About Argus

At Argus, we offer 24/7 homelesness prevention and shelter diversion services to youth in crisis anywhere within the Waterloo Region. In addition to our food, shelter and constant staff support, we also offer a voluntary life-skills acquisition program whose main goal is to mobilize young people experiencing homelessness towards a healthy and viable re-integration into their community.

Administrative Contact

(519) 650-0452

1 (877) 818-0388

00+ Years Preventing
Youth Homelessness

35 Years Serving Waterloo Region

Helping People Find Home

Argus is an innovative, award-winning charity located in Cambridge, Ontario. Argus' vision is for everyone to have a place to call home and opportunities to thrive. Argus provides the following services:

24/7 Homelessness Prevention Services
Paid Job Skills Training for Youth
Licensed Care Homes for Youth
Self-Sustaining Social Enterprise
The Argus Impact

Programs & Services

Homelessness Prevention

Our coordinated homelessness prevention and shelter diversion services helps approximately 2,000 people in Waterloo Region, each year.

CARE Homes

Argus strives to offer exemplary accommodation through our trauma-informed homes for youth ages 14-18, based on the CARE practice model.

Uptown Thrift

100% of proceeds from the sales of our social enterprise – Uptown Thrift, are used to create supportive employment for youth in need.

Raising Awareness

Black Friday Auction for Argus

Do your Christmas shopping with us while supporting promising youth in our care. Hundreds of items generously donated by our the business community, locally and province wide. Proceeds support Argus Residence for Young People’s care home.

Starts: Friday, November 19th @ 8:00 am
Ends: Friday, December 3rd @ 8:00 am

Want to Bid? Register for Our Online Auction Today!

You can also see the auction items in person on Saturday November 20th, 2021. Public viewing from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Monigram Coffee Roasters located at 16 Ainsle Street S., Cambridge, Ontario.

Appreciation for Argus Supporters

Our Sponsors & Donors