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Home for the Holidays

On any given night in Canada, around 6,000 youth are homeless. As the temperatures across the country drop for the winter season, concern for these youth grows.

For over 46 years, Operation Come Home has been helping homeless youth get back home through the Reunite program. OCH staff work to counsel both youth and guardians, and they provide a national network of support as the youth travel back to

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Symposium Wrap Up! Seniors and Intergenerational Programs

On April 26, 2017, Measuredoutcome.org brought together a diverse group of dedicated seniors and youth program providers and advocates to connect and share ideas, and to celebrate the launch our latest report, focusing on low-income seniors in Canada.

The morning was engaging and dynamic, and we would like to extend a huge thank you to all of the agencies who presented and to everyone who came to share

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The Case for Intergenerational Programs

“Somehow we have to get older people back close to growing children if we are to restore a sense of community, a knowledge of the past, and a sense of the future.” – Margaret Mead

It has only been recently that North Americans have segregated communities based on age. Historically, most cultures can trace traditions in which youth care for elders and elders provide vital care-giving and mentoring roles

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