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Working Together

Our Kids Network, as a collective impact network, builds capacity of community organizations that support children, youth and their families.

OKN partners and the community work together towards the Halton 7 population results. OKN supports them by helping to identify and define challenges and opportunities, and building community capacity to leverage knowledge and maximize resources.

Our Kids Network recognizes the critical importance of Truth and Reconciliation for Halton agencies and organizations serving children, youth and families in Halton.OKN is working on an Indigenous Reconciliation Plan that will provide leadership, tools and pathways to improve staff knowledge and reflection. More...

The Early Years Mental Health Toolkit is aimed at building the capacity of service providers to support and promote the mental well-being of infants, young children and their families. The Toolkit includes: an evidence-based Common Message paper, an interactive Community Model of Care as well as resources and tools to support service providers in our community. More…

The OKN Community Hubs, located in Acton, Milton and Aldershot, bring people and organizations together from across Halton Region improving the lives of children, youth and families. Each Hub is located at a school, is managed by a coordinator, and makes services more accessible to neighbourhoods. They all have classroom-sized space for community programs provided by OKN members and other community partners. More...

Based on EDI data and other neighbourhood characteristics, the Early Years Initiative provides the opportunity for local organizations to work together to plan and develop resources that are most needed and supported at the local level to address early childhood development and transition to school. More...

A broad variety of research-based information, ideas, resources and practical tools for use by professionals to help families and each other improve knowledge and skills, and build a strength-based approach to positive parenting. More...

OKN is committed to active and meaningful engagement of youth and adults within youth-serving organisations and communities across Halton. More...