News and Events

The EDI and the Early Years video
The Early Development Instrument team recently released a new video highlighting the EDI and the importance of the early years. The video explains the basics of the EDI and why its collection is so important. 
English version    French version

Our Community Hubs
Our Kids Network's three Community Hubs are located in schools and are within walking distance for most families who are involved. Each of the Hubs has a distinct character that reflects the needs of the families, service partners and community. Click the links for more information about each Hub. Acton    Aldershot    Milton

iParent Database
Info Share Resources for planning and implementing effective programs and services  
Data Portal Your doorway to a large inventory of community level data and information on how to use it.  
OKN Blog
Research, asset-building, relationships and community.
Asset Building Toolkit

Play a role in preventing bullying

OKN Parenting Directory 11-12

Bullying impacts the health and well being of every
child or youth. PREVNet, a national network. News,
events, research and resources to help stop bullying.
OKN Bullying Prevention Literature Review
OKN Bullying Prevention Environmental Scan

“We should always be involved.”

Developmental Assets

Our Kids Network is continually looking for ways to help professionals engage youth in meaningful ways.
The Asset-Building Toolkit has an entire section on Child and Youth Engagement including a continuum for engagement and diagram, created by youth, and a checklist  to assist organizations in engaging youth.

Video: Celebrating Halton Families

Professionals and Research

Families are central to the positive development  of children and youth and are at the heart of thriving communities.
In the video, three families share the joys and struggles of parenting and the challenges they face due to the attitudes and perceptions of society. Video