Youth


Click here for a list of colleges offering the CICE program. Community Integration through Cooperative Education (CICE) programs give students living with developmental disabilities the opportunity to take part in college programs and activities.

ConnectABILITY is a website and virtual community dedicated to lifelong learning and support for people who are living with a developmental disability, their families and their support networks. It is operated by Community Living Toronto.

Crisis & distress Centres in Ontario provide assistance in times of crisis or when you just need someone to listen.

Developmental Services Ontario is the single point of contact for accessing adult (18 years old +) developmental services in Ontario.

Global Youth Action Network works to bring diverse youth organizations around the globe together and gives them the tools and resources that they need to make a real difference in the world.

Canada Grants for Students with Permanent Disabilities

Job Quest is an employment program that offers specialized supports and services. We help people living with a disability or other impairment to find and keep a good job.

Kids Help Phone is available to help children and teens who need someone who will listen.

The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices sees a world where all people have control over the lives they have chosen for themselves.

Me to We is made up of people who want to help change the world with their daily choices. Be sure to check out their leadership section, which is aimed at youth.

The Mighty is a digital health community created to empower and connect people facing health challenges and/0r disabilities.

Peterborough Youth Services provides counselling and support to young people aged 10 – 18 and their families

Province of Ontario’s special needs services for children and youth.

Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) information can be found on the Canada Revenue Agency website.

ReportON is a phone-line for reporting the actual or suspected abuse or neglect of adults who are living with a developmental disability. The service is run by the Ministry of Community & Social Services (MCSS).

Services for Children & Youth in Haliburton County

Services for Children & Youth in the City of Kawartha Lakes

Services for Children & Youth in Peterborough

Service Canada’s Employment section includes great resources if you are looking for work, including an online job bank.

TeenMentalHealth is dedicated to helping improve the mental health of youth through education and information, offering resources for parents, students, teachers and professionals.

We is an organization of children and young people working to create a fairer world.