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26 May 2016

Delisle Youth Gallery 2016: Reflections of the Modern Mind

Art has the power to bring people together – and this year’s Delisle Youth Gallery exhibition, Reflections of the Modern Mind, was an event to remember for the whole community! The Delisle Youth Gallery is a youth run, for youth art exhibition that takes place each April. This year, we had a group of 10 […]

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6 January 2016

Delisle’s Harm Reduction Bulletin

DYS loves Harm Reduction education! So what is Harm Reduction? One one level, Harm Reduction is a pragmatic, non-judgemental set of strategies to reduce individual and community harm caused by drug use.  It focuses on reducing harm in incremental steps and may or may not include abstinence as one of those steps.   On another level, […]

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5 October 2015

Experiences With The Studio

The Studio is one of Delisle’s most popular services. It’s a safe place where youth aged 13-21 can hang out in the evenings to socialize with peers, prepare and eat freshly cooked meals, and enjoy hobbies or games – there’s even an onsite recording studio! Three youths who regularly visit The Studio recently worked on a planning committee for […]

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29 September 2015

Delisle Youth Services 43rd AGM

Our 43rd Annual General Meeting was a great success. Highlights of the meeting included our wonderful keynote speakers and award-winners. Speaker Highlights   Dr. Peter Szatmari shared his perspectives on child and youth mental health as a seasoned professional in the field. His insightful speech put Canada’s efforts in a global context, and inspired attendees to apply […]

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8 September 2015

Learn From our Summer Students

Check out these four videos created by our talented summer students, Marc and Shayna. They’ll help you learn a little more about trans youth, bust a mental health myth, and hear about some of the services here at DYS: In I AM ME: The Lives of 4 Trans Youth, Jhun, Christopher, Leo, and Rachel share their opinions […]

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20 July 2015

DYS Volunteers Win Awards

Three of our volunteers were recently recognized for their outstanding dedication to the Delisle Youth Services community. Chelsea Davies-Kneis, Rebecca Magnus, and Linda Tyndall received Outstanding Volunteer Awards from the City of Toronto, which honour exceptional volunteers in the Eglinton-Lawrence area. The awards were formally distributed by M.P.P Mike Colle at a ceremony in June. We […]

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