Children Youth

Front-Line Networks and Inter-Services Groups

To support organizations providing services to children, youth and families in Hastings-Prince Edward, here is a list of informal front-line networks and inter-services groups that meet to network and share information about programs and services, training, referral processes, resources and more – over a cup of coffee or lunch.  Please let me know if there are any groups that have been missed.


Soccer Ball

Belleville After Hours Emergency Services Networking Group

When:  3rd or 4th Tuesday of the month from 9 to 10:30am

Where:  Salvation Army Church, 161 Bridge Street West, Belleville

Contact:  Carmela Ruberto at



Centre Hastings

biking boy

Centre Hastings Inter-Services Group

When:  3rd Tuesday of the month from 12 noon to 1:30pm

Where:  Hastings County Community and Human Services, 56 Russell Street North, Madoc

Contact:  Reta Sheppard at



Hastings and Prince Edward

children on dock

Community Services Network

When:  4th Wednesday of the month from 9 to 10:30am.

Note:   No meetings in June, July, August and December

Where:  Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, 56 Ann Street, Belleville

Contact:  Julie K London at

CLICK HERE for a copy of their 2016-17 schedule of presenters



North Hastings

girl and boy lookout

Bancroft Inter-Services Group

When:  2nd Tuesday of the month from 12 noon to 1:30pm

Where:  Hastings Centennial Manor Auditorium, 1M Manor Lane, Bancroft

Contact:  Mabel McLellan at


Child and Youth Networking Group

When:  1st Wednesday of the month from 8:30am to 10am

Where:  Rotating Locations

Contact:  Niki Braybrook at


Maynooth Inter-Services Group

When:  Twice a year

Where:  Hastings Highlands Library, 33011 Highway 62 North, Maynooth

Contact:  Anne-Marie Murphy at



Prince Edward County

children beach

Prince Edward Inter-Services Group

When:  Three to four times a year

Where:  Varies

Contact:  Debbie MacDonald Moynes at


Family Enrichment Network

When:  Every other month on a Wednesday morning

Where:  Community Living Prince Edward, 67 King Street, Picton

Contact:  Marie Watson at



Quinte West

girl skiing

Quinte West Networking Group

When:  1st Thursday of the month from 9 to 10:30am

Where:  Salvation Army, 244 Dundas Street East, Trenton

Contact:  Reta Sheppard at



No Wrong Door Philosophy and Practice

For those of you looking for on-line resources to assist you with information and referral across our service system, please visit the NO WRONG DOOR tab at the top of this page.  In particular, I wish to draw your attention to the Service Referral Guide by Function and Red Card for Youth, created by our Network to help front-line service providers easily find sector leaders to navigate those critical connections for children, youth and families more efficiently and effectively.

Wendy Anderson, Coordinator, Children and Youth Services Network

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