CYHN Meeting Funding Available

posted Nov 19, 2015, 3:30 PM by Leah Ashford

The Child and Youth Health Network would like parents to know that they have opened up 6 spots for this event and that they will fund the parent (driver) and the vehicle if they would like to go...please call Jenny at 250-538-4880 to inquire. 

On December 2nd please join us for the morning at Royal Roads University for a meeting of the Child & Youth Health Network, a Collective Impact initiative in the capital region:

This meeting will be fun & interactive. It will include:

  • A keynote address on Youth Connectedness & Youth Mental Health by Annie Smith, Executive Director of the McCreary Centre Society;
  • A short presentation on Early Childhood and Connectedness by Richard Stanwick, Chief Medical Health Officer for Island Health;
  • Discussion about 'Connectedness' as the Child & Youth Health Network's proposed population-level outcome;
  • Networking & other opportunities to get involved~.

Our current partners include:

  • Government: Island Health; Capital Regional District; Ministry of Children & Family Development; School Districts (SD61-64);
  • Recreation: Oak Bay Recreation; Saanich Parks and Recreation; SEAPARC; Westshore Parks and Recreation;
  • Local Funders: Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island; Horner Foundation; Victoria Foundation;
  • Neighbourhood Houses: Saanich Neighbourhood Place; Quadra Village; Community Centre; Burnside Gorge Community Centre; Sooke Family Resource Society; James Bay Community Project;
  • Non-profit organizations: International Institute for Child Rights and Development; Young Parents Support Network; Spectrum Job Search Society; Island Sexual Health;
  • Postsecondary: The School of Child & Youth Care; Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia; Centre for Youth and Society;
  • Community Members: Youth, Families and others with lived experience.
  • And you~!

Sign up here:

Tickets are free (or $20, for those with a pro-d budget).

Petra Chambers-Sinclair MA

Coordinator, Child & Youth Health Network Collective Impact initiative

Innovation & Development Coordinator/Family Support Worker

Young Parents Support Network

3100 Tillicum Road, Victoria BC V9A-6T2