Children and Youth Planning Table of Waterloo Region

Working together as a collective to improve child and youth well-being across our community.

Our Vision

Happy, healthy children and youthtoday and tomorrow.

Our Mission


To collectively mobilize as one system for children and youth in Waterloo Region, that relentlessly strives to maximize
well-being across generations. 

Our Work

We think belonging is essential to well-being and when you have a strong sense of belonging, it benefits people in other areas of their lives.

Our current work is mainly focused on Belonging for Children and Youth, and System Coordination.


If you’re a young person visiting the CYPT website, this is the place for you!


Sense-making, opportunities, and youth specific resources are just some of the things you’ll find here.

Latest News

Meet the Collaborative

The CYPT is a community-wide partnership that includes over 800 service providers, researchers, planning bodies and funders serving children, youth and families in Waterloo Region.