YMCA

We build strong kids, strong families, strong communities

Mission Statement
Our YMCA is a charitable association of volunteers and staff dedicated to the development of individuals and communities in spirit, mind and body.

School Settlement Program

Program Overview

 The YMCA has been working in partnership with schools in our community for the past 10 years. Our staff work on site at elementary, junior and senior high schools to provide practical assistance to newcomer youth and their families.

Some of the services we provide include:

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Orientation to the School and Community

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Home Liaison

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Academic Support

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Para-professional counseling

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Referrals

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Advocacy

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School Staff Support

These partnerships have been effective in meeting the needs of newcomer youth by having personal input from all members of the school community youth, parents, teachers, administrators.

 

Yan Lu

YMCA School Settlement Worker

Citadel High School

Phone: 902-491-4444 ext. 2831038

Email: ylu@staff.ednet.ns.ca (messages checked on a daily basis)

 

 

YMCA Peer Tutor Program  Support for newcomer students
Link to YMCA Centre for Immigrant Programs
YMCA Photo Gallery

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