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

Nichole

Client

“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?

Registration

 

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

 

Please register online here.

 

To learn more, please contact:

Contact information

Lewis Bukenya

Settlement Counsellor

(416) 543-3172
bukenya@woodgreen.org

Nadjib Alaymar

Manager, Newcomer Wellness

(416) 405-5128
nalamyar@woodgreen.org

Location

815 Danforth Ave.
Toronto, ON
M4J 1L2

Hours

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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