Enhanced Youth Outreach Worker Program

Implementing an Afrocentric, person-centered, strengths-based and anti-oppressive lens… The EYOW program provides culturally relevant services in Ottawa to support positive development and outcomes for Afro- Caribbean youth ages 12-21 by offering assessments, short-term counselling, resource navigation, referral and follow-up services.

Program and services include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifying needs, barriers, strengths, aspirations and goals
  • Providing short-term counselling to youth and their families
  • Building cultural identity through community engagement
  • Fostering self-confidence, and resilience skills
  • Referral to local resources in areas of housing, employment, education, mental health, and recreation.

For more information, please contact:

Samantha Umutoni- BSW, MSW, RSW
Enhanced Youth Outreach Worker
Email: eyow@jakukonbit.com