A stay-in-school program designed to reduce poverty and its effects by lowering the dropout rate among high school students, from economically disadvantaged communities, and increase their participation in post-secondary programs.
Four Core Elements of Support:
- Academic Support- through tutoring, and group and career mentoring
- Social Support- through goal oriented programming that includes workshops, events, and field trips
- Financial Support- through scholarships, bus tickets/food vouchers
- Counselling and Personal Support- from a Pathways Coach, discuss goals and achievements
Also provides the opportunity for adults to volunteer as tutors and mentors.
Program is funded through Pathways Canada .
Open to all grade 8 students registered in high-school who live in the Keith, Bennetto, Gibson, or Lansdale neighbourhoods.
Anyone age 18 and older can apply to volunteer as a tutor.