CultureLink Settlement and Community Services

Children and Youth Centre

Programs focusing on education, recreation, the arts, employment and volunteerism aiming to prevent social isolation and promote overall health and well-being

Youth In Action/Youth In Arts
  • after school weekly activity programs to establish community connections for newcomer and refugee youth ages 12-24 years
  • Youth in Action promotes healthy lifestyle and cross cultural integration through sports
  • Youth In Arts offers visual arts, digital design and video production workshops
  • group of programs for youth age 13-29 years to support the healthy development of newcomer, out-of-status, LGBTQ, racialized and the underserved
  • settlement services, community engagement, environmental stewardship, nutrition and health, self-defence
  • Global Roots Garden -- intergenerational urban farming program that brings newcomer youth and seniors together to learn and practice gardening, growing food and healthy cooking; snacks and TTC tokens available
  • Newcomer Club: after school program facilitating integration of newcomer students at Etobicoke Collegiate; includes activities such as team building, goal setting; snack provided
  • after-school program for newcomer children ages 6-12 years that helps them integrate to their new communities
  • art activities, homework help, English literacy enrichment, healthy lifestyle choices, leadership and forming a sense of civic pride
Mabelle After-School Program
  • for children ages 6-13 years living in the Toronto Community Housing community of Mabelle
  • indoor and outdoor recreational activities, homework help, nutrition education, and health education; snack provided
Skills for Youth Success (SYS)
  • pre-employment program designed to teach youth ages 15-29 years how to market themselves in today's digital world
  • instruction on building a professional digital profile, creating new media based resumes, developing networking skills, and exploring careers through networking events
Children and youth 6 -29 years who are newcomers or members of a visible minority community

Application Process
Call for appointment or drop in
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Mailing Address
3535 Dundas St W
Toronto, ON, M6S 2S7
American Sign Language, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Czech, English, Farsi, Filipino, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Mandarin, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Tibetan, Urdu, Bhojpuri
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Fully accessible - Designated parking at entrance - wheelchair accessible through rear entrance, enter from Jane Street ; Barrier free washroom
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Last Updated On
August 18, 2023
3535 Dundas St W
Toronto, ON, M6S 2S7
Cross street: Jane St and Dundas St W
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Hours of Operation
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm; some evening programs
Service Area(s)
Greater Toronto Area