Youth Shelter Pilot Survey

Detailed information for 2006 (Snapshot day: April 17, 2006)

Status:

Inactive

Frequency:

One Time

Record number:

5119

The purpose of this is to collect data on residential services for abused and at-risk youth (aged 16 to 29) during the previous 12 months, as well as to provide a one-day "snapshot" of the clientele being served on a specific date.

Data release - Data from this pilot survey were not released to the public.

Description

This is a pilot survey.

The purpose of the Youth Shelter Pilot Survey is to collect data on residential services for abused and at-risk youth (aged 16 to 29) during the previous 12 months, as well as to provide a one-day "snapshot" of the clientele being served on a specific date. The information collected will help determine the feasibility of conducting a national survey of youth shelters. Information collected through a national survey would be used by service providers, non-profit organizations and governments to develop programs, policies and services for youth.

Subjects

  • Child care
  • Children and youth
  • Crime and justice
  • Crime and justice (youth)
  • Victims and victimization

Data sources and methodology

Sampling

This is a sample survey with a cross-sectional design.

Disclosure control

Statistics Canada is prohibited by law from releasing any information it collects that could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Various confidentiality rules are applied to all data that are released or published to prevent the publication or disclosure of any information deemed confidential. If necessary, data are suppressed to prevent direct or residual disclosure of identifiable data.

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