This page contains resources, links, pdf’s etc. created both by the Children and Youth Planning Table and partner organizations.
This profile provides a description of the demographics of children and youth, and their families, in Waterloo Region.
The Working Group’s objective was to produce a recommendation for the Children and Youth Planning Table on a priority area of focus for Collective Impact.
This report outlines the connections between obstacles to moving the needle on child and youth wellbeing in Waterloo Region in six priority areas.
This report summarizes the work done at the June 12th Children and Youth Planning Table meeting, looking at the interconnections of six priority areas and what prevents us from moving the needle in these areas.
This report provides a snapshot of child and youth wellbeing in Waterloo Region, across the Six Shared Goals.
An update about the membership of the Children and Youth Planning Table and the work we’ve done in 2017.
The Shared Foundation for Practice provides a common foundation for how members work with children, youth and families and each other.
The Child Wellbeing Dashboard is an online platform housing data on indicators of child wellbeing in Waterloo Region. The Dashboard will be updated in 2018.
A look at 5 cycles of Early Development Instrument results in Waterloo Region and across Ontario.
Collective Impact 3.0. An evolving framework for community change by Mark Cabaj and Liz Weaver
Conversations of Substance: Youth in Waterloo Region on issues of substance use. This report was prepared for Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council (WRCPC)
The Early Development Instrument results for 2018. A snapshot of children’s developmental health at school entry for Senior Kindergarten Students in Waterloo Region and across Ontario for the 2017/2018 school year.
Report of the September 7, 2016 Waterloo Region Convening
This report provides an economic commentary on raising Canada: a case for investing in children
This Canadian Companion to UNICEF’s Report Card 14, UNICEF Canada shows that Canada ranks 25th out of 41 countries for child wellbeing.
UNICEF Canada outlines the findings learned directly from youth what wellbeing means to them, and to gain a better sense about what it’s like to grow up in Canada.
Planning Collaboratives: Learnings to Support Integrated Planning and Considerations for Municipalities. A study by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs
Explores how dashboards can promote collaboration & better decision-making. Highlights our Child Wellbeing Dashboard.
A Community Fit for Children contains comprehensive information related to the wellbeing of young children and families in Waterloo Region.
A needs assessment and initial plan for Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centres, prepared by the Region of Waterloo, Children’s Services
Parenting Now is a website for parents and those who care about kids.
This presentation outlines the organizations in Waterloo Region that focus on youth as part of their strategic plans.
A summary of findings from focus groups conducted with youth about their health.