The 4Y Program supports individuals by helping them navigate different areas of their life. So who is it for?
- youth aged 16 - 29
- youth living in Yellowknife
- youth living with a disability caused by prenatal alcohol exposure, as well as youth diagnosed with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), or self-identify as having FASD
- youth who want to learn new skills, improve confidence, and work towards living independently
What do youth do in the program?
Be physically active! Also learn about the importance of healthy eating, and practise making healthy meals.
Talk with the program facilitator about things you can work on to improve confidence and happiness.
Spend time each week working on things that you love! May include things like music, computers, cosmetics, etc.
Learn and improve life skills that are essential to living independently.
The 4Y Program has partnered with the Duke of Edinburgh Award.
The 4Y Program has partnered with Breakaway Fitness.
Have questions about the 4Y Program, or want to join? Send us a message.
The 4Y Program exists because of the funds provided by the Children's Aid Foundation of Canada's Mental Health Fund. The program received funding for 2019 - 2021 to provide services for youth who are transitioning from care, to support improved mental health.
The 4Y Program received funding from MACA Youth Contributions Fund for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, and it supports the physical activity component of the program.
In 2019, the 4Y Program received monetary support from the Walmart Community Fund.