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Life Skills Training Opportunities

Regina

Regina Rainbow Youth Program 

“The RTE program provides youth aged 18-25 years of age with personal, academic and employment training to reduce barriers to gaining employment. This 47-week program cycle will provide 20 youth opportunities to identify and address personal obstacles, gain practical life skills and provide links to employment. Each individual participating in the program is provided with Provincial Training Allowance to support their income during the duration of the program.” – Website

For more information, contact:

Deb Young
Immigration and Career Training
Regina
Phone: 306-787-4765
Email: deb.young@gov.sk.ca

Source: https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/news-and-media/2019/november/26/skills-training-program

Youth Mentoring (Life Skills/Youth Mentoring Program) Ages 8-18

“The Youth Mentorship and Life Skills program is a preventative program
focusing on youth in care and young single parents. This is accomplished by individual mentorship and groups; the goal is to build character and competence on the part of the youth and parents. Through individual case management and the use of an assessment tool, youth are paired with a Mentor that will guide the youth toward their goals.” – Website

Referrals are made by the Ministry of Social Services

1102 ANGUS STREET, REGINA, SK S4T 1Y5
T: (306)525-4161
F: (306) 564-6119
E: Admin@ehcregina.ca

Source: https://www.afscregina.ca/programs/youth-mentor-daily-living-skills

Saskatoon

EGADZ 

EGADZ offers youth in Saskatoon a wide range of programs such as Drop-In-Centre, EGADZ Educational and Employment Support Program, & Teen Parenting that can help assist with life skills needed.

Contact:

Address: 485–1st Avenue North,
Saskatoon, SK S7K 1X5
Phone: 306-931-6644
Fax: 306-665-1344
Website: http://www.egadz.ca/

Source: https://www.egadz.ca/programs.html

YWCA Saskatoon Crisis & Residence (Youth Program Age 16-21)

“Our youth residence is called Margaret’s Place. This is a four bedroom suite at the YWCA Saskatoon with room for up six youth aged 16 to 21. Margaret’s Place is a safe and comfortable living environment where the clients get assistance in learning valuable life skills that will enable them to succeed as adults.”

Just a few skills they learn while living in the residence are:
• Budgeting and financial responsibility
• Parenting skills
• Food preparation and grocery shopping
• Caring for their physical, mental health, and well-being

Call: 1-306-244-2844

Source: https://www.ywcasaskatoon.com/crisis-shelter-residence/youth-programs/

Prince Albert

Work Preparation 

“We Provide: We provide services in vocational planning, work assessments, correlating aptitude testing, skills testing, vocational and psychological assessments, plus providing job search skills and negotiating wage subsidies. In addition, we offer information and referral services for adult education programs, life skills courses, employment opportunities, skill training programs, health and social service and other community resources.”

For More Information:

101-15th Street West
Prince Albert, SK S6V 3P7
(306) 953-4476
(306) 953-4471
Fax: (306) 953-4480

Source: http://www.pacsc.com/work-preparation.html

Yorkton

Like Skills for Youth 

Life Skills program for youth aged 12-20 years of age.

“It is a preventative and proactive program which focuses on quantifying and developing life skills and developmental assets of youth. The Life Skills program offers youth individual mentorship and opportunities to participate in various group activities.
The program hours are flexible to meet the needs of the youth and family.” – Website

To register or for more information call or text 306-621-2553
Email: lifeskills@signyorkton.ca

Source: https://signyorkton.ca/youth-life-skills

Life Skills for All

Summer Training Program

The Canadian Armed Forces offers a 6-week summer program for aboriginal people. You do not need to join the armed forces to apply, you can join for the amazing experience that will help you grow as an individual.

You can apply for various programs located all over Canada such as Bold Eagle (Alberta) , Raven (Victoria), Black Bear (New Brunswick), and more.

“Are you an Indigenous person living in Canada looking for a challenging and rewarding experience for the summer? Do you like to make new friends, enjoy doing physical activities and being outdoors? Then our Summer Programs may be exactly what you are looking for.” – Website

Eligibility:
• Be an Indigenous person (First Nation {Status or Non-Status}, Métis or Inuit);
• Be a Canadian citizen;
• Be at least 16 years of age;
o All applicants under the age of 18 must obtain consent from a parent or legal guardian to participate in this exciting opportunity.
• Completed grade 10 or 24 credits of Quebec Secondaire IV.
o If you’re still completing Grade 10, you must send us a letter from your high school outlining the courses you’re taking and your potential to complete them successfully. Make sure to send us your proof of completion early, as you cannot be enrolled in the program without it, and slots fill up early.
• Meet the CAF common enrolment medical standard.

Please follow the link for more information and for the application:
https://forces.ca/en/programs-for-indigenous-peoples/summer-programs/