Youth Transitions Program

Youth Transitions Program

The YMCA of Southwest Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County YMCA) is excited to announce the launch of a NEW FREE national program called the YMCA Youth Transitions Program (YTP). 

The YTP provides vulnerable students (ages 12 – 19) leading to and at critical academic transitions points with community supports they need for educational attainment and future success.

Program objectives:

  • Empower students to reach their fullest potential
  • Strengthen and enhance student’s social networks and foster a sense of belonging
  • Build student’s educational resiliency and aspirations.
  • improve connectivity and access to technology

Program overview:

  • Serves youth ages 12 – 19 years
  • Activities include:
    • case management (one-to-one support)
    • life skills workshops
    • mentorship
    • National Youth Advisory Council
  • Voluntary Program
  • Participants can enter and leave the program when they are ready
  • No defined start or end time of participant’s involvement
  • Participants can participate in all activities or just one stream

Youth may self refer or be referred through a School, service provider or parent. All programs are FREE. 

Click Here to Download the Referral Form