Youth Program

Spirit of the Children Society šxʷʔáləqʷaʔ Youth Hub

LOCATION
#102-2664 Kingsway Avenue | Port Coquitlam, BC | V3C-1T8

OUR OBJECTIVE
To engage and empower youth that are in care, out of care, and children that are at risk of coming into care of the Ministry of Children and Family Development, (MCFD). This enhancement program will assist the children / youth from the ages 7 to 12 (tweenies) 13 to 19 (youth) with culturally appropriate Rites of Passage for when they transition out of care.

HOURS
The Youth Hub hours will be open to the public from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm Monday to Friday.

The Youth Enhancement Workers will be available to accept referrals, offer 1:1 support, and additional services between 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

The centre will be open for 35 hours a week, offering regular programing and facilitation. However, throughout the year, additional scheduling and special event will be planned for the Youth.

YOUTH DROP-IN PROGRAM – 5:00PM to 8:00PM MONDAYS TO FRIDAYS
Our youth team will be facilitating drop-in services for different scheduled youth groups:

  • Tweens: ages 7-12 (Mondays and Wednesdays)
  • All youth drop-in: ages 13-19 (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
  • Open drop-in: Fridays
  • SOGI group: all ages (Starting in September 2018)
  • Youth Men’s: ages 16-19 (Starting in September 2018)

SUMMER DAY ADVENTURES PROGRAM
Our youth enhancement workers will lead our youth on fun filled days. Some of the adventures can be:

  • Spending a day at the beach
  • Hiking the local parks
  • Berry picking or canoeing.

A monthly calendar will be created and a sign-up sheet will ensure these groups are properly filled and supervised

CONTACT THE HUB
Got any questions? Contact program manager Ernie Cardinal at 778-903-1002 or e.cardinal@sotcs.ca 
You can also follow the Hub on Facebook by clicking on the link HERE

 

 

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