Location : Verdun
Allocated amount : $274,803
First year of funding : 2006
Prevent school dropouts among disadvantaged 6 to 17 year olds in Verdun who are experiencing academic, family or social problems, develop their motivation, independence, social skills, physical abilities and self-esteem by offering them educational and recreational activities, and promote the food security of single-parent families.
Homework assistance, mentoring, individual follow-up, bursaries, day camps, parent-child evenings, food assistance, library, facilities for teenagers.
Toujours ensemble coordinates the Pathways to Education program.
The Pathways to Education program helps 250 Verdun youths to graduate from high school every year by offering four types of support throughout their five years of high school: personalized support (individual meetings with students and meetings with parents), academic support (mandatory homework assistance), social support (group activities), and financial support (transportation, school supplies and success grants – a program component not funded by Centraide).