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June 25, 2021

Toronto Autism Services Network to Deliver Needs-Based Program

Ontario's Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services has announced changes to the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) that will add caregiver-mediated early years programs as a service pathway in the OAP. In a collaboration called the Toronto Autism Services Network, Strides Toronto and six other autism service agencies will deliver the provincially funded caregiver-mediated early years programs in Toronto.
June 1, 2021

Ontario Announces Funding to Deliver Province-wide Virtual Walk-in Counselling

The Government of Ontario has announced $31 million in annualized funding to support the delivery of province-wide virtual walk-in mental health counselling for children, youth and families.
March 19, 2021

Youth and Mental Health: The Shadow Pandemic

In this article in City Life, David Willis, Director of Strides Toronto's activities as Toronto's Lead Agency for Child and Youth Mental Health and System Transformation, discusses the impact the pandemic has had on youth mental health and, in particular, on racialized youth.
December 22, 2020