Category: Community Updates


Nested Group Updates
Posted on September 30th, 2020 two kids painting an image of a house

An update from the Positive Parenting Community Committee (PPCC): The committee has been very active this summer rebranding the PPCC. The result? We’ve updated our website, logo and name. After […]

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Family Compass Design Thinking Workshop hosted by Ample Labs & CYPT
Posted on September 29th, 2020

Design Challenge: How might we improve the current experience of Family Compass for youth and families through a potential partnership with Ample Labs’ Chalmers in Waterloo Region so that both […]

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Anti-Racism Advisory Working Group
Posted on September 29th, 2020

The Region of Waterloo has heard from the community that there is a need to make meaningful changes in programs, services, and policies, in order to address systematic racism and […]

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Not Another Webinar
Posted on September 29th, 2020

We are all navigating a lot of uncertainty!  As we work toward transitioning children back to child care and classrooms, a group of community agencies have come together in the […]

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City of Kitchener Summer Day Camps
Posted on July 24th, 2020

There are still camp spaces available in the City of Kitchener summer day camp program. While following Provincial and Regional health and safety guidelines, our staff have created a fun, […]

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#Keepfamiliessafe
Posted on July 23rd, 2020

A coalition of agencies in Waterloo Region has been working together to flatten the violence curve and keep families safe by engaging our community to reach out and provide supports.  […]

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An Update on the Eligibility Criteria for Infant and Child Development Program Referrals
Posted on July 23rd, 2020

A message from the Infant & Child Development Program at the Region of Waterloo, Public Health and Emergency Services Hello CYPT Members: We are writing to provide you with information […]

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Keep Families Safe
Posted on June 25th, 2020

The Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council (WRCPC) is an initiative core funded by the Region of Waterloo since 1994.  Its work is rooted in a long history of restorative justice and community […]

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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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Children and Family Services Working Group
Posted on March 22nd, 2020 Mother and son out in the sun

The Region of Waterloo, area municipalities and community partners are working together and have established working groups to ensure vulnerable people affected by COVID-19 get the supports they need. The […]

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