Building Character. Building Strength. Building Hope.

Building Character. Building Strength. Building Hope.

Building Character. Building Strength. Building Hope.

Character Community:

Building a safe, inclusive and connected York Region. Empowering young people to overcome barriers and become community leaders. Inspiring seniors to connect with their community.

Our Programs

Slap Shot Hockey Program

Reducing social isolation and building self-esteem in young people facing barriers through sport.

Music Alive Program

Building confidence, stronger peer relationships and promoting collaboration in young people through character in the arts.

Youth Social Justice Days Program

Empowering youth with the tools to make positive character decisions leading to greater civic engagement.

CC Seniors Task Force Program

Building strong positive connections with peers and increasing social inclusion levels for seniors through community building activities.


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In 2019, we delivered our programs to 13,614 children,  youth and seniors across York Region


Or by program:



        284                         12,302                                608                                        420                           Grades 4-6                     Students All Ages                               Grades 6-8                                          Older Adults (55+)

This Remembrance Day we honour all of the men, women and families who served our country and made the ultimate sacrifice so that we could have the freedom we enjoy today. Thank you for your service. We will never forget you.