Our Services

RISE Youth Program

RISE Youth Program

The RISE Youth Program assists youth newcomers, who often experience complex and multiple challenges in settling into their new community. RISE helps newcomer youth use their strengths and resources to increase their capacity to cope with issues and barriers, and to increase their skills and knowledge to independently settle and integrate.

Through safe and specialized case management in first language, RISE provides:

  • Social and emotional support
  • Settlement information and counselling
  • Life skills, literacy and essential skills development
  • Practical assistance and supported access to services
  • Connection to community

Languages Offered:
Arabic, Burmese, French and Swahili

To make a referral or to access RISE see the attached RISE Referral Form and send to risereferrals@dcrs.ca or contact 604-954-4015.

RISE Referral Form