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Froude Avenue Community Centre

The purpose of the Community Centre is to encourage the involvement of tennants in their housing projects thorugh use of activities and programs through the centre. To create a positive atmosphere, community spirit, and co-operation.To help devlelop a better social environment by providing educational, recreational, and social programs, as well as, training and referrals




Year(s) funded: 2014 - 2017

Amount of funding awarded to date: $42,500


Address City Province Phone Country
83 - 89 Froude Ave   A1E 3B8 St. John's NL 709-579-0763 Canada

Program(s) Funded:

Program: Enhanced Afterschool Program $12,500 (2017): The program will bring five new individualized programs into the Community Centre (art classes, music classes, Cooking-Color It Up, Recreation-Yoga, and Literacy Blocks)

Funding from United Way was used to implement the Echanced Afterschool Program; funding helped to pay for program supplies, training, facility rentals, transportation, equipment, etc.

GUMP Program (Growth, Unity, Moderation and Positive Thinking) $10,000 (2016): This program provides children and adolescents an opportunity to develop life skills, exploration and education through adventure, engagement and challenging tasks.

Funding from United Way was used to implement the camps by paying for the; campsite, transportation, food, equipment, materials and instructors.

Program: Strengthening Families for the Future $10,000 (2015): This program is a prevention program for addressing substance use problems by reducing risk factors and enhancing protective factors within the family. It is designed for families with at risk children between the ages of 7 – 11 years and their parents. This would be a 14 week skills building program, meeting 3 hours a week.

Program: Teen employment, Enrichment and Nuturing Skills (TEENS) $10,000 (2014): The program provides adolescents an opportunity to develop work and life skills by shadowing senior counsellors at the Youth Summer Program.

Funding from United Way was used to provide a weekly stipend and a TEENS T-shirt so they were easily identified by youth and staff. Funding was also used for a training camp, where participants further developed useful employment and life skills, built relationships with teammates, and experienced a weekend of fun and adventure.