YMCA Youth Transitions Program (YTP) provides support to youth aged 13 to 19. YMCA Youth Advisors meet with youth to help them overcome barriers and support them in reaching their fullest potential.Leadership is a YTP program that brings together youth interested in meeting new people and developing leadership skills. Participants assist in the planning of the Rec Nights program and fundraising for national exchanges.
Participants attending the Leadership program have access to a full range of other YTP services including:
Youth Advisors are available to provide free supportive counselling, community referrals, advocacy services, life-skills workshops and job-search assistance.
Rec Nights introduce youth to recreational activities they may not normally get to experience. This free program meets once per week during after-school hours and provides an entertaining and safe place where youth are able to participate in new activities and make friends.
For more information or referrals contact:
Chelsea Moore, Youth And Outreach Program Supervisor
Phone: (780) 426-9725
YMCA Family Resource Centre
9835 103A Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5H 0J3
Phone: (780) 426-9622