The Dreams to Memories Foundation assists terminally ill parents with children under 15 (and living in the same home) with an opportunity to have a family last wish experience. Application form is available on their website.
EatRight Ontario gives free health eating advice and fact sheets on digestive health. You can speak to a Registered Dietitian for nutrition advice.
Every1Games aims to assist neurodivergent and autistic youth develop the social, professional and technical skills required for the transition into adulthood, postsecondary education and careers in the growing interactive digital media industry. Services include game design programs and workshops, fun social events and tutoring
The Family Mental Health Support Network offers free workshops that focus on helping caregivers understand mental illness, treatments and what mental health services are available in the Niagara region.
Jumpstart is a community-based charitable program that helps kids ages 4 to 18 in financial need participate in organized sport and recreation such as hockey, soccer and swimming. Parents or guardians must apply on behalf of their child(ren).
Healthy Smiles Ontario is a government-funded dental program that provides free preventive, routine, and emergency dental services for children and youth 17 years old and under from low-income households.
Homework Help provides free online math tutoring, available for students in grades 7-10.
Kidsport Niagara a regional chapter of KidSport Ontario, a national registered charity. They give grants that put kids into sports activities. Eligible families can apply by completing a grant application.
Kids Help Phone for ages 20 & under. Free, 24/7. Anonymous & confidential. Non-judgmental.
The Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region offers programs for children and youth who have undiagnosed/diagnosed learning disabilities/ADHD
Mad Science of Niagara gets kids excited about science through hands-on inquiry based programming around the expectations of the Ontario curriculum. Grades K-8.
Murphy's Kids offers free boxing lessons to children ages 8-18 from single parent homes.
Victim Services Niagara: resources available for those who are experiencing violence or abuse
CMHA Niagara: providing mental health programs and services to assist individuals 16 years and older with their short and long-term mental health goals. We assist those with early signs of mild to moderate unwellness, those with more severe daily living impacts, those with diagnosable mental illness and those recovering from mental illness.
Music Gives Movement. The Niagara Conservatory of Music helps provide music lessons to children from across the Niagara region who otherwise wouldn't be given the opportunity. They have teamed up with ProKids, an organization affiliated with the YMCA that funds extra-curricular activities for families that are in need. Through the partnership, the Conservatory assists in the payment of music lessons to those that express an interest and are eligible.
Niagara Region Community Services includes children's services and homelessness services.
Niagara Region Public Health for school health topics.
Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) lowers electricity bills for lower-income households. The OESP provides a monthly credit to eligible customers based on household income and household size. The OESP credits are applied directly to eligible customers’ bills.
Renewed Computer Technology provides quality renewed computers for an affordable fee to help lower-income students and their families meet their educational and career goals.
COAST: provides outreach and support to Niagara residents who are in crisis with mental health issues.
Our vision is a community where every student has access to all of the enriching opportunities school life offers.