Dryden (City of)

Site: Dryden - Albert St

Service: Making Connections for Children and Youth

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Coordinates an inter agency group of community members that focus on providing financial assistance to children and youth for participation in recreational activities
Ongoing initiatives and projects: 
  • Addressing gaps in services for children and youth in the area 
  • Developing and expanding services available to children and youth in crisis 
  • Establishing a campaign to promote the message of anti violence and positive self esteem 
  • Identifying the need for affordable recreational activities for children and youth  
  • Establishing a central access point to post and announce all activities in Dryden for children and youth
Hours Hours not specified
Areas Served Dryden
  • Children and youth in financial need 
  • Requires referral from community agency or group 
  • Children are allowed to access 1 long term activity per season 
  • Parents are required to ensure that child attends recreational activity regularly
Application Requires submission of completed application by parents; upon approval of financial assistance by committee, parents can register child in recreational activity and show approval letter to the activity provider
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone Children's Resource Centre 807-223-5724
Fax 807-223-5101
E-Mail vshepherd@dryden.ca
Website www.dryden.ca
Primary Contact Jennifer Peekhaus, Manager of Children's Services, City of Dryden, Dryden Children's Resource Centre; Phone: 807-223-5724; Email: jpeekhaus@dryden.ca
Site Location Dryden Children's Resource Centre
Located In Community Dryden
Address 113 Albert St
Dryden, ON P8N 1J1
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Intersection Albert St and Kirkpatrick Ave
Mailing Address c/o Mayor's Committee for Children and Youth
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Funding Grants ; Donations