Youth in Transition Program

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The goal of the Youth in Transition Program is to support youth in their successful transition out of the child welfare system into adulthood. The Youth in Transition Worker supports youth one-on-one and group mentorship and support with workshops or opportunities to participate in community events.

The Youth in Transition Worker collaborates with local community agencies providing information about the program as well as to refer youth to appropriate community services. Some of the resources and supports the Youth in Transition Worker may be able to offer include (but are not limited to):

  • Housing supports;
  • Education resources;
  • Employment services and training;
  • Life Skills training (e.g. financial management, household management);
  • Health and mental health services; and
  • Legal services

Eligibility

  • Youth ages 16 to 24.
  • Crown ward, legal custody order or formal customary care agreement prior to 18th birthday OR eligible for renewed youth supports.
  • Requiring supports in the following areas: housing, education, employment, counselling, life skills, health, culture, legal and mental health

Our Youth in Transition Work is housed at the Sault College Campus, however, youth DO NOT have to be a Sault College student to access these resources.

  • Youth can also access free career testing that allows you to investigate what programs and career are best for you.
  • Access to any of our Student Support Services
  • The Dual Credit Program is a great way to get started with a head start to College

If you would like more information on this program and are interested in learning about FREE TUITION, please contact the Youth in Transition Worker:

Shay Verdecchia
Youth in Transition Worker
(705) 987-5980
yit@saultcollege.ca