Richmond youth employment centre recieves nearly $300,000

Richmond youth employment centre recieves nearly $300,000
Richmond MNA André Bachand with Jade Lescault, Associate director of the Richmond Carrefour jeunesse-emploi, and Rémi-Mario Mayette, chair of the centre’s board of directors. (Photo : Courtesy)

Record Staff

André Bachand, Member of the National Assembly for Richmond, recently announced two sets of funding totaling $297,289 to support the overall mission of the Carrefour jeunesse-emploi youth employment service in the riding.
According to a press release issued following the announcement, funding of $143,739 has been made available for the organization for the months of July 2021 to Mar. 2022, which is added to $153,550 allotted over 2021-22 for the créneau Carrefour project, which aims to help young people 15-35 stay in school.
“This is great news for the youth of the Richmond riding,” Bachand said. “This is significant financial support that will allow the Richmond CJE to welcome and support young people in their efforts to achieve personal, social, civic and economic integration in our region.”

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