Youth Assisting Youth

York Region

Site: Maple, Keele Street

Service: A community-based Peer Mentoring Program

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Record #: NKT0844 Last Modified: 22 Oct 2014 Last Full Update: 22 Oct 2014
Record Details
Toll Free Phone1-877-932-1919
Contact 1Paula Da Rocha, Volunteer Coordinator, Youth Assisting Youth; Phone: ext 234; Fax: 416-932-1924; Email:
Volunteer CoordinatorPaula Da Rocha, Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator, Youth Assisting Youth; Phone: ext 238; Fax: 416-932-1924; Email:
EstablishedApril 1976
Executive 1Sally Spencer, Chief Executive Officer, Youth Assisting Youth; Phone: 1-877-932-1919; Email:
Executive 2John Vanrhee, Manager, Youth Assisting Youth; Phone: 1-877-932-1919; Fax: 416-932-1924; Email:
FundingFederal ; Donations ; Foundation
DescriptionA community-based Peer Mentoring Program that matches youth volunteers, aged 16 to 29, in a one-one basis with at risk children aged 6-15 who are experiencing social, emotional, behavioral or cultural adjustment problems * volunteer provides a positive role model through a mentoring relationship * the HOST program is for newcomer children who have been in the country 4 years or less who are paired with one of our volunteers (we have a higher mandate for male volunteers due to the fact that most of our clients are boys)
Hours9 am-5 pm
Areas ServedYork Region
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) - 29 year(s) 
Volunteers are between 16 and 29 years old * children are between 6 and 15 years old
LanguagesBengali ; Chinese ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dutch ; English ; Hindi ; Korean ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Urdu
Address10190 Keele St
Maple, ON L6A 1R7
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IntersectionMajor Mackenzie Dr & McNaughton Rd
Block Update EmailsNo