Safety is goal number 1 for Train for Trades. Every participant interviewed for this toolkit, including staff and youth, discussed the issue of safety in some capacity. Safety precautions are extensive and include youth not being allowed in a unit by themselves or to deal with tenants directly to the policy and procedures connected to safety.

Safety is addressed in the following key ways:

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The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness acknowledges with thanks the financial support of The Home Depot Canada Foundation. Thanks to the staff, partners and service users (past and present) of Choices for Youth and Train for Trades who assisted in the development of the toolkit by taking part in interviews, providing data and resources or reviewing information.

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