Announcements

February 16, 2017
February we celebrate Black History Month, dating back to 1926 in the United States. It was recognized in Canadian legislation in early 1970's. This year we recognize a strong Canadian female figure, Viola Desmond, who influenced racial segregation in 1946 after refusing to leave a 'white-only' area of the Roseland Theatre, Nova Scotia. In commemoration of this, she will be the first Canadian woman to appear on new $10 bill. 
February 9, 2017
Steps to Justice is a first-of-its-kind initiative that empowers people in Ontario to understand and take action to deal with their legal problems. It gives comprehensive online information on common legal problems that people experience in family, housing, employment and other areas of law.   Steps to Justice:  
February 9, 2017
Pathways to Education, a program of Unison Health and Community Services, is a comprehensive program that helps students to finish high school and succeed in their future endeavours. We provide social, financial, academic and advocacy support to students.We have proven success:• In the Lawrence Heights Community (Allen Expressway & Lawrence Avenue West), “at-risk” students have decreased from 38.5% to 18.5% since the establishment of the program.
February 9, 2017
Applications for the 2017 Summer Leadership Program are open now! Thisyear, participants will be given even more opportunities to learn about politics, grow professionally, and to be a part of the team helping to make a real difference for Canadians across the country. To apply visit http://slp2017ple.infolib.ca/ Link:  http://slp2017ple.infolib.ca/
February 9, 2017
WHAT IS IT? Project funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) that is looking at improving resiliency and promoting healthy outcomes for girls and women who have experienced some form of gender-based violence (GBV) using a participatory action research (PAR) framework. HOW DOES IT WORK?
February 9, 2017
Weekly Intakes Available Classes are Monday to Friday: 10 am to 3 pm    EPE is an 8-week program free of cost for women and men receiving Ontario Works. It provides skills training and tools to build assets and abilities to enter the labour market. Also included is hands-on, in-house skills training plus 6-month post-program support. Post-hiring supports include gaining successful employment, job maintenance and retention. 
February 9, 2017
  Be Heard, Be Seen, Be the TEEN VOICE across Atlantic Canada. Teens are no longer relying on outside Zines to have their work Seen! Teens Now Talk Magazine is a new Halifax-based magazine, written by teens for teens, filling a very real need in Atlantic Canada. Finally teens have a chance to express themselves and be  published. http://www.teensnowtalk.com/tnt/home  
February 2, 2017
Hammer Heads Program is now accepting applications until the end of the business day on Friday, February 19th. The application form may be found on  www.cobtrades.com/hammerheads. Please fax your completed applications to 416-449-5124 as soon as possible. Thank you for your continued support.  
February 1, 2017
  Do you need a paid summer job?  The Children's Aid Foundation is excited to announce Year 2 of our Internship & Mentoring Program (Summer 2017) available under the Element Fleet Management Youth Capital Program.  The Children's Aid Foundation will be partnering with employers from a range of sectors in the Greater Toronto Area and will do our best to identify an opportunity that will help you achieve your career goals.
February 1, 2017
Applications for Children's Aid Foundation scholarships for the 2017-18 school year are now open and available on our website.   Scholarship applications are open to students demonstrating both financial need and the potential to succeed in their program of study.  To meet the eligibility criteria, a student must be: