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Building Relationships

Asset-building in Halton is the foundation of meaningful relationships. It’s the key ingredient to our work with kids, families, communities – and each other. Developmental Assets and Family Assets can be achieved more efficiently, effectively and authentically through relationships.

Young people need adults and peers in their life who express care, challenge growth, provide support, share power and expand possibilities. Strong relationships play an important role in bullying prevention, positive mental health and well-being, youth engagement, social emotional learning, and many other risk and protective factors. More...

Every community benefits from strong and healthy families that have meaningful relationships with each other. Family Assets help families identify what is working and what might need more effort. More…

Developmental Assets is what Halton professionals strive to provide and instill. They are the positive experiences and personal qualities that children and youth need to grow up to be healthy, caring, responsible and productive adults. Learn more about why it works and why OKN adopted it as its framework for positive child and youth development. More…

Need some support bringing the 40 assets to life in your organization? Get inspired by information, resources, tools, tips and local stories. More...