John Howard Society of Toronto

Youth Programs

HELPING INDIVIDUALS PLAN POSITIVELY

  • CULTURALLY SPECIFIC
  • LIFE SKILLS TRAINING
  • ART AND RECREATION
  • YOUTH PROGRAM

Committed in providing a person-centred approach which is flexible and based on effective communications, that is holistic, and culturally relevant.

OUR PROGRAM
HIPP is an African-Caribbean youth centred program for those between the age of 12 – 17 that focuses on helping these young people build the skills to meet educational, employment and personal goals. HIPP strives to find proactive solutions to solve the problems of youth violence in neighbourhoods and families.

TOPICS COVERED

  • IDENTITY
  • ANGER AND AGGRESSION
  • MASCULINITY AND RESPECT
  • CULTURE
  • STRENGTHS AND COPING SKILLS

COMPLIMENTARY

  • ART & MEDIA
  • MUSIC, TELEVISION, RADIO
  • RECREATION (BOXING, FOOTBALL, BASKETBALL)
  • PRE-EMPLOYMENT
  • EDUCATION ASSISTANCE
  • MENTORSHIP (ONGOING SUPPORT)

Click here for the H.I.P.P. Flyer and Referral Form

Please Contact the Program Coordinator at: kwilliams@jhst.ca

 

S.T.E.P. PROGRAM
(SAFER TOMORROWS through EDUCATION and PREVENTION)

This program is designed to assist students and youth to achieve academic success while building upon essential living and life skills.
Our staff in the STEP program create a safe and youth focused environment where individuals have the opportunity set goals through educational and training supports. For those youth seeking employment our staff work to provide resources and connections with well-matched employers. Individual counselling support is key to the success of this program. In additional a variety of workshops are delivered in school settings.

Please Contact
Caroline Hamlet
t: 416-925-4386
e: chamlet@jhst.ca