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Transition Aged Youth
(TAY) Program

Empowering transition aged youth (18-23) to thrive through mentoring relationships and the development of essential life skills to help become self-sufficient. 


Program Goals:

  • Self-Efficacy: Transition Aged Youth set goals, self-advocate and make progress towards goals that work towards a positive future.  

  • Social Connectedness: Transition Aged Youth have positive relationships with others. They have a sense of well-being and belonging.  

  • Positive Identity: Transition Aged Youth are self-aware and self-empowered. They see value in themselves.  

  • Social Emotional Skills: Transition Aged Youth are able to express and manage their emotions. 

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Goal Areas:

  • Relational Permanency: building relationships with peers, family, and support systems.  

  • Life Skills: How to manage money, transportation, accessing community resources.  

  • Career and Employment: Find and continue gainful employment. 

  • Education: Explore post-secondary education. 

  • Housing: Attain and maintain safe and stable housing. 

  • Mental and Physical Health: Address ongoing needs to enhance functioning and well-being.  

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Participant Requirements:

  • Maintain monthly contact with mentor. 

  • Actively work toward identified goals.  

  • Attend bi-monthly team meetings.  

Eligible Young Adults

Young adults aged 18 to 23 who have aged out of the foster care system or were involved with child protection services as a child are eligible for this program.

If you are a young adult interested in being matched with a mentor or interested in becoming a mentor please complete the form below.

For more information on the TAY program, contact Associate Director - Youth and Mentoring, 

Taylor Connell at or call (920) 430-0089.

100% of young adults completed a goal they set for themselves!

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