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In keeping with our commitment to sharing information, experiences, and expertise, Durham’s Children and Youth Planning Network is dedicated to providing families with access to resources, trainings, tools, and services to encourage children, youth and families to support them to reach their full potential.

All resources displayed on this website are for informational purposes only. Treatment advice, including assessment, should only be provided and/or performed by trained professionals.

To find programs and services in Durham Region, explore 211 Ontario and Information Durham.

Kids Help Phone (1-800-668-6868) is a free, anonymous and confidential phone and on-line professional counselling service for kids, youth and young adults.  Kids Help Phone can help with big or small concerns. 24/7. 365 days a year.  


For services for children up to 12, the Region of Durham, Children's Services Division provide the following resources:

       Child Care Directory and Program Locator  

       The Funding Guide for Young Children and Families  

       Family and Child Support Services Agency Listing   

The Durham Immigration Portal is a one-stop, community-based immigration web portal, designed to welcome, support, attract and retain skilled newcomers, newcomer entrepreneurs, businesses and other new Canadians to our Region.  


Services for children, youth and families may receive funding from a Ontario Ministry.  For information on the Mandate Letters of the Ministries, please visit the Ontario Government website.