Sponsor a Child

For just $35 a month, you can provide a child with an opportunity to participate in our Undercurrent programs at any of our youth centres. Our Child Sponsorship Program provides the following: ‘Rise’ Life Skills Program (4 hours/week) This program teaches valuable life skills, including cooking classes, healthy living, Crossfit, and other life skills. Weekly Programs (10+ hours a week) …

About Undercurrent

At Undercurrent, we follow a set of core values that guide all of our programs and overall operations. This is what we stand for: Excellence: At Undercurrent we believe character and integrity are of the utmost importance. We will strive to provide the best possible standard of care and safety for your child. We believe in doing what is right and …

Undercurrent Programs

Undercurrent offers a range of programs from after school programs to structured activities. Undercurrent After School Kids Program  This program exists to offer elementary aged children a safe place to come after school to burn off some energy, make new friends, and just have fun. Every day is an adventure that includes games, crafts, science experiments, and recreation. This program …

Our Community Issues

The loss of core industries, coal ming and steel making, has resulted in economic hardships for many families in our community. Along with these hardships have come a number of societal issues that have directed effected our children and youth. 32.5% of our population is living poverty (this number jumps to over 40% of the youngest of families). Our municipality has …