Providing Direct Support

Family Violence Prevention ServicesAll About YOUth

Youth on PEI are in need of critical messaging about healthy relationships, abuse, communication and self-esteem. This program, as part of the Grade 7 Health curriculum, promotes critical thinking and helps break down behavioural patterns for youth to decrease the risk of sexual violence, abuse and inequity.

PEI Literacy AllianceReady, Set Learn!

Ready, Set Learn provides literacy supports that will mitigate summer learning loss and keep children (K-6) engaged in learning year-round.

Boys and Girls Club of CharlottetownAfter-School Enrichment and Enhancement Charlottetown & Montague

The after school program is aimed to remove barriers and provide high-quality, educational, social and recreational programming. The goal is to introduce children to their communities, while instilling a value of giving back, taking responsibility and demonstrating the value of forming partnerships within one’s community.

Sport PEI KidSport PEI

KidSport PEI provides financial support for families to reduce the barriers of participating in organized sport, teaching children important life skills such as leadership, commitment, teamwork and self-confidence.

Native Council of PEI Strengthening Emotional Well-being to Secure the Bonds of Family

The program is focused on Aboriginal families’ well-being through the reduction of stress, physical pain and sleep loss. The Aboriginal Wheel will be the primary resource with information and interpretation sessions offered on the four components - physical, emotional, spiritual and mental.

JoyridersTherapeutic Riding and Horsemanship Program

Youth with disabilities face far greater challenges in daily life, often with the least support available. Confronted by barriers to join sports teams and other fitness activities, self-esteem is often low with feelings of being excluded. Therapeutic riding is recognized world-wide as an exciting, unique activity with significant benefits in the areas of therapy, rehabilitation and recreation.

Habitat for Humanity Learning to Navigate the Responsibilities of Home Ownership

The goal of this project is to foster a greater level of independence in Habitat’s partner families, ensuring they have the resources and supports to maintain safe and affordable housing.

Arthritis SocietyMaking Rheum for Arthritis

Making Rheum is designed for care partners of people living with arthritis and includes components of learning, sharing and being active. Delivered in a support group format, the program helps care partners develop networking opportunities, healthy coping strategies and the skills around dealing with stress, pain or fatigue.

Stars for LifeUnderstanding your Emotions

The program is designed to provide those on the Autism Spectrum the tools to address three key concerns: feeling stressed, suffering mental and physical pain, and poor sleep habits.

Family Service PEI Therapeutic Counselling - Free Subsidy Program

Therapeutic Counselling provides subsidized sessions to families with children to help develop strategies to improve overall functioning and family relationships.

Boys and Girls Club of SummersideGolden Opportunities & Family Foundations

Golden Opportunities will complement the current afterschool program offering those who are unable to participate in traditional team sports, the opportunity to play hockey and other sports at no cost. Participants will receive training, play against other teams, be offered a sense of belonging with a goal to enhance their mental health and have fun. Family Foundations enhances parenting skills and promotes effective parenting styles while building life skills and fostering positive attitudes in the children. Strengthening the family bond, promoting positive communication and enhancing joint problem solving to reduce bullying and drug use.

PEI C of DHome Base

The first goal of this program is to build awareness of the current inventory of accessible and affordable housing and provide a resource to individuals, community support staff and disability service providers in search of housing options that are suitable and sustainable. The second goal is to complete an accessible housing needs assessment that will quantify the lack of accessible and/or barrier free housing options in PEI.

CNIBRethink Recreation

CNIB will be offering multiple recreational activities and programs to Islander with vision loss to help increase their quality of life by enhancing the happiness, health and confidence. Participants will be offered the opportunity to gains skills, develop meaningful relationships, to better integrate into their community, with the goal of decreasing feelings of isolation and depression.

Sierra Club AtlanticPEI Wild Child Forest School

Wild Child provides opportunities for children to get active in an unstructured outdoor environment with trained facilitators who have a passion for nature and working with children. Program supports healthy child development by promoting physical activity, encouraging prosocial behaviours, improved coping skills, increased confidence and enhanced emotional development.

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For all general inquiries, please contact:
United Way of Prince Edward Island
180 Kent Street, 2nd Floor
PO Box 247
Charlottetown, PEI
C1A 7K4

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Phone: 902-894-8202
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