The enhanced Ontario's Youth Action Plan includes investments in new and expanded programs to support at-risk youth and high needs communities.
The agencies selected to date by program are listed below.
This program provides prevention and intervention programming to support youth who are gang involved or at risk of gang involvement and help build their pro-social skills.
|Greater Toronto Area (GTA)||Canadian Training Institute|
|Midaynta Community Services|
|Brampton Multicultural Community Centre|
|Ottawa||YouTurn Youth Support Services|
|Thunder Bay||Kairos Youth Centre|
This program helps students manage school conflict through peer mediation while strengthening pro-social skills.
|Brantford||John Howard Society of Hamilton, Burlington and Area|
|Greater Toronto Area (GTA)||St. Stephen's Community House|
|Governing Council of the Salvation Army in Canada|
|Family Services of York Region|
|Kingston||Youth Diversion Program|
|Peterborough||John Howard Society of Peterborough|
|Sudbury||Elizabeth Fry Society|
|Thunder Bay||John Howard Society of Thunder Bay and District|
This made-in-Ontario intervention program, which has had great success across Canada, helps high-risk children aged six to 12 who are struggling with behaviour issues learn self-control and problem-solving skills to keep them in school and out of trouble.
|Brantford||Six Nations Social Services – in partnership with Woodview Mental Health and Boys and Girls Club of Brantford|
|Greater Toronto Area (GTA)||Child Development Institute|
|Kingston||Pathways for Children and Youth – in partnership with Boys and Girls Club of Kingston|
|Sudbury||Child and Family Centre|
|Thunder Bay||Dilico Anishinabek Family Care – in partnership with the Children's Centre of Thunder Bay|
This program connects at-risk youth to services and positive social activities within their community to foster a sense of belonging and build confidence.
|Brantford||Wesley Urban Ministries|
|Greater Toronto Area (GTA)||Yorktown Child and Family Services|
|Durham Family Court Clinic|
|Malton Neighbourhood Services|
|Kingston||Pathways for Children and Youth|
|Youth Diversion Kingston|
|Peterborough||YES Shelter for Youth and Families|
|Peterborough Youth Services|
|Sudbury||Sudbury Action Centre for Youth|
|Thunder Bay||Thunder Bay Counselling Centre – in partnership with Children’s Centre Thunder Bay and St. Joseph’s Care Group|
This program pairs high-risk youth with local mentors to help guide them to success in school, finding a job or starting a business. They will also learn skills to take on leadership roles in their community.
|Brantford||Boys and Girls Club of Brantford|
|Greater Toronto Area (GTA)||Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture|
|Midaynta Community Services|
|F.E.A.T. for Children of Incarcerated Parents|
|Yorktown Child and Family Centre|
|Kingston||Kingston Employment and Youth Services (KEYS)|
|Peterborough||John Howard Society Peterborough|
|Sudbury||Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre|
|Thunder Bay||Thunder Bay Multicultural Association|