SEFFY

The Supporting Education for Foster Youth (SEFFY) program supports long-term education planning for foster youth and former foster youth in care. The emphasis of the program is on highlighting strengths, identifying needs and advocating for resources that lead to success for youth. Each youth is connected with an educational specialist and receives help applying for bursaries and training opportunities, from a variety of schools and programs.

For more information, please contact the SEFFY Coordinator at (604) 525 1204 ext. 222 or C:(778) 875 9761

Bootstraps

Bootstraps works with youth in and from care to identify goals and remove barriers to employment. Working collaboratively with Aunt Leah’s wrap – around services youth in and from care will have the opportunity to advance skills and be placed with engaged employers as they move forward toward their chosen career path.

For More information, please contact Bootstraps Program Coordinator at (604) 525 1204 ext. 257 or C: (778) 773-6197

Retail Training

Aunt Leah’s Retail Training is a five-week program designed to help youth navigate the retail industry, by teaching them the skills they’ll need to get a job. Participants leave the program with a job reference and experience in customer service, promotion, and inventory. The training programs are held at our Tree Lots during Christmas.

For more information, please contact the Director of Training & Social Enterprise at (604) 525 1204 ext. 232
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