Youth Programs


Youths aged 24 and under (and those who support them) who are affected by substance or alcohol use can access our programs or parole:

Days Ahead

  • Full assessment of a youth’s drug and/or alcohol use and its impact on relationships, education/ employment, legal, leisure, physical and emotional health
  • Counselling for the youth and his/her family
  • Services available for young people affected by someone else’s substance use
  • Additional referrals as required to meet client needs
  • Community support and education

Services are available in : 

Burlington & Oakville: 905-639-6537
Milton, Georgetown, Acton: 905-693-4250

Know the D.E.A.L (Drugs, Education, Alcohol and the Law)

  • An Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills Program funded by the United Way
  • Know the D.E.A.L. is a psycho-educational group workshop that educates youth 13-18 years of age about the effects, harms and laws of substance use from a strengths based, harm reduction lens.
  • Available to all schools in the Halton region, the 3 Day Know the D.E.A.L. program is geared towards and presented to secondary students in grades 9/10 as part of Ontario’s Health Curriculum
  • Interactive and engaging workshop topics include Cannabis, Vaping, Alcohol, Opioids and Overdose, as well as Triggers and Healthy Coping Strategies.
  • In preparation for ADAPT’s Days Ahead program, youth may enroll in the 5 Session Know the D.E.A.L. individual program before being referred to Days Ahead for further counselling support. Comprehensive intake/assessment and a tailored treatment plan is included in the Know the D.E.A.L. individual program
  • Please contact ADAPT’s Youth Program Manager at 905-875-8273 for information on how to bring the Know the D.E.A.L. program to your school.

Services are available in:

Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Georgetown, Acton

Transitional Aged Youth Outreach Program (TAY)

  • Active outreach support to assist young adults, with or without mental health concerns, in overcoming homelessness, unemployment, and limited education to address their substance use
  • Flexible schedules to accommodate clients
  • Programs are also available for parents and caregivers

Call 905-693-4249 for more information.

Triage Program

Consultations are available for concerned individuals to problem-solve specific situations. Anyone may call for this service to 905-639-6537 ext 0 or 905-693-4249.