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Lifeskills Program for Youth: Cooking Lab Renovation and Car for Drivers Education Training

Award Information

Award #
2008-JL-FX-0093
Awardee County
Dakota
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2008
Total funding (to date)
$44,717
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $44,717)

This funding request is to support Sheriffs Youth Programs of Minnesota's (SYPMN) plans to enhance its Vocational Skills Training programs by extending the curriculum to include Food Preparation instruction and Drivers Education training. Vocational skills training is an essential component transitioning youth from residential care back into the community.. Our Residential Life Skills Training program encourages youth to achieve and maintain a job in their communities, apply learned independent living skills and set and achieve educational goals. Through this programming, youth increase their self-confidence, self-responsibility and self-awareness.

NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 16, 2008