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

Will You Support Promising Youth This Christmas?

Get Your Christmas Gifts Here & Make a Difference

Black Friday Auction for Argus

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

Want to Bid? Register for Our Online Auction

You need to register in order to bid. You can register ahead of time or after seeing the items for auction on our website.

Check Out the Items for Auction in Person

Please join us for coffee, tea and a treat on Saturday November 20th, 2021, between the hours of 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Monigram Coffee Roasters, located at 16 Ainsle Street S., Cambridge, Ontario The auction items will be available for public viewing, upstairs, that day. We would love to see you there. Please use the separate entrance located at the back of the building. Kindly note, proof of vaccination will be requested prior to entry.


Do Your Christmas Shopping and Support Local Youth

Participating in our online auction is not only a convenient way to do your Christmas shopping, but it also means that you will be making a huge difference in a local teen’s life. 

Argus aims to provide high quality residential care, in a goal-oriented setting, to support local teens through:

“Argus’ vision is for everyone to have a place to call home and opportunities to thrive.”

Programs & Services

Homelessness Prevention

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

Job Skills Training

We provide paid job skills training to youth with self-identified employment barriers (i.e. mental health, etc.).

Uptown Thrift

One hundred percent of proceeds from sales from our self-sustaining social enterprise – Uptown Thrift, located at 742 King Street, Cambridge are used to create supportive employment for youth in need.

Thanks to Our Corporate Sponsor