Each week in May, as part of our Help us Grow Mother’s Day Campaign, we will be featuring all five of our rooms in the Child Development Program. In these blog posts you will meet the “Room Ambassadors”, learn what the infants or toddlers in that room do each day, and learn about some of […]

Each week in May, as part of our Help us Grow Mother’s Day Campaign, we will be featuring all five of our rooms in the Child Development Program. In these blog posts you will meet the “Room Ambassadors”, learn what the infants or toddlers in that room do each day, and learn about some of […]

Each week in May, as part of our Help us Grow Mother’s Day Campaign, we will be featuring all five of our rooms in the Child Development Program. In these blog posts you will meet the “Room Ambassadors”, learn what the infants or toddlers in that room do each day, and learn about some of […]

Free the Children‘s youth event National We Day came to Ottawa again this year, on Wednesday, April 1st at the Canadian Tire Centre. Our valued friends at TELUS were very generous and provided 20 tickets for our students and staff to attend this event, which combines music, dance, keynote speeches and fun for youth ages […]

On Wednesday, April 8, 2015, Youville Centre celebrated The International Day of Pink. Staff and students dressed in their favourite shades of pink and showed their creativity with accessories and decorations. Even the children enjoyed the festive pink hairbands our staff donned for the day. Although it was a fun opportunity to dress up and […]

Hello friends and supporters of Youville Centre! Are you interested in joining the Youville Centre Volunteer Board of Directors? Are you an events or fundraising professional who is looking for a meaningful way to give back to your community? If so, please consider applying to one or both of the positions below. 1) Director of […]

At Youville Centre, we are always so grateful when a community member or group decides to host a third party event so that our young moms and children can benefit. One such event is happening soon, on Saturday, April 11th, 2015 at The Museum of History. The Sparkle Dental Charity Ball will support Youville Centre […]

Youville Centre’s pilot mentorship program is well underway, with semi-monthly lunch and learn events continuing throughout the school year, and nine students who have been matched with mentors enjoying one-on-one lunch meetings. Over the past few months we have enjoyed three Lunch & Learn events at the centre featuring unique topics and special guests. Please […]

Another month of snow and ice also means another fitness field trip centred around winter sports for Youville Centre’s young moms! Recently our students had the opportunity to visit Camp Fortune to ski and snowboard, spent time outside, and enjoy a fun and active field trip. The beautiful, sunny day began with a lesson in […]

In our Fitness Program, we try to take at least one field trip per season, so that our young moms can enjoy an outdoor fitness activity. We also try to choose activities that are low-cost or no-cost, and those that they can continue to enjoy with their children for years to come. This past week […]