Service Agreements for Youth and Students (SAYS)


This program provides funding to non-profit youth-serving organizations (including post-secondary institutions) to assist with the design and delivery of programs and services for youth and students related to furthering their education, employment and career development. Services range from education support to employment initiatives.

Who can Apply?

Non-profit youth-serving organizations and post-secondary institutions may apply for funding from the SAYS program to deliver programs and services that:

  • strategically support young people and students in their pursuit of post-secondary education and employment opportunities;
  • enhance career opportunities and priority youth and student related programs and services;
  • focus on youth in rural areas of Newfoundland and Labrador;
  • support at-risk youth and students in their transition to post-secondary and employment.

How Do I Apply?

On-line Application: Employers must register in the Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour’ LaMPSS payment system to apply on-line. Once registration is complete, a password and user ID will be provided. To register, please press Register on LaMPSS system.

Program Guidelines have been developed in order to assist employers applying on-line. Program Guidelines can be accessed below.

Program Guidelines

The program guidelines outline the program in more detail for interested organizations and are especially aimed at assisting organizations in the application process. Press here for a direct link to the Program Guidelines (486 KB).


Contact Information

Advanced Education, Skills and Labour Office Locations

General enquiries: 1-800-563-6600