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If you are or know of a young adult who could use our help at Ready4Life,
we're READY4YOU.

Our program is unique, we want to help you reach your goals and support your through you life situation. We are a person-centered program which means we work with you to meet your needs so you can establish independence.

Please note: we are not an emergency service.
if you are in crisis please call 911, or go to your nearest
emergency room or call COAST 1-877-825-9011

16 or older?

Are you 16 years of age or older?
We can help...


Are you at risk of being/Or are homeless right now?
We can help...

Need Support?

In need of getting your life back on track?
We can help...

How We Help

Learning how to be independent and manage new responsibilities


Teach you skills needed to successfully live independently

Access to Services

Making the most of community services, both youth and adult services

Our 411 

You are not just a number...

We want to help you make the best of services available in your community and support you through the transition from youth to adult services.
When homelessness becomes an issue you need to deal with, it can be very scary and overwhelming. You are not alone, we are here to support you.
We are here to support you through your journey to independent living. It is our role to know you on a 1-1 basis, and work with you according to your needs.
You are not just a number at READY4LIFE, your needs matter and your situation is unique. We strive to provide positive, productive community experiences focusing on personal growth. We want you to reach your fullest potential.

Positive Space Network

Useful Links

Teach, Empower, Advocate for Community Health


Ontario Works

Financial Support Information

Halton Alcohol, Drug and Prevention Treatment

Mental Health Helpline

COAST Halton (Crisis Outreach and Support Team

Gary Allan High School

Alternative Education

Halton District School Board

Public School Information

Halton Catholic District School Board

Catholic School Information


Meeting the needs of our Community

Halton Region Housing

Housing Information

Salvation Army Lighthouse Shelter

Lighthouse and Family Shelter Information


United Way of Oakville
United Way of Oakville
United Way of Burlington
United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton

The United Way of Oakville and The United Way of Burlington have acknowledged the importance of strengthening youth supports. We know that there can be gaps in service, both Oakville and Burlington United Ways have taken on the Ready4Life program to address the existing need.

Contact Us 

599 Chartwell Rd, Oakville ON, L6J 4A9
Oakville Contact:

Directions to 599 Chartwell Rd.

760 Brant St. Suite 405A
Burlington, Ontario L7R 4B8

Burlington Contact:

Directions to 760 Brant St.