SHYFT Youth Services opened on January 5, 2011 and offers residential and outreach supports for homeless and at-risk youth in Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties.
SHYFT can provide temporary housing for up to seven youth (ages 16 - 24). In addition to residential services, SHYFT offers programs and workshops. Outreach youth can also access washroom, laundry, and kitchen facilities. Meals at SHYFT are prepared and shared by youth and staff.
SHYFT offers the following services/supports:
- Transitional housing (for up to seven youth)
- Twenty-four hour staff support
- Access to a safe and friendly environment
- Programs and workshops as determined by youth
- Referrals to other services
- Support for youth to develop goals and plans
- Shared meal planning and preparation
- Laundry facilities
- Telephone and internet access
Tri County Women's Centre provides programs and services to women and girls in the tri counties, and addresses public policy to enhance the status of women.
Between 6:00 and 8:00 pm a warm, light meal will be served to all walkers and volunteers.
Registration opens at 4:00 pm
All walkers must check-in at registration upon arrival
Please come prepared with:
All cash and cheques payable to "Coldest Night of the Year"
Pledge Sheet with all donor data filled out completely and neatly or post all pledges of cash and cheques online in your personal fundraising page and print off the My Results Form and bring with cash or cheques.
Waiver Form for those 17 and under with parent/guardian signature
For those who chose to pay the non-refundable registration fee, the early bird cost of $25 applies until Sunday, February 17th. After that, the fee will be $40.
2 km walk
5 km walk
10 km walk
Rest stops will be available on all routes.
All routes will be well signed.
Route marshalls, rest stop attendants, and sweep vehicle drivers will be available for support along the route.
All riders 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
Come prepared while keeping an eye on the expected weather.