Funding provides for a minimum of 4 training sessions for 32-48 parent and caregivers of children with special needs using the Handle with Care program focusing on speech and mental health. The funding also helps to provide meals, transportation, and child care.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Society Yukon
Inclusive Community Lunch Program - Whitehorse
The funding provides hot lunches for up to ten people daily.
The program will organize a wilderness expedition to help youth develop healthy coping and life skills, connect with their culture and to engage in meaningful discussions about the challenges they face in their every-day lives.
Victoria Faulkner Women's Centre
Community Kitchen, Mothering Your Baby & Parent-Child Mother Goose Programs - Whitehorse
United Way Yukon funding is supporting the community kitchen, a low barrier weekend evening drop-in program for women to eat and support one another. Funds are also supporting the Centre's Parent-Child Mother Goose and Mothering your Baby 1st Year programs for new moms.
Youth of Today Society
Angel's Nest Youth Centre Dinner Program - Whitehorse
United Way Yukon funds provide youth attending the Centre with one hot lunch daily from Monday to Friday. Youth are also able to use the kitchen and learn cooking skills. The Youth Of Today Society works with high risk-youth developing youth programs that have a positive impact on their lives.
Yukon Association of Community Living
Celebrate Summer Inclusively: Rec Program - Whitehorse
Funding supports a summer recreation program that aims to provide opportunities for people with disabilities
to participate in one or more recreational activities throughout the summer.
Poverty and Homelessness Action Week & Whitehorse Connects Outreach Computer Program
Funding assists in the 5-day community-wide event focuses on poverty as well as the 2 day Connects event where volunteers provide free services to those in poverty.
The computer program teaches basic computer literacy skills to marginalized people in Dawson and Whitehorse. It is expected to support 20-30 people/week.