1. Community Blog

    It’s Go Time, Pathstone wants you to take The 5Five5 Challenge!

    On the 5th day of the 5th month, Pathstone Foundation kicked off a new interactive campaign to raise vital funds in support of children’s mental health through and beyond the COVID-19 crisis. With the cancellation of dozens of community events due to the pandemic, we are estimating a financial loss...
  2. Community Blog

    Contact Niagara is Here to Help, and Our Services are Open!

    Contact Niagara remains open during the COVID-19 pandemic. We provide information, intake and referrals for publicly funded services for children and youth who may be experiencing emotional, behavioural or developmental concerns. Whether you have a diagnosis or not – we are here to answer your questions and provide service and...
  3. Partners & Projects

    Niagara Children’s Planning Council

    The Niagara Children’s Planning Council (NCPC) mission is to ensure children in Niagara receive the best start in life. Niagara Children’s Planning Council Vision: • Niagara – a community that ensures every child will reach optimal potential through cooperative investment in the Early Years. • All children in the Niagara region...
  4. Resources & Publications

    Niagara Children’s Planning Council Community Connections

    During uncertain times due to COVID-19, the Niagara Children’s Planning Council (NCPC) wants to stay connected to its members and their community. In late March 2020, the NCPC began sharing inspiring information and resources with its members, for the purpose of supporting each other and helping families. NCPC leaders encourage...
  5. Resources & Publications

    Canadian Kids Need to Move More to Boost Their Brain Health: 2018 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

    The 2018 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth includes an Expert Statement on Physical Activity and Brain Health in Children and Youth, based on the findings of a team of experts in paediatric neuroscience and exercise science. There are important connections between the health of the...
  6. Community Blog

    Youth Across Niagara Gain Access to Free Mental Health Services in Their Own Backyard

    Over the summer of 2019, Pathstone Mental Health has been busy working with communities across the Niagara region, resulting in the creation of eight Hear & Now Walk In Clinics. These clinics, operated by Pathstone, offer one-on-one mental health counselling for children and youth up to age 18 and their...
  7. Resources & Publications

    Family and Children’s Services (FACS) Niagara 2018-19 Annual Report

    A brief report with stories and statistics outlining the 2018-19 experience for FACS Niagara in terms of service to the Niagara community. This report highlights data about fostering and adopting, referrals and investigation, the Family Enrichment program and other support services, volunteers, and supporting youth in the transition to living...
  8. Resources & Publications

    Canadian Income Survey, 2017

    This brief includes 2017 specific to the key areas: A strong labour market and an increase in child benefits drive growth in the income of working-age families Incomes of senior families have risen steadily since 2012 Poverty rates decline in 2017 The Low Income Measure declines overall, especially for children After-tax income...
  9. Resources & Publications

    Health Statistics for Niagara

    This site includes a collection of statistics on health topics and progress status for program and service delivery. Topics include: Behaviours Cancer Child Health Demographics Infectious Diseases Injuries Maternal and Newborn Health Opiods Substance Use Published By: Niagara Region
  10. Resources & Publications

    The National Report of the First Nations Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey

    The First Nations Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey (FNREEES, or REEES) was created to address a long-standing data gap that existed around early childhood education and development, youth employment and education, adult employment and education, and labour-market conditions in First Nations communities. Launched in 2013, the REEES was...

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