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Organization: YOUCAN - Youth Canada Association  
Phone Numbers: 613-230-1903
Toll-Free: 1-888-496-8226
Fax: 613-235-5801 * 1-877-309-5969
c/o St Paul University
223 Main St
Ottawa, ON
K1S 1C4
Intersection: Lees Ave and Main St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Executives: Dave Farthing - CEO
613-230-1903 ext 6351 *
Contacts: Helen Lawrence - Administrator
613-230-1903 ext 6353 *
Barbara Mitchell - Director of Programming and Development
613-230-1903 ext 6352
Service Description: National organization that works with youth :
  • promote the peaceful resolution of personal, community, and societal conflicts;
  • promote the concepts of non-violence, peer mediation and conflict resolution;
  • establish a Canadian network of peer mediators and youth peace-makers;
  • highlight and affirm the work of peace-makers of all ages, especially that of young Canadians.

Assists youth in exploring the connection between conflict resolution and violence prevention. * Offers training workshops that provide youth with the skills and knowledge to make a real difference in their communities.

Offer youth to youth training in the following areas: conflict resolution * peer helping * youth negotiation * mediation * facilitation * peace circles * cross cultural conflict resolution * youth taking action and Train-the-Trainer

The primary activities undertaken are: training * facilitation * public education and research * workshops and conferences * youth taking action plans * resources * networking

Fees: Service - training for schools, community groups and youth groups are offered at reduced charitable rates
Application: Call to join
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Youth and young adults of the general public ages 12-30
Age: 12.00 - 30.00 years
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: website is offered in French
Area(s) Served:
See Also: Mentoring Programs for Children and Youth

This information was last completely updated on July 20, 2015

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