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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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10 July 2015

Visions Graduation

Visions is a Day Treatment Program offered by Delisle Youth Services in order to help high school students who struggle with conventional education. By accessing alternative learning options, these youth are empowered to explore opportunities for their future as all high school students should. This June we were pleased to graduate a new group of students who benefited […]

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18 June 2015

Uptown Pride 2015 a Success!

We kicked off the #DYSPride celebrations in style today! DYS and Studio staff were joined by youth, Toronto Library staff, and other drop-in visitors to celebrate our LGBTQ+ community the best way we know how: performances, food, and great conversations. We were kept hydrated by our local Starbucks and DAVID’s Tea, and The Vegan Duchess […]

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10 June 2015

In-School Programs at Delisle: A Letter to the Editor from Executive Director Marg Campbell

For years Delisle Youth Services (DYS) has worked in partnership with the Toronto District School Board to make confidential, in-school counselling available to students. Our goal has always been to provide the support young people need to stay in school and graduate alongside their peers, including counselling, group support and advocacy. We have worked with […]

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17 July 2014

Summer Videos

Thanks to a Canada Summer Jobs grant, we have been able to hire youth staff members Maddie and Marc to create videos for Delisle Youth Services. Maddie and Marc are in their fourth week of work and have already exceeded our expectations by creating 4 astounding videos surrounding the topics of mental health stigma and […]

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1 March 2014

Imagine a City

This post was inspired by United Way’s Imagine a City blog and was written by a group of talented and passionate youth members of Delisle Youth Services’ Youth Engagement Committee. ———————————————————————————————————————- Delisle Youth Services has created a safe haven for youth in high schools with their in-school counselling program. Delisle has placed child and youth […]

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