About this program
Using an evidence-based, crime prevention approach model, this program provides customized, individual support teams for visible minority at-risk youth. The support team and the youth collaborate together on strategies to fulfill needs and to make progress towards the youth’s goals.
The Wraparound Program offers youth, age 13-18 living in South and East Vancouver, wraparound support to develop their strength and to build on their resilience. Certified Wraparound facilitators work with youth to engage in pro-social activities, develop healthy attachments to their communities, and make progress toward their goals.
This program also offers support for parents and other primary caregivers of youth clients.
The program has mainly two distinctive service delivery formats:
- One-to-one para-counselling with a youth worker and one-to-one clinical counselling services
- Wraparound team support, facilitated by the youth workers
The program consists of the following phases: