Bronte Youth Centre is NOW OPEN on Mondays!
Check us out 3:30-8 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
Y.A.R.D. Youth in Active Recreational Development – January 7-April 1
Youth in Active Recreational Development is a pre-registered 12-week program for youth with special needs (ages 13-21) in a safe recreational setting. Join us every Tuesday night, 5-8 p.m., for supervised programs and activities. Support workers are welcome! For more information, view/download the program brochure (pdf, 296 kB).
Y.A.R.D. Plus – Saturdays at QEPCCC starts again on February 1!
Just like your favorite Y.A.R.D. program, with a kick! Y.A.R.D Plus also includes swimming and indoor/outdoor active games every Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a pre-registered program for youth ages 13-21 who have special needs. Support workers are welcome! For more information, view/download the program brochure (pdf, 296 kB). The winter session ends March 8.
Programs and services
The Town of Oakville offers several programs, training and volunteer opportunities for youth ages 13 to 19. We also operate three youth centres. Youth in Grades 6-10 are welcome at QEPCCC.
The Town of Oakville’s youth centres are positive, comfortable and safe places for youth to hang out – and they're free! Each centre offers:
- Homework help
- Video games
- Resume writing
- Movie nights
- Job searching
- On-site library
- Opportunities to earn volunteer hours
Centre staff can also provide youth with referrals to other agencies. Please see below for a list of community resources.
For information on the Oakville Public Library Youth Programs visit the Oakville Public Library site.
Youth Gaming Party rentals available!
Bronte Youth Centre is the place to celebrate! Book a two-hour Youth Gaming Party (ages 10+) for 10 guests on Saturday or Sunday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for just $191. Email email@example.com or call 905-582-3592 for more information.
Following are some key phone numbers and links to organizations that offer support services in a variety of areas. Download the complete Youth Services list (pdf, 343 kB) from Halton Region.
Danielle's Place (Eating Disorder Support and Resource Centre) – 1-866-277-9959
Drug and Alcohol Helpline – 1-800-565-8603
Halton Family Services – 905-845-3811
Halton Region Pregnancy Support – Dial 311 or 1-866-442-5866
Halton Women's Place – 905-332-7892
Kids Help Phone (24 hours) – 1-800-668-6868
Legal Aid – 1-800-668-8258
Lesbian/Gay/Bi/Trans Youth Line – 1-800-268-9688
Oakville Distress Centre – 905-849-4541
Ontario Works (help with cost of living) – Dial 311 or 1-866-442-5866
ROCK (Reach Out Centre for Kids) – 905-878-9785
SAVIS (Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services of Halton) 24 hour help line – 905-875-1555
Sexual Health Clinics, including Health @ 232 in Oakville – 905-825-6000, ext. 6065
Volunteer Halton – 905-878-0955