Agency Spotlight – Kemptville Youth Centre.

Kemptville Youth Centre (KYC) is a non-profit organization that is all about YOUTH! Kemptville Youth Centre works to provide and engage the youth of their community with opportunities to participate in positive and active life choices through mentoring, social and knowledge-based activities to encourage personal growth. Kemptville is a small community outside Ottawa and the Centre have been huge…

Agency Spotlight – Gifts-In-Kind (Rideau Rockcliffe Community Resource Centre)

Gifts-in-Kind is a program out of the Rideau-Rockcliffe Community Service Centre. They work with private donors, businesses, government agencies and community organizations to donate material goods to those who need it (ex. surplus office supplies or furniture, new clothing, etc.). The Gifts-in-Kind program fits perfectly with what Kids Up Front’s mandate which is why we feel…

Agency Spotlight – Emily Murphy Non-Profit Housing Corporation.

Emily Murphy Non-Profit Housing Corporation is a housing support service that works in a community of single parents, including youth who are parenting, and they provide support and affordable housing to those living in Blackburn-Hamlet area of Ottawa. Emily Murphy Non-Profit Housing provides onsite support for those living in this community, from informal counselling/drop in…

Agency Spotlight – Confederation Court Community House

This week in our Agency Spotlight, we want to highlight one of our community house partnerships – Confederation Court Community House.  Starting in 1968, Confederation Court provides place-based programs, social services and community engagement opportunities directly in the heart of their community. Confederation Court is a part of Ottawa Community Housing, which we are currently partnered…

Agency Spotlight – Children At Risk!

Children at Risk is a charitable organization that works to provide services to families who have children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Children At Risk works towards three main goals; increasing public awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorders and provide support to families, advocate for families at a municipal, provincial and national level, as well as creates…

Agency Spotlight – A New Day!

A New Day is a charitable organization that works to provide a safe, non-judgmental restorative residential program to enhance the lives of sex trafficked youth and young adults. A New Day focuses on survivors needs and interests, and provides individuals with empathetic, consistent support, trauma-informed care and viable opportunities for positive change.   Kids Up Front Ottawa proudly works with 88 child-serving…