A place for youth to belong. A place for youth to become.

We are a youth centre dedicated to providing youth a place of belonging and support to become their best. 

A place for youth to belong • A place for youth to become

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What makes us so different?

Youth One is taking a growing problem and addressing it with a very simple approach. Today's youth have SO much potential, but many of them don't have a dedicated community to help them fully live it out. That's why Youth One provides a life-changing centre where youth can find belonging and support to become their best.


We know youth don't want to just survive school, but they want to become thriving and unstoppable young adults filled with purpose and hope! Who wouldn't want that? To be successful, youth need a community where they feel a sense of belonging and support to live out their best.


Here's the HUGE problem. Many youth lack a good support system that gives them that extra push to reach their full potential. This leaves youth feeling stuck, fearful for the future, or even helpless. This is plain wrong, and no Youth should have to figure out life alone. We understand how hard it is to find a community of your own where people believe in you and your future. This is why we created a 100% dedicate space that has seen over 800 youth in the last 4 years call their second home.


So what does it look like? Here's how it all works with a new youth. 1. Look up - They look up what events we offer and pick one that they suits them most. 2. Show up - They come as they are to the event they want to attend. 3. Meet up - As soon as they arrive they get greeted by one of our friendly staff, and shown around the space. 4. After a few weeks of getting familiar with the space, we start to give the youth opportunities to grow, get plugged in and become a bigger part of the family. Thats it! They look up, show up, meet up, and join up. Our goal is the youth spend their middle school and high school years with us. This gets them plugged in to a supportive and loving community where they can become their best.


 

Benefits of a place like this

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Better Futures.

Drastically improves chances of success in all areas of life.

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Better Health.

Builds up healthier homes, schools and communities

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Better Lives.

Youth become thriving young adults full of purpose and hope.

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A few reasons why Youth One is life-changing

When a youth has 3 or more caring adults in their lives (besides parents) it :

  • Decreases mental health issues

  • Decreases drug and alcohol abuse

  • Decreases chances of depression and anxiety

  • Decreases chances of criminal activity

  • Increases chances of graduating

  • Increases desire to be holistically healthy

  • Increases hope for the future

  • Increases chances of a successful career

 

*Research from 40 Developmental Assets/Research Institute.

A youth centre we wish we had when we were students.

We have given over 800 individual youth in the last 4 years a place to call their 2nd home.

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“Love their heart and purpose to engage the youth in a practical life giving way! Youth one is Solid!”

James Rea | Century 21

 

3 Steps to invest in youth's future

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Learn it

Learn about the value and impact of Youth One. You can read all the important stuff on this page! 

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Support it

Hit the support now button, select an amount, then choose if you want to give monthly or one time.

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Join it

Join our Y1 team as a volunteer or watch the life-change by following us on social media or our YouTube Channel.

Youth One is an innovative, locally grown charity where the founders are passionate and took personal risks to build something they believe in.

 
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Diana Render -MNP Regional Managing Partner

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 Locally grown. Innovative. Vision Focussed.

We are a locally grown youth centre with a determined vision for large scale impact.

Its all about what’s important to you

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Communication

We share stories, host events and provide updates to keep you informed on the impact of your support.

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Transparency

We share where your money is going. We strive to keep our admin costs below 10%.

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Collaboration

We are always looking to collaborate with people who want to serve youth better in our community.

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See how Youth One impacted Arianna

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Want to see more? Join the Youth One NOW channel to see what we are up to.

 
 
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Subscribe to our new YouTube channel! We will be posting weekly shows focussed on helping youth become their best. This is a great way to see what’s happening!