Sharing our success Ep# 2 March 2018

Please, save the date: Saturday, September 15th from 10:30 am until 3:00 pm. More details to come in our next newsletter.

Timothy’s Story

Timothy was a 10-year-old boy who came to the Half Day Intensive Program at Nelson Youth Centres with the world on his shoulders. Due to several significant outbursts of anger and aggression during the school year, he was at risk of being removed from his school and parents and school staff alike were struggling to support him. When Tim first started attending NYC, he had multiple emotional outbursts each week which often took upwards of an hour to de-escalate and have Tim arrive at an emotional space where he felt ready to re-join the group.

The program was able to help Tim learn skills and strategies to regulate his emotions and express his frustration and anger in healthier ways. His parents and school staff observed many positive changes. Tim reported he was more in control of his thoughts and emotions. He also expressed pride in the progress he had made. Tim graduated from NYC with new friends and many new skills he would be able to use for the rest of his life.

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2018 Golf Tournament

The 8th Annual Nelson Youth Centres Golf Tournament will take place on Wednesday, June 20th at Crosswinds GC. We are now 50% sold out and we would hate for our usual supporters to miss the opportunity to join us again.
You can: Register Now
Sponsor the Event: Learn More
Donate an Auction Item: Learn More

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Friends of NYC

The Home Depot Canada Foundation is committed to supporting initiatives that help put an end to youth homelessness in Canada. Learn More

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Team Depot

Volunteers from Home Depot Milton, Oakville and Burlington will be donating time and supplies at the Centre. We are extremely grateful. We will be sharing updates on Social Media. Follow us:

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Have a story about NYC?

We would love to hear from you! Please consider sending a short email to us with your experience at Nelson Youth Centres:
JHambrook@nelsonyouthcentres.com 

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