Child, Youth and Family
Protection services and advocacy for children and adolescents. Support for youth in difficulty. Prevention and education programs.
Daycare and respite
Programs that provide a period of relief for parents by offering temporary or intermittent care for the child.
Programs offering various types of family support, including activities, workshops, support groups, mentoring and counselling.
Information on childcare services
Information, referral and complaint processing services. Childcare assistance.
Programs that offer prevention activities or comprehensive social services for individuals younger than age eighteen who are at risk for or have committed delinquent acts.
Maternity support and adoption
Information, awareness and support services for maternity, family planning and adoption matters.
Programs offering courses, workshops or other types of educational activities for parents or prospective parents who wish to gain the knowledge and skills needed to be effective in their parenting role.
Leisure and sporting activities for children and families.
Youth Centres and Support
Multipurpose centres that serve as a focal point for youth in the community and which offer, at a single location, a wide variety of services and activities.
Support, guidance and vocational training programs tailored to the needs of youth wishing to enter or re-enter the labor market.
Youth Shelters and Support
Programs that provide temporary emergency shelter for children and youth. Such facilities usually provide in-house support and referral to appropriate resources.