Some Words From Us

Welcome to Safe Places – Youth Certified… a City of Swift Current initiative designed to support quality programming while reducing potential risks to children and youth.

Safe Places

“The sooner we reach kids, the better chance we have of turning their life around and giving them a chance to follow their dreams.”

Sheldon Kennedy, CM AOE OM, Respect Group Co Founder and former NHL Player
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People Safe Places – Youth Certified

Announcements

Why Safe Places

33%

1 in 3

1 in 3 Canadians report experiencing some form of child abuse

96%

Truth

96% of children who report sexual abuse are telling the truth

89%

From Teachers

89% of teachers said bullying and violence are serious problems in our public schools.

80%

Prevention

Over 80% of the time, bullying happens with peers around.

33%

Awareness

At least 1 in 3 adolescent students in Canada have reported being bullied recently.