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Adolescent Centre Programmes

To meet the changing needs of our clients we have expanded adolescent services to encompass Tutoring, Leadership and Life Skills programming and Young Adults Support Group.

Tutoring

Our tutoring program is an optional program offered to our clients. Tutors are offer assistance in all subject areas and grades—even tertiary school. Tutors and tutee’s are matched based on area of experience and need. Tutoring occurs every Saturday, except for Teen Club Saturday from 900-1200.

Stepping Stones International

The COE is proud to announce our partnership with Stepping Stones International is growing. The Adolescent Services Department is implementing SSI’s Finding the Leader Within and Gemstones Programmes. Finding the Leader Within is a year-long leadership program for out-of-school youth age 16-25. Curriculum is geared towards developing the leader within, advancing career development, financial and business management, ICT skills and English literacy. The Gemstones Programme is a life-skills program gears towards in-school youth. Meeting daily afterschool, Gemstones provides an opportuntity for clients to receive one-on-one English tutoring and Primary School Subject tutoring, life-skills education and a nutritious snack. The Gemstones Programme will launch in August 2015.

Young Adult’s Support Group

Targeting youth age 18 to 25, Young Adult Support Group (YASG), initiated in 2013, is geared towards aiding young adults in the transition to adulthood. YASG’s curriculum is geared towards providing young adults with tangible skills such as financial literacy and computer literacy as well as soft-skills including education on healthy relationships, medication adherence and decision making. Members of YASG participate in the Youth Employment Program aiming to provide youth with specialized training on CV writing, dealing with conflict, communication skills, interview skills and vocational training. Participants also receive vocational placement assistance.