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Thrive CYN



The Community Youth Network (CYN), a not-for-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors, is focused on the assets and needs of youth and assists in the development of healthy families and communities. CYN supports youth in acquiring the necessary skills in order to develop productive individuals, recognizing that youth sometimes require mutual mentoring and inter-generational partnerships so that they can be empowered responsible members of the community. CYN expects all youth to have equal opportunity for success.

 

Year(s) Funded: 2014, 2017

Amount of Funding Awarded to Date: $30,480

 

Address City Province Phone Country
108 LeMarchant Road   St. John's NL (709) 754-0536 Canada

Program(s) Funded:

Program: Education Program - Summer Institute $12,580 (2017): This program offers a summer institute for the General Education Diploma (GED) and Youth at Promise (YAP) programs.

Funding from United Way was used to cover staffing expenses, GED testing fees, resource materials, and transportation and food for the learners.

Program:
Velocity Adventure Program $17,900 (2014): This program works with youth who are at a high risk for criminal involvement and/or victimization. Velocity uses adventure pursuits to re-engage youth into community life, expose them to pro-social activities and offer support to address life changes.

Funding from United Way was used to support the salary of the Velocity Coordinator, support participant transportation needs, and cover activity fees.