The Athabasca Denesuline Child and Family Services Therapeutic Youth Care Facility was opened in January 2014 and provides services to Youth in all the Athabasca communities.

Giving Back

September 3, 2014 in Giving Back
Explorer: Fall 2014

We are proud to support our communities, and the cornerstone of our donations strategy is to focus on initiatives that benefit the Athabasca communities. Here are just one of the groups and causes we’ve supported:

Athabasca Dene Child & Family Services Therapeutic Youth Care Home

As part of our donations strategy, we look for opportunities that will benefit the entire Athabasca region. One such initiative is the Athabasca Denesuline Child and Family Services (ADCFS) Therapeutic Youth Care Facility. The ADCFS Youth Facility is located in Black Lake, and was opened in January 2014. The home provides educational, spiritual, recreation services,

therapeutic and family counseling, as well as cultural programming to children, youth, and their families who require service and support. These services are open to all residents in the Athabasca communities, and allow at-risk youth to receive services right in their home area, rather than traveling to an unfamiliar city. Athabasca Basin Development and Points Athabasca teamed together to donate a total of $25,000 towards exercise and recreation equipment for the facility which will be used to run all-season programming.