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Youth in Transition

The RAFT helps youth transition from welfare to self-sufficiency through their Youth in Transition program.


What is the Youth in Transition program?

The Youth in Transition program supports youth, 16 to 24 years of age, in their successful transition out of the child welfare system into adulthood. The workers will help youth to develop and pursue their goals, and will support them to identify access and navigate adult service systems relevant to their specific needs.

Where is this program available?

This program is available in the entire Niagara region.

What is the goal of the Youth in Transition program?

The goal of the Youth in Transition program is to support youth in their successful transition out of the child welfare system into adulthood. Youth in Transition will help youth to develop and pursue their goals, and will support them to identify, access, and navigate adult service systems relevant to their specific needs. The Youth in Transition will also support youth to connect to existing supports and resources within their communities including, housing supports, education resources, employment services and training, life skills training (e.g., financial management), health and mental health services, and legal services.

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Jeunes en Transition

L’agence RAFT fournit de l’aide aux jeunes dans leurs transition d’aide sociale vers l’autonomie au cours du programme Jeunes en Transition.

Qu’est-ce que le Programme Jeunes en Transition?

Le programme Jeunes en Transition fournit du soutien pour les jeunes agés de 16 à 25 dans leurs transitions du système d'aide sociale à l'enfant à l’age adulte. Un personnel hautement qualifié aidera les jeunes à se développé, atteindre leurs objectifs et soutenir leurs navigation du system de services pour adulte adaptée à leurs besoins unique ( relevant to their specific needs).

Où est-ce que le programme Jeunes en Transition est-il disponible?

Le Programme Jeunes en Transition est disponible dans la region du Niagara

Quelle est l’objectif du programme Jeunes en Transition?

l’objectif du programme Jeunes en Transition est de fournir du soutien pour les jeunes dans leurs transitions du système d'aide sociale à l'enfant à l’age adulte. Un personnel hautement qualifié aidera les jeunes à se développé, atteindre leurs objectifs et soutenir leurs navigation du system de services pour adulte adaptée à leurs besoins unique. De plus, le programme aidra les jeunes a se connecté a des supports et trouver access au resources disponible dans leurs communautés tell que de l’aide au logement, resources educatives, des services d’emploi et de formations (academic ou personnel e.x. la gestion financière), des services de santé (y compris de santé mentale) et des services judiciaries.

Le Programme Jeunes en Transition est financié par le Ministère des Services à l'enfance et à la jeunesse.

The Youth in Transition program is sponsored by the Ontario Government

Government of Ontario


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