Cowessess turns sod on new girls’ youth home

Sod turning - Grandmothers from Cowessess First Nation participated in a sod-turning ceremony for a new Youth Transition Home on May 9. The facility will provide a safe place for teenage girls as they age out of the foster care system. Left to right: Florence Sparvier, Pearleen Lerat, Mirna Delorme, Diana Lerat, and Elma Delorme. Submitted photo

Cowessess First Nation is continuing to build partnerships for the good of its people. They are working with the Ministry of Social Services and Yorkton Tribal Council Child and Family Services to establish a Youth Transition Home on Cowessess land that will provide a safe place for 10 girls, ranging…