Youth Financial Supports

Foster Family Coalition of the NWT Scholarship Fund

 

In July 2011, the Foster Family Coalition of the NWT launched its Scholarship Fund.  It was started by generous donations from BHP Billiton and the Yellowknife Foster Family Association. Each year there will be two $500 scholarships available to NWT residents that grew up in foster care who are furthering their education. The fund is being administered by the Yellowknife Community Foundation.

For more information go to http://www.ykcf.ca/funding/#

 

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Telus- Helping Youth Achieve Independence

For youth leaving foster care, their phone can be their lifeline, helping them build credit, search for somewhere to live, find education and job opportunities, and stay in touch with friends and vital support networks.

A collaboration between TELUS and Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada (CAFC) and select Centre de Jeunesse Foundations, Mobility for GoodTM helps these kids  achieve independence by providing them with a free phone and a $0 plan, including 3 GB of data for two years.

Follow the link below for more information and to apply!