Victoria youth report feeling disconnected from community

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Victoria Foundation have released the Youth Vital Signs report and it says many youth in Greater Victoria feel disconnected.

Ian McHale isn’t surprised that a survey has found that Victoria teenagers feel less connected to the community. He compares high-risk youth to ghosts. “They’re hidden and undercover — not connecting to their probation officers, foster homes or others in their lives,” said McHale, a staff member with Sanctuary Youth Centre. The centre, which is multi-church and inter-denominational, offers outreach to at-risk youth in the Greater Victoria area.

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Source: Times Colonist

Author: Sandra McCulloch

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