Quick facts

Service type: Newcomer, Youth
Eligibility: Youth (age 13 – 25) born outside of Canada
Delivery: Currently, the program is being offered virtually and/or by phone. This information will be updated once in-person programming resumes.
Fee: Free
Program dates: This program runs year-round on a cohort basis. Each cohort is 4 – 6 weeks.
Partners: Government of Ontario

Program description

Designed for youth who are new to Canada, this program offers one-on-one counselling and group activities that build connections, including leadership training, homework and arts clubs, organized sports and trips. We also provide English language training.

Program testimonials



“Without WoodGreen, I wouldn't know where I would be. Without all of the people who were and are there to help me learn about life and help me build it as I'm growing, I don't think I would be the same person as I am right now or be in my position in life.”

How you can help

Donations are graciously accepted through the WoodGreen Foundation.

Ready to participate?



Due to COVID-19, in-person services are currently unavailable. The program is being offered virtually and/or by phone.


To learn more, please contact:

Contact information

Lewis Bukenya

Settlement Counsellor

(416) 543-3172


815 Danforth Ave.
Toronto, ON
M4J 1L2


MondayFriday: 9 a.m. 5 p.m.


To accommodate youth participation after school hours, activities may run until 8 p.m. Please contact us for more details.

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