The importance of case workers for young people

The importance of case workers for young people (1 min 19 s)

Added on February 16, 2023


Anne-Marie speaks about her first contact with Répit, while Caroline describes how valuable it is to have the case workers there.

The importance of case workers for young people (1 min 19 s)

Added on February 16, 2023 | Desjardins Group

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[On-screen text: As long as there are stars along the road, we can stop – Jean Leloup]

[Background music]

[On-screen text: Répit, 6 inspirational stories]

[On-screen text: Inspirational story #5]

Anne-Marie: The first time I found out about Répit Jeunesse was on a poster. It said "Street work" with names and phone numbers, and "We're here for you."

[Façade of Centre Répit.]

Narrator: Répit employees strive to work with the population with dignity and respect. Their presence can be more valuable than it seems.

[Shot of a sunflower.]

Anne-Marie: That "We're here for you" really said something to me. It spoke to me. So I picked one of the names. I didn't know who the person was. I decided to text them, and then they replied. Then we met. I slowly got closer to that street worker.

[Anne-Marie types on a keyboard, chatting with someone.]

Caroline: What can I say to a case worker that I wouldn't say to a friend? It takes some pressure off sometimes, when things aren't going well, giving that burden to a friend. It's like I can really let go, knowing that person is going home. The case worker is going home and isn't too affected by what I told them.

[A street worker sits in an armchair in the middle of the room. With a series of fades, we see other people in the same chair, one after the other; we focus on them, their faces, but there's movement behind them, people in the room are talking, getting up or drawing.]

[On-screen text: Thank you for always being there.]

[On-screen logos: Centre Répit Jeunesse and Caisse Desjardins des Bois-Francs]

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