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Child and Youth Work

Helping young people develop social skills, improve academic performance, and get involved in the community.

Child and Youth Work encourages children and youth to learn and grow new skills to utilize successfully in situations at home, in school, and in the community.

Helping Youth Develop Life Skills

Ages 6 to 17

The program is open to youth between ages 6 to 17 and involved with the Ministry of Children’s Services.

No Fees

The program is funded by the Ministry of Children’s Services. There are no costs for participants.

Consistent Support

Youth are offered weekly skill building and recreational based sessions.

Referral Required

Referrals are accepted from the Ministry of Children’s Services. 

What to Expect

The overall goal of the program is to help children and youth develop new skills and improve their well-being to assist in everyday life. We focus on building trust, self-esteem, and appropriate relationship skills. 


We also create opportunities for improved personal management skills such as appropriate coping, anger management and impulse control, positive peer and family relationship skills, decision-making and problem-solving skills, dealing with rejection and personal hygiene. 

How to Access the Program

Child and Youth Work is a closed-referral program. The program is accessed through Children’s Services.  


Exit from the program is based on the achievement of goals. Participation is voluntary and children, youth or families can stop accessing services at anytime.  


McMan's core values of commitment, trust, respect, empathy, and genuineness are ingrained in each portion of service delivery. 


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