Services for youth who are 12 to 29 years of age.
Social, recreational, educational, counselling and other resources and support services for Aboriginal youth.
Services and resources for youth on the street, including counselling, health care and hostels.
Social, recreation, counselling and other services and resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgendered, two-spirited, queer or questioning youth.
Programs and resources for young parents, including drop-ins, support programs, and help with parenting skills.
Abuse, violence and bullying
Resources and support services for abusive youth and for youth who have experienced emotional, sexual or physical abuse, violence and/or bullying. Also anti-violence and anti-gang initiatives.
Alcohol, drugs, gambling and smoking
Counselling, treatment and other resource and support services for youth with alcohol, drug, gambling or smoking concerns.
Advocacy and legal help
Programs and resources on advocacy and legal information and advice.
Low cost or free services
Where to get low-cost or free programs or services.
Programs that give you access to computers and the Internet, and to computer training programs.
Counselling and support
General counselling and support resources and services for youth, including mentoring.
Free or low-cost food or meals.
Getting a job
Programs and resources on finding employment. Includes counselling, advice and training (including on-the-job training, work placements and apprenticeships). See also Education and literacy and Setting up your own business.
Programs and information on leadership training and volunteering, “how the system works” and youth activism.
Help with the basic skills of daily life, such as shopping, laundry, social and household skills, opening a bank account, getting or replacing ID, getting a driver’s licence, making friends and relating to others.
Mental and emotional health resources and services focusing on youth, including mood and eating disorders.
Financial assistance programs available to youth including Ontario Works, Employment Insurance and Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP).
Recreation and arts
Cultural, arts, sports and recreation programs and resources especially geared to youth, including drop-in and after-school programs.
Setting up your own business
Resources and support services for youth wanting to start their own business.
Information and support services on sexuality, relationships, birth control, pregnancy, AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases.