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Must-watch video: Powerful personal stories of Halton Families
We believe that families are central to the positive development and success of children and youth and are also at the heart of safe and thriving communities. In this new video three families talk about their unique lives and address the question of what makes a family. They share their stories on the joys and struggles of parenting and some of the challenges they face due to the attitudes and perceptions of society. Watch the video.    Media release.

Looking forward to 2015 and to making a difference for children, youth and their families!
As 2014 comes to a close, we are recognized as a community that is well-mobilized, intentional, and strategic in working toward our common vision of All Children Thrive. In our year-end report, you can take in the large scope of all the amazing work that is supporting children, youth and their families. 2014 Report
                           

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Video: Celebrating Halton Families

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Families are central to the positive development  of children and youth and are at the heart of thriving communities.
In the video, three families talk about their lives and the question of what makes a family. They share joys and struggles of parenting and challenges they face due to the attitudes and perceptions of society. Video