Dreams Take Flight is a national charity across Canada. We are the Halifax chapter and we take deserving children from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and Prince Edward Island to Disney World in Orlando, Florida for one day. Our mission is to provide these exceptional children one magical day, regardless of the challenges they face […]
Durham Youth Services(DYS) provides the only emergency shelter for youth ages 16 -24 years in Durham Region. Joanne’s House can provide a safe space for up to 13 youth at one time. We provide intensive case management, family reconnection, in house case management and life skills as well as support in housing and employment search. […]
Eastview is located in the high-density, low-income neighbourhood of Blake/Boultbee. Adjacent to our Centre is a large social housing complex of high-rises and town houses operated by Toronto Community Housing Corporation, whose tenants are of various ethno-racial backgrounds, many of whom are newcomers to Canada. The majority of the children and youth we serve in […]
Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter provides emergency shelter along with 24-hour crisis assistance, support programs, and counselling for women and children escaping violence. Our holistic shelter programs help women and children to break free from violence, heal from trauma, and ultimately rebuild their lives free from violence and abuse. Since we opened our doors 35 years ago, […]
Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada is a national charity dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth in the child welfare system. We raise and grant funds and deliver a wide range of high-impact programs and services to provide access to the opportunities these children need to reach their potential against all odds. They depend on […]
Covenant House helps youth ignite their potential and reclaim their lives. As Canada’s largest agency serving youth who are homeless, trafficked or at risk, we offer the widest range of 24-7 services to about 350 young people each day. As a national leader, we educate and advocate for long-term change to improve the lives of […]
De dwa da deaths nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre provides wholistic health care to Hamilton, Brantford and the Niagara communities. We offer comprehensive care by incorporating a dynamic blend of services including primary care, traditional healing, mental health, advocacy and navigation services, housing and homelessness support as well as a variety of health promotion programs. Our […]
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Quesnel is dedicated to helping children/youth reach their full potential through friendship and mentoring programs.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Halifax offers a diverse and dynamic range of programs that serve children and youth ages 5-18 from a broad spectrum of backgrounds and neighbourhoods. Through our seven program sites, we help more than 4,000 kids annually by providing safe, supportive spaces where children and youth can experience new […]
Chai Lifeline began with one program: a summer camp for children suffering from cancer. Camp Simcha gave sick children the opportunity to forget about illness and concentrate on being kids once again. The fun, friendship, activities, and love gave them the emotional strength to withstand the pain and isolation of illness for another year. The […]
Help A Girl Out is a not-for-profit organization that aims to reduce period poverty, eliminate the shame attached to menstruation, build self-esteem and reinforce gender equality. We create and distribute care packages with feminine hygiene and period products to underprivileged females in Canada and in developing countries around the world. We also host events and […]
Create Dream Pencil Case Kits for children grade two through six enrolled in our Homework Club youth mentoring program: As requested here is a list of a ‘DREAM Pencil Case’ for HWC mentees. 325 assembled pencil case kits needed for 2019-20 school year Items inside (top 3 or 4 items being of most priority): – […]
360°kids has been providing support services to at-risk and homeless youth in York Region for the past 30 years. Our primary focus is providing aid and support to at-risk and homeless youth. 360°kids is a one-stop agency where young people at-risk can access safe, supportive housing for the day, the night or as long as […]
For 30 years, Aunt Leah’s Place has been helping kids in foster care and young mothers achieve a better future. We do this by providing guidance, supported housing, job training and coaching on essential life skills. We believe every individual deserves to feel safe, cared for, and have a sense of belonging. Unfortunately, this is […]
The mandate of the Bathurst Youth Centre is to offer structured programs that are directed toward resolving specific problems faced by youth as well as providing counselling, educational, recreational and social activities in a supervised setting. As well, the Centre provides assistance to youth in preparing for job interviews, searching for employment and proper job […]
We are a resource centre for young, at-risk families in Ottawa that provides wrap-around services to help families meet their needs. Services include education and employment, child care, health care, food access and advocacy, parent support and spiritual care.