Ontario is helping young people currently in and leaving the care of Children's Aid Societies (CAS) transition to adulthood and succeed.
Ontario has appointed a new council to help remove barriers for people with disabilities.
Ontario is working with First Nations, Métis, Inuit and urban Aboriginal peoples to transform services to better meet the needs of Aboriginal children and young people.
As of December 18, 2012, Ontario will update the Special Diet Allowance program to include people on social assistance who have Prader-Willi Syndrome or unintended weight loss due to chronic renal failure.
Ontario will help municipalities deliver housing and homelessness programs through additional one-time assistance in 2013-14.
Ontario has helped 40,000 children and their families get out of poverty since 2008, despite a climate of global economic uncertainty.
Ontario is creating a new expert committee to help ensure that children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder get the right supports and treatment.
Today, John Milloy, Minister of Community and Social Services, issued the following statement to commemorate International Day of Persons with Disabilities:
Ontario is helping about 60 young people in Ottawa gain valuable skills and experience through after-school jobs in policing during the next school year.
Ontario is adding more than 80 new mental health and addictions workers across the province to help almost 4,000 Aboriginal children and young people get better access to culturally appropriate mental health and addictions services.
Ontario is increasing access to culturally-appropriate mental health and addictions services for Aboriginal children and young people in the Ring of Fire communities through new mental health and addictions workers.