing instability. To provide better support to this age group (15-25), the Youth Agency Collaboration was formed in 2017 and now have a group of 27 youth serving agencies working together with one mission: create communities of care throughout Edmonton that will ensure young people have solid, holistic foundations upon which they can build the future of their choice. The Youth Agency Collaboration is dedicated to providing comprehensive supports round-the-clock while driving meaningful collaboration between stakeholders.

The Youth Agency Collaboration sees a future where young people in Edmonton can have a future of their choosing by having a solid, holistic foundation to build upon. Our collaboration prides itself on having strong diversity in terms of being intercultural, inclusive of 2SLGBTQIA+ young people, including youth serving organizations which work in preventative and crisis services, and working with Indigenous partners to include ceremony as a foundational component of our ongoing process.


Partner organizations:


Africa Centre

African Canadian Civic Engagement Council

Alta Care Resources

Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area

Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society

Boyle Street Community Services

Chimo YRC (Youth Retreat Centre)

C-5 North-East Community Hub/Ubuntu

Edmonton John Howard Society

Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers

The Family Centre

Family Futures Resource Network

iHuman Youth Society

Inner City Youth Edmonton

Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women

fYreFly Institute

Islamic Family Social Services Association

Multicultural Health Brokers

NiGiNan Housing Ventures

REACH Edmonton: Council for Safe Communities

SkillCity Institute

Tegler Youth Centre – Hope Mission

Terra Centre

Old Strathcona Youth Society

Pride Centre of Edmonton

Youth Empowerment and Support Services

YMCA Northern Alberta