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.
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.
- ANGER AND AGGRESSION
- MASCULINITY AND RESPECT
- STRENGTHS AND COPING SKILLS
- ART & MEDIA
- MUSIC, TELEVISION, RADIO
- RECREATION (BOXING, FOOTBALL, BASKETBALL)
- EDUCATION ASSISTANCE
- MENTORSHIP (ONGOING SUPPORT)
Crossroads Youth Program (CYP)
In partnership with the National African Integration and Families Association (NAIFA) this program provides coordinated and integrated support services focused on preventing youth from engaging in criminal behaviours. Through individualized case management and group programming youth have access to positive social and personal development opportunities. Culturally specific programming is incorporated to reduce the over-representation of Toronto’s most marginalized youth. Support is also provided to families and communities that are impacted by youth violence.
E-HIPP is an African-Caribbean youth centered program for those aged 16 years and older whom are at risk of becoming engaged in pro-criminal behaviours. This program focuses on helping these young people build the skills to meet educational, employment and personal goals thereby reducing the likelihood of conflict with the law. E-HIPP strives to find proactive solutions to solve the problems of youth violence in neighborhoods and families.
(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.