Helping Youth Develop Life Skills
Ages 6 to 17
The program is open to youth between ages 6 to 17 and involved with the Ministry of Children’s Services.
Youth Work is funded by Children’s Services. There are no costs associated with the program.
Youth are offered weekly skill building sessions with a snack and one session that is recreational based.
What to Expect
The overall goal of the program is to help youth develop new skills and improve their wellbeing to assist in everyday life. Youth Work focuses on building trust, self-esteem, and appropriate relationship skills.
We also create opportunities for improved personal management skills such as appropriate coping, anger management and impulse control, positive peer and family relationship skills, decision-making and problem-solving skills, dealing with rejection and personal hygiene.
Skill Building Youth Work encourages youth to learn and develop new skills to utilize successfully in situations at home, in school, and in the community.
Helping young people develop social skills, improve academic performance, and get involved in the community.
How to Access
Children’s Services Caseworkers make referrals to Youth Work; participants typically access services for around five months.
McMan's core values of commitment, trust, respect, empathy, and genuineness are ingrained in each portion of service delivery.
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