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Alcohol & Girls: Making Prevention A Priority
Funding Opportunity to Support Development of New Programming for Girls
Within British Columbia, there is increasing recognition at the local and provincial level that public action to address the issue of harms associated with excessive alcohol consumption among young girls is needed, along with more youth and community-led programming opportunities.
The purpose of this one-time $25,000 funding in 2019, was to support the community sector to create ways to tailor youth programming specifically to young girls (grades 7-12) with the goal of increasing resilience and reducing harmful drinking behaviours.
Click here to visit the Alcohol and Young Girls Evaluation page
We are pleased to share the recipients of 2019’s Alcohol & Girls: Making Prevention a Priority funds:
- Bella Coola Community Support Society
- Cowichan Green Community
- Dze L K’ant Freindship Centre
- Fraser House Society
- Freedom Quest Youth Services Society
- Gitxsan Health Society
- Heiltsuk Kaxla Society
- Hope and Area Transition Society
- Kwakiutl District Council Health
- Kwakiutl Health Department
- Matsqui-Abbotsford Impact Society
- Osoyooos Indian Band
- Pathways Addictions Resource Centre
- Positive Living North: No khe̅yoh t’sih’en t’sehena Society
- Saulteau First Nations
- Skwah First Nations(Coast Salish)
- Snuneymuxw First Nation
- South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
- St. Leonard’s Youth and Family Services Society
- Stz’uminus First Nation
- Watari Research Association
If you have any questions, or would like more information, please contact Anna Harcourt:
To learn more about the 2018 Alcohol Dialogue Grants, click here.