PROJECTS

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Youth Peer & Outreach

The little program with a big heart

EPIC's longest running and primary program, Youth Peer is a free after-school program for kids 8-18 at four centres in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Kids are matched with an older university or high school volunteer who tutors and mentors them one afternoon a week throughout the school year. Art, music and wellness workshops and healthy snacks are are provided.

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Scholarships

Graduating High School Students

Annual $500 scholarships to graduating students in 3 communities to "Further the Education of a Graduating Student Distinguished by High School Staff for Commitment to Community or Perseverance in Overcoming Obstacles to Advancement"

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Humanity Awards

Deserving High School Students

The Patriarch Vincent Waterman Humanity Award began in 2019 as a tribute to long-time EPIC Board Member  and community volunteer, Vincent Waterman who died in January 2019. 

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Parents PEACE

Wrap-around support for families

Parents meet with an EPIC Facilitator one night a week throughout the school year to discuss parenting issues. The emphasis is on improving family relationships, educating oneself on community resources and becoming a resilient parent.

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Post-secondary Students

Awards for $500 are given yearly to a graduating post-secondary student who has distinguished themselves for outstanding volunteerism beyond course requirements

Education & Early Childhood

With Funding From

EPIC:- PO Box 1897 North Sydney, NS B2A 3S9 Canada

Youth Peer Outreach Parents PEACE Programs:

290 Whitney Ave, Sydney, NS B1P 5A6

Call us: EPIC: 902-794-7225 || Youth Peer: 902-539-8228

Founder: Barry N. Waldman

Website: Nancy SM Waldman

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