News and Events

May 5 to 11, 2014 is Children’s Mental Health Week. Talk about it! Help promote positive health and reduce the stigma for Halton children and youth. Learn more about mental health and how to make a difference at these events for families and professionals.

Ever wonder about the demographics in Halton neighbourhoods or how make a decision about where to put a program?
New videos tell the story behind the numbers!
ROCK Reach Out Centre for Kids used the the OKN Data Portal to help make decisions about program delivery and location.The Milton Parks and Rec team used it to better reach their target audience! Watch the videos.

iParent Database

Easy, online access to over 130 programs
and workshops on parenting children of all ages
and stages. Try Halton iparent and then give us your feedback so we can improve.


Data PortalSearch data, create maps or add your own data right now!

Take some time to learn more about how to use the OKN Data Portal, OKN research and other types of resources..


Parenting kids 10 to 16-years-old

OKN Parenting Directory 11-12

VIDEOS: A New Kind of Parenting
New ways to nurture and maintain positive, supportive relationships with children as they become teenagers.
Learn more about parenting

Developmental Assets

Developmental Assets

Developmental Assets® are 40 positive experiences and personal qualities that children and youth need to grow up healthy, caring, and responsible.

Learn more


Professionals and Research

Our Kids Network is dedicated to giving family members the resources, services and encouragement to raise responsible, caring kids.  On the Families page you'll find ideas and practical tools to improve knowledge and skills, and build a positive strength-based approach to positive parenting.