His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium Attends the Opening of a New Project for At Risk Youths. (VIDEO)

His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium was in Hasselt this afternoon to attend the presentation of the new project entitled, Youth at Risk-Vlaanderen (YAR).

According to La Monarchie Belge, the project offers sixteen at risk youths who have “… come into contact with the justice system…” guidance and a chance to get their life back on track.  A representative from YAR notes:

“There are regular personal meetings and conversations. Together with our partners, businesses, socio-cultural organizations and local authorities, we create a network around the young people that supports them in realizing their independence route.”

YAR also helps these youths by helping them find a job, housing and more.

Click here to watch a video news report. 

Sources: La Monarchie Belge and Limburg Actueel