theDam is a safe community for youth and young moms offering love, respect and dignity for all. Since 1995, theDam has been connecting with youth and young moms that are in need of support. Through the relationships we form, we Develop, Assist and Mentor youth and young moms along the journey towards reaching their full potential.
About Our Charity
Who is “The Dam”?
The Dam is a community based non-profit that utilizes a unique approach of coming alongside the youth in Meadowvale, Cooksville and Burlington. Three of our key programs that meet needs faced on a daily basis are:
1. Young Moms - for pregnant teens, young moms and their children
2. Outreach - reaching thousands of teens in their schools & in the community
3. Drop-in - which targets youth-at-risk and sees over 11,000 youth visits per year
The DAM stands for:
Develop: To provide opportunities for youth and young moms to reach their full potential.
Assist: To be a resource, supporting youth and young moms as they make better choices.
Mentor: To be a consistent, relational presence in the lives of youth and young moms.