Re-Engagement Intervention Program

  • Mission: The Re-engagement Program's primary mission is to provide youth with a safe, caring and responsive environment that develops and fosters a sense of school engagement.  Support services and case management focuses on ensuring success for the entire family unit.

    Guiding Beliefs

    • Staff/students/families work together in relationships based on equality and respect.
    • Staff enhances student and families’ capacity to support their growth and development educationally and otherwise.
    • Student/family support is strength based, building on existing individual, family, community and cultural abilities and vitalities.
    • Programs are embedded in their communities and contribute to the community-building process.
    • Programs advocate with students/families for services and systems that are fair, responsive, and accountable to the student/families served.

    Re-engagement Goals

    • To locate youth who have vanished from school
    • To identify barriers to attendance and provide case management through resource referrals, mentoring and advocacy
    • To increase student engagement
    • To enroll students back into a school setting within 45 days of intake date
    • To improve the ‘stick rate’ of students to be defined as those students who work with Re-engagement to get enrolled and ensure they will then be enrolled the next year
    • To assess academic needs and determine an appropriate education setting
    • To increase attendance rates for enrolled students