A new after-school program for youth at risk.

Mental health supports new youth program

Omineca Lakes Mental Health and Addictions Advisory Committeepresented a cheque to Burns Lake recreation director Dooseon Jung.

The Omineca Lakes Mental Health and Addictions Advisory Committee, represented by committee treasurer Michele Robson and Heather Megchelsen, presented a $2000 cheque to Burns Lake recreation director Dooseon Jung Sept. 29 at the Lakeside Multiplex to support a new after-school program for youth at risk.

The funds will go toward providing healthy and nutritional snacks for those participating in the program.

RCMP member Jack Ashford acted as a liaison in bringing the program proposal to the committee for review and possible funding.