HRMYouth.ca

Organization Sponsor: HRM Youth Committee

Organization Partner: Halifax Regional Municipality

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Program Description

HRM Youth .ca is an online resource for youth 13-19 year-olds in Halifax Regional Municipality!
It lists all the physically activity programs in the city for youth, funding workshops and events calander.You can also add your own. It is managed by a youth committee. The committee reaches out to youth across the HRM. There are 2 parts. The Project part and They give advice to youth, Regional Council and other groups on the following:
~ Recreation Programs & Services
~ Making HRM building youth friendly
~ Events
~ Environment projects / Issues
~ Youth Grants
~ Art & Culture projects
~ & other emerging topics!

Program Approximate Cost: 

free

Funding Sources: 

HRM

Strategies For Sustainability: 

On September 29, 2006 HRM held its first "youth fest" conference. Out of this conference came many ideas on what youth feel they wanted for a website. Currently the HRM Youth Committee reviews and provides updates to the website each school year.

Our Youth Events & Programs Calendar is a FREE service to youth, local organizations and groups who want to post their event and program information.

Impact Of Program: 

This web site is fantastic. It has everything youth want and need. All programs,services , events and jibs are listed here.

Evaluation Tools: 

The committee works close with the youth to stay relevent and up to date.

Key Elements Towards Success: 

Supports youth in accessing Halifax Regional Municipality’s Council, staff and resources for youth initiatives

Challenges To Meet Them: 

Advertising this service to youth who are not connected to the community or have easy access to computers.

Length and Stage of Project: 

Since 2006 web site since 2008

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