United Way Yukon supports programs which help young people at different ages. Do have an idea or an established program which can help young people in Yukon? Let’s talk.
What does ‘All that Kids Can Be” include?
Supports to promote the healthy development of pre-school children (aged 0-6 years old), including supporting their physical, mental, social and emotional growth, and providing services and resources to their parents and caregivers. Includes, but is not limited to, pre and postnatal care, parenting programs, parent-child resource centres, school readiness and home visiting.
Supports to promote the healthy development of school-aged children (aged 7-11 years old), including supporting their physical, mental, social, emotional and academic well-being, and providing services and resources to their parents and caregivers. ie: Big Brothers, Big Sisters Yukon.
Supports to promote the physical, mental, social, emotional, and economic development and well-being of youth (aged 12-24 years old), including services to support academic and educational achievement, leadership development, job training and supports, community development and civic engagement, settlement and integration, social and recreational participation, and violence and conflict prevention. ie: Byte.
Examples from the Yukon
These examples below (from our 2021-2022 Community Impact Report) are examples of programs funded within our priority area “All That Kids Can Be.” Read more here, as the Community Impact Report details what was accomplished in our community.