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Ontario Taking Steps to Empower Black Youth to Reach their Full Potential
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 10:00:00 EST

Ontario is supporting three organizations to create public awareness campaigns that promote and reflect the strengths of Ontario's Black children, youth and families and build community resiliency to help them rise above racial prejudices.

Statement from Provincial and Territorial Ministers on Improving Outcomes for Indigenous Children, Youth and Families
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 06:00:00 EST

In advance of the upcoming meeting with Jane Philpott, federal Minister of Indigenous Services, on January 25-26, 2018, Provincial and Territorial Ministers with responsibility for child and family services convened to discuss emerging opportunities.

Improving Access to Services for Children and Youth with Special Needs
Wed, 20 Dec 2017 09:00:00 EST

Ontario is improving access to services for children and youth with special needs in Lindsay.

Providing More Choice for Families in the Ontario Autism Program
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:30:00 EST

Ontario is providing families of children and youth with autism with choice, consistency and confidence in the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) by introducing a direct funding option for evidence-based behavioural services, and making program enhancements that will deliver effective services.

Ontario and Anishinabek Nation Working Together to Support Anishinabek Children, Youth and Families
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:30:00 EST

Ontario and the Anishinabek Nation signed an agreement today that will strengthen the relationship through an affirmation of partnership and a shared path forward on child and family services.

Ontario Creating More Opportunities for Youth to Shape Policy
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 13:30:00 EST

Ontario is giving young people across the province more opportunity to voice the issues that matter the most to them.  

Supporting Caregivers of Children and Youth with Autism
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:00:00 EST

Ontario is providing support for counselling, workshops and peer support groups for parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder through a new investment in Scarborough's South Asian Autism Awareness Centre (SAAAC).

Ontario Partnering with Industry to Create More Opportunities for Black Youth
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:20:00 EST

Ontario is helping Black youth with postsecondary education prepare for their careers through a new program that will increase their representation in sectors such as engineering, insurance and finance.

Ontario and Grand Council Treaty 3 Continue to Work Together to Support Anishinaabe Children, Youth and Families
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:00:00 EST

Ontario and Grand Council Treaty 3 are working together to transform the system of services for Anishinaabe children and youth in northwestern Ontario.

Better Access to Services for Children and Youth with Special Needs
Mon, 28 Aug 2017 09:30:00 EST

Ontario is improving access to services for children and youth with special needs, with the opening of a new, modern, and centrally located Five Counties Children's Centre in Cobourg. 

Helping Black Youth Succeed Through Mentorship
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:00:00 EST

Ontario is launching a new mentorship program for Black children and youth that will help young people in priority communities to build confidence and develop skills for school and work.  

Enhancing Safety and Quality of Care for Children and Youth Across Ontario
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:00:00 EST

Ontario is releasing a new plan to strengthen residential services -- including foster care, group care, custody and respite care -- to provide children and youth with safe and healthy places to live, support their growth and help them reach their full potential.

Ontario Increasing Supports for the Infant Hearing Program
Tue, 04 Jul 2017 13:15:00 EST

Ontario is providing additional support to detect potential hearing loss in newborns sooner and ensure that families with children who have permanent hearing loss, or are at risk, get the supports they need.

Supporting Children and Youth with Autism Through Mentorship
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EST

Ontario is supporting skill-building mentorships for children and youth with autism through a new program at Toronto-based Jake's House for Children with Autism (Jake's House).

Ontario Transforming Autism Services for Children and Their Families
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:00:00 EST

The province is transforming the way that children and youth with autism, and their families, receive services and supports through the new Ontario Autism Program (OAP), beginning later this month.