COVID-19 Resources
Posted on March 24th, 2020 red background with the words covid-19 resources for children youth and families

FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES Amid COVID-19, many of our partners and other community organizations have adjusted their services to be social-distancing friendly. In addition, many are are offering new […]

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March 2020 E-News Bulletin
Posted on March 24th, 2020 colourful ropes tied together

The e-news bulletin for March 2020 is modified to adjust to the uncharted territory we are currently navigating. Our focus with this bulletin is continuing to develop meaningful connections when […]

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Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
Posted on March 23rd, 2020 3 babies in diapers looking up

Did you know 25-30% of infants under the age of 5 are at risk of developing some form of emotional, social and/or behavioural disorder? The challenges we often see in […]

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A Steering Committee Update
Posted on February 5th, 2020 box of chalk crayons with two children crouching around them. their faces are not in the image.

To support awareness and understanding of the work happening within the Steering Committee, it has been decided to determine up to 3 Key Messages (or takeaways) at the end of […]

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January E-News Bulletin
Posted on February 4th, 2020 Mother and son out in the sun

The newest E-News Bulletin is now available online. Read and learn more about… CYPT Meeting dates for 2020 Infant Mental Health Training Smart Waterloo Region 2.0 Child and Youth Wellbeing Survey […]

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youTHINK
Posted on January 28th, 2020 youTHINK, an event for young people in waterloo region.

CYPT, in partnership with UNICEF Canada, the Canadian Index of Wellbeing and the Ontario Trillium Foundation, is hosting an interactive day for youth ages 12-18! Local young people – join […]

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Public Health Modernization: Have Your Say by March 31, 2020
Posted on January 27th, 2020

The Ministry of Health is accepting feedback regarding the Province’s plans to modernize the public health system in Ontario. Some of you may be interested in providing the government with […]

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An Update from the Positive Parenting Community Committee
Posted on January 27th, 2020 childrens books on their side

Save the Date! Join celebrated Canadian author and parenting expert Ann Douglas as she discusses her new book “Happy Parents Happy Kids”. Two sessions will be offered at Kitchener Public […]

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Make a Difference with Physical Activity
Posted on January 27th, 2020 young girl in a purple dress with a hulahoop and the healthy kids community challenge logo to the left

Make a Difference with Physical Activity Written by Nancy Hall-Jupp It’s 5 am on a cold February morning.  I walk down the hallway to my daughter’s room to wake her.  […]

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UNICEF’s Child Friendly Cities Initiative
Posted on January 27th, 2020 two kids painting an image of a house

On November 20, 2019, at the Children and Youth Planning Table (CYPT) meeting, members learned about UNICEF’s Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI). Members heard an overview presentation from Co-Chair Debbie […]

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