start school without the basic skills they need to succeed.
have not completed high school after three years.
have not completed highschool after five years.
We have made three-year grants available to enable more stability for programs.
We increase access to quality early learning programs, young children can actively explore and engage in learning and will have the skills they need to achieve.
We increase access to out-of-school programs that develop essential life skills and increasing opportunities to build healthy relationships, we increase the possibility youth will have improved self-esteem and make healthy choices.
We are a partner in the Red Deer Early Years Coalition in their efforts to build community awareness on the importance of the early years.
We have promoted in the importance of early childhood and positive youth development through our newsletter and social media.
We partner with 13 programs to support 5,535 children and youth on a path to discover the person they were meant to be. Through our investments we are improving access to essential programs for children and families who could not otherwise afford them.