Welcome to the Gutenberg Editor

Of Mountains & Printing Presses The goal of this new editor is to make adding rich content to WordPress simple and enjoyable. This whole post is composed of pieces of content—somewhat similar to LEGO bricks—that you can move around and interact with. Move your cursor around and you’ll notice the different blocks light up with

Provincial Youth Steering Committees

 Provincial Youth Steering Committees pour les comités directeurs provinciaux pour les jeunes Eligible youth must be: Currently in/from care in the Ontario child welfare system or receiving care through a VYSA (Voluntary Youth Services Agreement) Between 15 and 25 years of age Motivated to advise and provide input to improve child welfare Conditions of participation:

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Youth Civics Day 2018

  In recognition of Children and Youth in Care Day, Youth Civics Day 2018 will be held Monday, May 14th. The Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies has joined forces with the Ontario Child Advocate’s Office to commemorate this significant occasion by co-hosting this fun and educational day. Format will be switched up this year,

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Ontario to create Centre of Excellence for Online Learning – making college and university more accessible Launching in time for the 2015-16 academic year, the online hub will allow students to take state-of-the-art courses that are centralized and transferrable, reducing duplication and promoting collaboration amongst post-secondary institutions in the province. Ontario is investing $42 million

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Crown Ward Aftercare Benefits Program

Crown Ward Aftercare Benefits Program Former Crown wards currently receiving service under Extended Care Maintenance Agreements who turn 21 in 2011 or 2012 are eligible to start receiving Aftercare Benefits on their 21st birthday, lasting until their 23rd birthday. THE PROGRAM OFFERS: • Professional counselling for personal, family and work-related concerns • Financial Support  &

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YouthCAN Workshops for 2012 Conference

YouthCAN is thrilled about putting together over 30 workshops for the 2012 conference SUCCESS! It’s a journey!  Our workshops have a nice combination of fun, interactive, and educational. A sneak peak of some workshops include: Healthy living and nutrition Spoken Word Sexual Health Money Management Addictions and Mental Health Salsa Drumming Hip Hop Dance Provincial

Elevated Grounds, closing keynote performance for 2012 Conference

YouthCAN is pleased to announce Elevated Grounds as our closing keynote presentation for the sixth annual 2012 Conference, SUCCESS! It’s a journey! Elevated Grounds uses the performing arts to increase awareness about mental health to promote all-round wellness for youth. Elevated Grounds also engages teachers, families and mental health workers through its theatrical presentations, audience talk back sessions and extensive school programs.

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