North Point Douglas
Women's Centre

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Youth Outreach

Youth OutreachAs part of the Safety Program the Youth Outreach Workers (YOW) provide a safe and positive presence in the neighbourhood by connecting with children and youth at after school programs. They build relationships with the children, youth, the parents, and community members.

The Youth Outreach provide

  • Safety walks for local children and youth
  • Relief staff for Walking School Bus
  • An open and listening ear
  • Resources on issues facing today’s children and youth

The Youth Outreach Workers also

  • Intervene and resolve youth/children issues
  • Conduct safety audits throughout North Point Douglas
  • Partner with various organizations
  • Attend network meetings

This summer the YOWs were involved in different activities such as

  • Bike Rodeo
  • The Butterfly Gala
  • Austin Street Festival
  • Youth Employment Program

October 11, 2012 was the first annual International Day of the Girl. The Youth Outreach Workers put on an event in the drop in for local female youths

Bullying Awareness week is November 12-18th.   On Thursday November the 15th, the YOWs will be holding an information session in the drop in. Also in the evening they will be having a gathering with local female youths.

Youth Outreach Workers will be starting the YMCA program again in October 2013. On Wednesday evenings, the YOWs will be taking a group of youth to the North End YMCA.

Don’t have a membership? We will PAY for your one year membership and will provide transportation on Wednesday nights.

Boys and Girls ages 6 – 17 are welcome.

From 6 – 7:30pm

Please contact Hillary or Tara for more information @ 204-921-1673or 204-963-3176

Our YOWs partner with a variety of community organizations including Norquay School, Norquay Community Center, Boys and Girls Club, Graffiti Art Gallery,  Winnipeg Police Service and the City of Winnipeg.  Their summer activities include the Youth Employment Project, Community Gardening, Bike Rodeo, and the Austin Street Festival.

Over the last year the YOWs have had  5529 contacts with youth, 2461 with parents,  have done 153 safe walks, 732 park surveillances, and intervened with  21 high risk incidents – 7 of which were in regards to bullying.

Youth Outreach Workers can be contact by phone:

Outreach Cell Phone Number:  (204) 998 9665

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 Are you being bullied?
Are there safey issue you would like to comment on?  
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