is a community-wide partnership. The partnership includes over 800 service providers, researchers, planning bodies and funders serving children, youth and families in our community.
Members of the Children and Youth Planning Table describing what the Children and Youth Planning Table means to them and to their work.
Happy, healthy children and youth—today and tomorrow.
To collectively mobilize as one system for children and youth in Waterloo Region that relentlessly strives to maximize well-being throughout generations.
All organizations providing support services to children and youth in Waterloo Region are partners and are welcome to join the Children and Youth Planning Table.
Together, we are working to improve the well-being of children and youth in Waterloo Region and to move the needle on nine dimensions of child and youth well-being.
The work of the Children and Youth Planning Table could not happen without the time and contributions of many organizations. This includes significant financial contribution from the Lyle S. Hallman Foundation, Astley Family Foundation, KW Community Foundation, United Way, and the Region of Waterloo. We thank them and all our partners for their support.
We acknowledge that the land on which the work of the Children and Youth Planning Table is performed is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee, Anishnaabe, and Neutral People. We acknowledge the enduring presence of the Indigenous people with whom we share this land today, their achievements, and their contributions to our community. We offer this acknowledgment as an act of reconciliation between Indigenous and non- Indigenous peoples of Canada.