YOUCAN Edmonton


YOUCAN offers youth programs in Edmonton, including:

  • OUTREACH Relentless Youth Outreach Workers; connecting and building relationships with at-risk
  • EMPLOYABILITY Verto, a 15 week pre-employability skills program for youth (check out the brochure)
  • LEADERSHIP Step Up and Step In, a youth engagement, leadership and empowerment program geared toward the prevention of youth violence and criminal activity. Includes media arts.
  • MENTORING The YOUCAN Mentoring Program (YMP) works with at-risk elementary school youth between the ages of 9 and 12 and focuses on teen to child mentorship, while also incorporating the YOUCAN Peacebuilder/Junior Peacebuilder programs. In Edmonton, our program works with Aboriginal youth.
  • PEACEBUILDING The Alberta Gang Reduction Network was developed to create and support connections between community leaders and practitioners committed to reducing gangs and gang-related crime in Alberta.

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