The purpose of the Socio - Cultural Youth Center in Sortavala is to improve the overall situation of the welfare of children and young people, to create a center of social, cultural and educational support for families, children and youth. PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES YOUTH CENTRE: Organization and carrying out socio - cultural events. Leisure and artistic development of adolescents and youth. Support and coordination of public youth initiatives, youth groups and social movements. Education of the younger generation in the spirit of morality, patriotism and tolerance. A healthy lifestyle, prevention of anti-social manifestations of the youth. Strengthening the social - psychological well-being of young people and young families. Information support of youth policy.