2014 Grantees

BackHome: Youth Reintegration Circles
The BackHome program creates volunteer mentor circles of support for youth in custody to assist the youth in making a positive transition back into the community.

OK2BME OUT in Schools – Reducing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning (LGBTQ) Stigma in Schools
This program aims to reduce homophobia/biphobia/transphobia in schools by increasing the number of gay-straight alliances (GSAs) in schools and engaging staff and students in LGBTQ anti-stigma education.

Music Therapy Program
The Music Therapist is an integral member of the team who work with youth at Lutherwood.  The Music Therapy program offers a different approach to supporting youth.

Male Allies Against Sexual Violence (MAASV) – Sexual Assault Support Centre
The purpose of the Males Allies Against Sexual Violence is to encourage male youth in developing a positive self-image, experience healthy relationships and avoid destructive behaviours by interaction with trained male peer-educators and role models in the community.

The Lifeline program increases the capacity of youth who are homeless or at-risk to improve their life circumstances, reintegrate them into education and/or employment opportunities, and to re-engage them into a community they feel disengaged from.

Come As You Are
Come As You Are is an all-inclusive philosophy implemented at the Woolwich Youth Centre to encourage all youth ages 11 to 18 to participate, play, learn and grow.

YWCA GIrlSpace

This community-based after-school program addresses key social issues facing girls, including violence, body image and self-esteem.