Community Partners

lighthouse icon One of EPIC’s strengths is its ability and willingness to link with other community organizations, projects, agencies and institutions. These connections enhance not only EPIC’s initiatives and those of the partners but also the overall delivery of services to our community by increasing understanding and by transcending the usual boundaries dividing educational, social, cultural and legal domains. EPIC is proud of these collaborations and highly values the managerial insights, client referrals, and cooperation of the partner agencies that are assisting with our current initiatives.

Youth Peer Breakthrough and Parents PEACE Management Team
With EPIC serving as the sponsoring, financial and administrative organization for the Program, the following twenty-five partners join EPIC, Youth Peer Breakthrough and Parents PEACE staff and volunteer representatives to make up the Management Team which provides community oversight, advice and support.

This impressive list of agencies represents a full spectrum of social services within the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. The team meets regularly over lunch to share information and provide input on the projects. As well, the Management Team partner agencies make all the referrals of youth to all parts of the Program and are regularly called on to provide speakers for the Parents PEACE sessions.

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    Island Community Justice

    Association for Safer Cape Breton Communities

    Salvation Army

    Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board

    Nova Scotia Legal Aid

    Addiction Services

    NS Community Services – Child Welfare

    Caper Base – Access 808

    Cape Breton University Career Services

    YMCA

    Cape Breton Association of Youth Housing

    Black Educators Association

    Membertou First Nation Education

    Nova Scotia Probation Services

    Cape Breton Regional Police

    Transition House

    Boys and Girls Club – Whitney Pier

    Schools Plus

    Native Council

    Family Place Resource Centre

    Centre Scolaire Etoile de l’Acadie

    Family Service of Eastern Nova Scotia

    Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority

    Nova Scotia Community College – Marconi Campus

    Adult Learning Association of CB County

    NS Public Health

    Ally Centre

    Educational Program Innovations Charity

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