Youth Gambling and Awareness Program (YGAP) is a free service to assist youth between the ages of 8 and 24 to identify and deal with potentially addictive behaviours like gambling.

YGAP offers the following services:

  • Prevention and education programs in elementary, high school, adult and professional environments
  • Community awareness sessions
  • Information about the pros and cons of gambling
  • Decision-making & coping strategies
  • Referral to treatment services

Contact your YGAP representative to arrange the right resources to reach out to your audience:


Sally Herod
Youth Outreach Worker – Youth Gambling Awareness Program
Employment and Immigrant Services
8123 Lundy‘s Lane, Unit 6, Niagara Falls, ON L2H 1H1
289-213-4869
ygap@niagara.ymca.ca