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Ontario Youth Action Plan

by Marion on June 14th, 2016
Hello Sprynters:

You would have received information a while back about Ontario’s enhanced Youth Action Plan.

The enhanced Ontario Youth Action Plan includes investments in new and expanded programs to support at-risk youth and high needs communities.

The Ministry of Children and Youth Services is inviting interested parties to submit applications for funding to deliver some of these programs including:

  • Stop Now and Plan (SNAP) for children in the middle years
  • Youth Mentorship Program
  • Youth Outreach Worker Program
  • Gang Prevention / Intervention*
  • Restorative Justice and Conflict Mediation

Please note that most of the above programs are targeted to the Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs) of Thunder Bay, Sudbury, Brantford, Peterborough, Kingston and the Greater Toronto Area.

*The Gang Prevention / Intervention Program, is targeted to be available in the CMAs of the Greater Toronto Area, Thunder Bay, Windsor and Ottawa only.

The Application for the Youth Mentorship Program is Now Available!

The ministry is inviting interested parties to submit proposals to deliver the Youth Mentorship Program.

To receive a copy of the application package, please contact:

Lisa Price, Sr. Policy Analyst, Ministry of Children and Youth Services at
Deadline to apply: 15, October, 2015, 4:00 p.m. EST

Please indicate in your email which CMA you are targeting to deliver the Youth Mentorship Program.

For more information about Application packages for the other programs listed above, please visit

Please direct any questions regarding these programs to

In addition to the above opportunities, please note that the Youth Opportunities Fund, delivered through the Ontario Trillium Foundation, also provides grants and capacity-building supports. Please visit for more information.

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