Training Resources for Youth Program

A program for youth, 16-21, who are not in the regular school system, have barriers to finding employment, engaging in school or training.

Referrals can be made by the individual, family, care givers, Child and Family Service workers, Probation officers, Educational workers, and other agency workers from different fields.


TRY is a 12-week group based program for youth who are not in the regular school system and are facing barriers to finding employment.

This program consists of:

  • A 6 week in class (or virtual) training that covers pre employment skills, interview, resume building, life skills, certificates for food handlers and CPR/First Aid.
  • A 3-week part time and a 3-week full time work placement in the community

Participants in this program will leave with several completed activities that can be added to their resume as well as references to use when job searching.


To find out more about TRY, or to register for our program, contact:

Training Resources for Youth
New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families
1st Floor 717 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0M8
(204) 786-7051, Extension 5256