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 Bootstraps Coordinator at (778) 773 0760


The Bootstrap Project provides skills development and job placements for youth from  foster care.  Staff are designated to maintaining and creating partnerships with employers, plus proactively supporting these young adults through the duration of their job placement.

For more information, please contact the Community Engagement Coordinator at (604) 525 1204 ext. 234

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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