Newcomer youth are a growing presence in Canada but more so in Ontario. As this young population leads the way for a “new” Canada, it is important for service providers, researchers, teachers, and social policymakers to investigate the multiple challenges and barriers that newcomer youth face as they navigate through their adjustment and settlement processes.
Newcomer Youth Connections for Success
New to Canada? In high school? Thinking about your future? NYCS is the program for you!
Newcomer Youth: Connections for Success (NYCS) helps newcomer teens, ages 14-18, build community connections, find peer support and enhance leadership & employment skills.
The Ontario government is investing $2.9 million to enhance and expand the Substance Abuse Program for African and Caribbean Canadian Youth (SAPACCY) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and seven new satellite locations across Ontario, as part of the government’s commitment to invest $3.8 billion over 10 years to implement Roadmap to Wellness.
August 4, 2021 - Toronto, Ontario - Employment and Social Development Canada
The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, highlighted federal investments of up to $96 million through the Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative.
July 06, 2021
The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Marc G. Serré, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt; the Honourable Kinga Surma, Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure; Bob Bailey, Member of Provincial Parliament for Sarnia–Lambton; and His Worship Jody Wilman, Mayor of the Township of St. Joseph, announced joint funding for 35 recreational and community infrastructure projects across Ontario.
WSPS' Health & Safety Awareness Presentation (HSAP) gives students, new immigrants and other vulnerable workers the crucial information they need to ensure their health and safety on the job. Free of charge, these sessions can be presented to classrooms of any size – including general assemblies – and are delivered by trained WSPS volunteers.
HSAP can be delivered in English or French. For all other language inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canada is actively working with many partners to improve the accessibility and quality of settlement services delivered to newcomers across Canada. Settlement services help newcomers integrate into Canadian communities.
Ontario Ombudsman will assume investigation responsibilities to better protect and help province’s most vulnerable children.
Province Doubles Investment to Help Prevent Sexual Violence on Campus