What are Integrated Youth Services (IYS)?
The growth of the IYS approach across Canada and the world is showing us that
The Benefits of IYS
IYS In Canada
Integrated youth service hubs in Canada mostly developed independently.
Advocacy combined with government and charitable funding has advanced IYS around the country — creating some very comprehensive systems of care in several provinces.
There is great diversity in IYS delivery. Some IYS providers have a big network of sites, others are developing locally.
What they all share in common, however, is a core set of key principles, focusing on things like accessibility, youth partnerships, and engagement .