Formerly Building Futures
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We are unique in that we are three community agencies coming together to offer free, wraparound services to current and former Youth In Care ages 15-29 in Manitoba.
We support youth in a variety of areas including mental health, housing, employment, education, and financial counselling to assist with successful transitions into adulthood.
Our services are designed to help youth reach their goals and fulfill their highest potential.
THE FUTURES FORWARD TEAM
Tuition Waiver Coordinator
My role at Futures Forward: I assist participants looking into their post-secondary options. This includes applying for tuition waivers and other funding options, and supporting them throughout their education to help them reach their goals and do the best they can.
My favourite part of the job: Helping youth overcome barriers to post secondary and meet their goals.
My friends say I'm: genuine, warm and caring.
When I'm not working, I'm: gardening, riding my bike and playing ultimate frisbee
Work Phone: 204-987-8661 ext 671
Facebook: Laura-Lynne At Futures Forward
My role at Futures Forward: I assist and support participants in creating a workable plan regarding their financial goals.
My favourite part of the job: Seeing the awesome progress my participants make over time!
Life Motto: “Allow yourself to be a beginner. No one starts off being excellent.” – Wendy Flynn
When I'm not working, I'm: Watching Netflix with my cat (Butter), relaxing in the country on my parents farm or eating pizza!
Work Phone: 204-989-1917
Facebook: Ashley At Futures Forward
My role at Futures Forward: I am an Employment Facilitator, working with participants to create and implement their work and career goals.
What are your favourite hobbies? I love to spend time outside, especially fishing and skiing.
My favourite part of the job: Meeting inspiring and resilient young folk and helping them achieve their goals.t to their communities.
My friends say I’m: Funny and weird.
Work Phone: 204-987-8661 ext 662
Facebook: Mike At Futures Forward
My role at Futures Forward: I provide a non-judgemental, confidential and free service to participants who wish to deal with their financial situation or need help with budgeting amongst other things.
Life motto: When you can’t change the direction of the wind, adjust your sails" -H. Jackson Brown Jr
My friends would say...I am very cheerful no matter what
When I'm not working, I'm...Netflixing and chilling
Work Phone: 204-989-1905
My role at Futures Forward: I act as administrative support for the leadership team from across the three partner agencies. I try to keep the program aligned with the expectations of our funders, continually improve our service capacity, quality of service delivery and explore avenues for sustainable growth.
My favourite part of the job: All the amazing people I get to meet and work with.
What are your favourite hobbies? I enjoy cooking, music, and the occasional art project. I'm a sucker for dogs and always down for a friendly game of pickup basketball.
My friends say I’m: Funny and Honest
Facebook: Hafiz at Futures Forward
By calling 1-888-395-2135 you will be given the option to speak to members of the Futures Forward team. Give us a call today!
Be in the Know!
YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE BACK!
Monday November 25, 2019
The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is a peer advocacy group for young people (15-29) with lived experience in the child welfare system.
Check out the Events Calender for more information on time and dates.
TUITION WAIVER APPLICATIONS WILL BE OUT IN JANUARY 2020!
Monday November 15, 2019
2019 applications are now closed. Watch out for more updates soon!
OUR 2019 SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE IS AVAILABLE NOW!
February 15, 2019
Learn about bursaries available to current and former youth-in-care!