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.
Wraparound Program offers at-risk youth (ages 13-18) holistic support to enhance youths’ strengths and resiliency to manage the challenges and stresses that they face. The program provides opportunities to engage in pro-social activities, develop healthy attachments to their schools and communities, and learn to establish and make progress toward 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 four distinct service phases: