Threshold Housing Society’s Mitchell House is making a real difference in the lives of young men aging out of care.

Gwilliam and the other young men around the table either live or have lived at Mitchell House — a home for youth run by the Threshold Society in Oak Bay. The charity also operates a home for girls and the Safe Housing for Youth (SHY) semi-independent program. Most of the residents, age 16 to 21, are about to or have “aged out” of foster care — moved along by foster families who can’t support them without funding or in need of semi-independent living, where they are on their own but have some support.

Read the article: Oak Bay’s Mitchell House helps youth chart new course

Source: Times Colonist

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