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CYSNetwork News Exchange – 11/09/15

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS:  United Way of Quinte invites requests for investment.  The three priority pillars are:  All that Kids Can Be, From Poverty to Possibility, and Strong Communities.  Online application opened September 10th, 2015. Deadline is November 2nd, 2015, 4:30pm. Please CLICK HERE for details.

EARLY YEARS UPDATES from Marg Connor, Assistant Deputy Ministry (Acting), Early Years Division were released on September 4th regarding child care and family support programsEnglish and French.  Attachments include “What Providers and Parents Need to Know” – English and French and operator requirements in publicly-funded schools – English and French.

GAMBLING AND ADDICTION, guest speaker extravaganza, a Bancroft Service Provider Gambling and Addiction event on September 30th, 10am-3pm.  Please CLICK HERE for details and registration.

ONTARIO SUPPORTING Community Efforts to Prevent Youth Suicides
Thu, 10 Sep 2015 10:00:00 EST  The province is investing $1.9 million to support youth through its Youth Suicide Prevention Plan. Now in its third year, the plan is helping more families and youth access the supports they need in crisis situations.

OPEN HOUSE:  Family Space Quinte and 100 Station Street businesses celebrate a joint open house on Saturday, September 19th, 10-1pm.  Please share FLYER with colleagues and clients.

PRESENTATION:  “Hanging by a Thread” with Dr. K. Vanier and Dr. M. Chanda, offered by the Belleville General Hospital Foundation and sponsored by Bell, on September 25th, noon-1:30pm at Alhambra in Belleville.  Please CLICK HERE for details.

SAVE THE DATE – September 23rd, 9-10:30am – for a meet and greet breakfast being offered by the Community Services Network Steering Committee at the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board office.  The 2015/16 season will provide front-line staff serving children, youth and families with a series of monthly presentations and opportunities to network and share information about their own organizations.  Please CLICK HERE for flyer.

SAVE THE DATE – October 5th, 7-9pm – and spread the word about a bread and butter debate to be held at St. Matthew’s United Church in Belleville.  Hear what the Federal candidates for the Bay of Quinte riding have to say about issues that affect us every day – income security, food and health security, affordable housing and child care.  Please CLICK HERE for details.

Wendy Anderson, Coordinator, Children and Youth Services Network

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