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“If you judge people, you have no time to love them”
~Mother Teresa

Resources and Links

Here are some resources and links you may find helpful:

  • “abOUT us” Learning Groups for LGBTQ+ Youth and Their Families — learning group open to youth from 12-17 years of age, their families and caregivers.
  • Be There —comprehensive and engaging free online resource where young people can learn how to support each other through mental health struggles.
  • Bullying —We Can All Stop It — a guide for parents of elementary and secondary school students.
  • Bullying Ends Here — education program to spread the message of acceptance and understanding.
  • Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) — a public legal education organization that produces clear, reliable, free information on key legal issues.
  • Erase Bullyingresources for parents, youth and schools
  • Feathers of Hope — Feathers of Hope is a youth-driven movement dedicated to the empowerment of First Nations youth.
  • Game Changers — mental health program for young Canadians
  • Halton Regional Police Service — emergency help and information.
  • HairStory: Rooted — advocate for Black children and youth using the recommendations in the HairStory report.
  • It’s About You — Your File and Your Rights under Ontario’s Child and Family Services Law
  • Jack.org —empowering young leaders to revolutionize mental health in every province and territory across Canada.
  • KidsHelpPhone — Toll Free: 1.800.668.6868. Free, confidential and anonymous assistance at anytime. Call and speak with a counsellor immediately, or if you prefer to write, send a question online.
  • I Need to Talk to Someone — a place to meet people just like you, who may be struggling and coping with the challenges in their lives.
  • Ombudsman Ontario — promotes fairness, accountability and transparency in the public sector by investigating public complaints and systemic issues within his jurisdiction.
  • Outreach Services for Homeless Youth in HaltonBridging the Gap is a voluntary program where youth are encouraged to make informed decisions for themselves.
  • Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies — representing child welfare across Ontario.
  • Opportunities for Youth — various youth programs supported by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services.
  • Resources Supporting Youth in Transition — helpful info gathered for youth, by youth, to help you get to where you dream of going.
  • Reach Out Centre for Kids — ROCK focuses on child and family mental health across Halton.
  • Renewed Youth Supports — provide youth with guidance and support , which will assist them to achieve improved educational outcomes
  • Together to Live — online toolkit to bring together evidence-informed information, tools and resources to help prevent youth suicide
  • YouthCan — Ontario Youth Communications and Advocacy Network — providing support and resources to Ontario’s youth in care.
  • Youth in Care Canada — also known as the National Youth in Care Network, is an organization driven by youth and alumni from care.

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