Town of Sylvan Lake

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Tel: (403) 887-1137
Address: 5012 48 Avenue Sylvan Lake Alberta



About

Sylvan Lake Youth Services is a municipally and provincially funded youth focused department within Town of Sylvan Lake Family & Community Support Services. We provide social preventative programs and services for school-aged children and youth. The focus of all of our programs is to collaborate with community partners (ie. schools, faith-based organization, community agencies, business) to : promote positive peer relationships, provide mentoring and leadership opportunities; model positive, responsible behaviour; promote educational success; enhance social supports and relationships; provide a safe place where youth can feel empowered and valued.

Program Description

Sylvan Lake Youth Services offers a variety of programs and services to children and youth including:
Flipside Youth Centre – After school and evening drop-in programs
Ment to Matter – In-school mentoring program
School’s Out Day Camps/Summer Day Camps – full day camps
Leaders-in-Training – youth leadership program
Stress Busters – In-school one-on-one and group stress-management program
Alberta Health Services Community Helpers Program – suicide prevention and mental health program

Areas of Focus
  • One to one
  • Group mentoring
  • Cross-age Mentoring
  • In School Mentoring
  • Informal
  • Formal
Ages of Mentees
  • 5-10
  • 11-15
  • 16-18
Special Populations
  • Children/Youth in Care
  • Aboriginal Children/Youth
  • Sexual Minority Children/Youth

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