Community program for youth ages 12 to 30

Last updated June 17, 2024

The youth community intervention program (PIMJ) reaches 25,000 young people annually through some 50 cross-cutting joint projects in Montréal’s 19 boroughs.

Objective

Offer young people ages 12 to 30 high-quality, diversified, accessible activities adapted to their needs, jointly with their communities, in order to promote their full integration and prevent social problems.

Target group

Youth aged 12 to 30 years, specifically:

  • Youth in the boroughs
  • Young people with integration difficulties
  • Youth from diverse backgrounds

Priority areas

Eligible community intervention projects fall into three areas:

  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Culture, sports, leisure and healthy lifestyle activities
  • Environment and sustainable development

Examples of funded projects

  • Cultural integration activities: Theatre, dance, writing, poetry, song, music, history, meetings with professionals, DJ, video, CD production
  • Integration activities through sports: Discovery of the urban outdoors, forest survival and winter sports, parachuting, basketball, field hockey, soccer, capoeira
  • Development of intercultural relations: Holding of an intercultural week and an event to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • Social and health: Personal development, staying in school, outreach and street work focused on gang prevention and social issues
  • Development of youth resources in low-cost housing: Programming, new youth spaces, support for young families and children
  • Civic engagement: Youth forums
  • Organization of events by youth
  • Girls (GBA): Crime prevention, healthy behaviours, sexual responsibility
  • Courses and training: Computer science, culture, sports (coaches, referees), bike mechanics, employability
  • Opening of new youth centres

Submit a project

You must use the city’s subsidy management platform (in French) to submit your project or view calls for projects.

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