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Youth resource centers

The Youth Resource Centre (YRC) will be set up in the community where Young People (YP) will have easy access to all its services. The YRC will be a one or two room facility in the community, manned by one or two community volunteers or coordinators. The YRC will boast of having facilities like computer desktops, printers, internet, book library, counselling services etc. The centre will act as a hub where YP will have access to internet, carry-out desktop work, access to printing, avail books to read and gather information on various education, livelihood and employability options, discuss and clarify civic issues and health issues and also gain knowledge in civic participation and health aspects (important to YP). The YRC will be manned by trained volunteer, who will be able to help YP to access all the above mentioned services and also carry out guidance and counselling sessions with youths. The YRC will carry out networking of YP with various service providers to support them and develop into successful entrepreneurs / employees

The Youth Resource Centre will have the necessary infrastructure to perform the following functions

  • Setting-up and Facilitation of necessary information for youngsters
  • Capacity building (soft skills and vocational skills)
  • Networking and Linkages with other like minded organisations or Government systems
  • Lobby and Advocacy (with community leaders / PRI representatives etc)