Friendship Centre youth team helps Indigenous young people overcome barriers – Times Colonist

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 2022171 Views

Supports can include help making and getting to crucial appointments, assistance with resume writing and job applications, pregnancy and parenting support, and access to sports and recreation.

Today’s Indigenous youth are tomorrow’s knowledge keepers.

That’s the thinking behind the Victoria Native Friendship Centre’s Youth Services Team, which offers one-on-one support to help Indigenous youth ages 12 to 24 overcome barriers and build resiliency.

Those supports can include help making and getting to crucial appointments, assistance with resumé writing and job applications, pregnancy and parenting support, help getting referrals for mental-health or substance use programs, support for housing applications, and access to sports and recreation.

Read More: https://www.timescolonist.com/life/friendship-centre-youth-team-helps-indigenous-young-people-overcome-barriers-6034149

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