Youth Development

Programs that provide opportunities for children and youth to participate in a wide range of recreational, cultural, social and civic activities through membership in clubs, scout troops and other youth groups whose purpose is to help youngsters develop their potential and grow into healthy, educated, responsible and productive adults.

 

Services

Built through extensive engagement and collaboration with youth, City staff, parents and agency partners, the City of Hamilton’s Youth Strategy maps out a plan for how the City will engage youth aged 14-29 and address the issues they face in Hamilton.

The HamOntYouth Steering Committee is for all youth 14-29 who live in the city of Hamilton. The meetings are a safe space for youth to meet new people, learn about the community, to be heard and to have fun.

A leadership development program for newcomer, immigrant, and refugee youth in Ontario.

Activities include:

Location of Empowerment Squared, a non-profit organization in Hamilton with a commitment to ensure that marginalized, newcomer, and refugee youth are given the opportunity to succeed in school regardless of their past experiences and family's economic success.

A non-profit organization in Hamilton with a commitment to ensure that marginalized, newcomer, and refugee youth are given the opportunity to succeed in school regardless of their past experiences and family's economic success.

A stay in school program to assist First Nation, Métis, and Inuit students with their elementary and secondary education.  Aims to empower Indigenous students to help them achieve their personal, social and educational goals. 

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