WoodGreen offers social, recreational and mental health services designed by and for young people. We provide youth with the support to find housing, financial counselling, wellness programs, education and employment opportunities.
Newcomer Youth Settlement
Designed for youth who are new to Canada, this program offers recreational, skill-building and mental health services, working with young newcomers as they make friends and settle into their new home.
A free, five-week training program for youth interested in a career in arts and technology. Participants learn the basics of video and photo editing, then design a social media campaign with instructor support.
This VFX training program is designed to give Black youth a competitive edge as they launch careers in digital compositing. Over 23 weeks, participants gain the knowledge and experience necessary to find post-production work. Training includes a six-week paid internship.
Black youth (age 21 – 29) living in the Greater Toronto Area
Rites of Passage is a guided process supporting Black youth (age 12 – 24) as they transition into adulthood. Our African-oriented approach emphasizes cultural and community connections and nurtures a greater sense of purpose, responsibility and resilience.
The Youth Wellness Centre is a welcoming and inclusive space offering a range of services, including financial counselling, settlement programs, mental health support and access to community-based services to find supportive housing and employment opportunities.
A transitional program for young people aging out of foster care. Co-designed by youth with lived experience in the child welfare system, Free 2 Be offers dedicated support to identify, secure and sustain affordable housing, access to financial subsidies and financial literacy training, mental health support and resources to identify employment opportunities.
A free, three-week training opportunity for workers interested in a career in customer service. The program includes employment counselling and job matching for positions in banking, insurance, fundraising or digital marketing.
Individuals who are unemployed, underemployed or laid off due to COVID-19