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