For Referrers


New Path Forward welcomes referrals from child welfare agencies throughout Manitoba. The basic criteria for referral is as follows:

  • Female youth of First Nations or MĂ©tis heritage
  • Will be 17-years of age at the time of program entry
  • Will remain in care for the duration of the program
  • Will get along well with others
  • Will be motivated to learn new skills and actively participate in all aspects the program including work practicum.


New Path Forward believes that regular communication with our referring workers is crucial to success. Agencies with young women enrolled in our program can expect the following:

  • Monthly written reports itemizing progress towards identified goals.
  • Access to daily logs kept by youth care workers.
  • Monthly (or as required) meetings with the referring worker and program participant to discuss successes and areas for continued growth.
  • Ongoing telephone and/or e-mail contact as required.

Contact us to learn more and to make a referral.