Youth (12-17 years)

The WOCRC has a dynamic and vibrant range of services to benefit youth ages 12-17 and their families.

From youth groups and workshops to counselling, clinics and presentations, we offer exciting opportunities for youth to connect with their friends, access support, learn new skills, build confidence, make lasting friendships and contribute positively to life in our community through volunteerism.

Please check out details of the WOCRC’s services for youth and their families below. You can also call our Youth Community Developer at 613-591-3686 for registration and more information.

Programs & Services

Youth Issues & Resources

The Library section at features a vast array of informative and useful fact sheets about issues affecting today’s youth. Topics featured on this extensive site include: Alcohol and Substance Use Anxiety Attention Deficit Disorder Autistic Disorder Bullying Depression Eating Disorders GLBTTQ Issues Medication Information Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Self-Harm Behaviours Stress Suicide Another useful local resource is the…

Youth Engagement

Do you have a great idea for a project but need some help bringing it to life? Are you looking to get in touch with other youth leading change in your city? Are you looking for money to start a community project? Our youth workers and counsellors might be able to help! For more information,…

Queerios LGBTQ+*

Queerios is a drop-in program for youth 12-17 who identify as LGBTQ+. Like The Zone, it has a focus on social activities, positive mental health, skill-building, and connecting youth to resources in their community.

The ZONE Youth Drop-In

The ZONE is a unique space just for youth aged 12-17 to meet new people and try new activities. Youth and their families can get connected to community resources and services. Facilitated programs on Mondays from 5-9 p.m.