Argus is vibrantly committed to improving the lives of young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness and poverty in Waterloo Region
Join us in ending youth homelessness and improving young lives

Argus...preventing and ending youth homelessness, one youth at a time!

Here's How You Can Help to Make a Difference!

Donate Money

Every dollar makes a difference. For 30 years, Argus has been there for youth 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year.

Donate Time

Share your time to improve the lives of young people in your community.

Donate Items or Shop Uptown Thrift

100% of store proceeds are used to create youth employment!

Give Personal Need Items

We are always in need of personal grooming/hygiene items, bus tickets and special occasion gifts


Everyone deserves a place to call home. If you’re a landlord, consider renting to a youth!

Become a Peer Mentor

Do you have lived experience? Do you want to help others? Are you inspired to mentor? Call us.

Educate Others

There are many myths associated with youth homelessness. Read the literature, share the facts.

Academic Placement

Argus works with colleges and universities across the province to provide students with a meaningful, interactive placement.

100% of Uptown Thrift's Proceeds go Towards Youth Employment

Located in the heart of Preston Town Centre Cambridge, Uptown Thrift is a job creation social enterprise operated by Argus. When you shop or donate to Uptown Thrift you can feel great knowing that you are creating youth employment! 100% of store proceeds create youth employment!