(Partners for Youth Project Coordinator Mathieu Cormier, Social Development Minister Kelly Lamrock, and Partners for Youth General Manage John Sharpe)
Youth-in-care in the Province now have a network of peers to provide a positive influence, support and guidance in their lives.
Social Development Minister Kelly Lamrock made the announcement today.
The government will provide $200,000 over five years to Partners for Youth Inc. to develop local youth-in-care networks as well as a bilingual, provincial youth-in-care network. Youth-led consultations will be held across the province where youth-in-care will be able to offer suggestions about what services and functions should be available through their network.