Peer Project (The)

Youth Assisting Youth

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Description & Services
Description Community-based Peer Mentoring Program * matches youth volunteers, aged 16 to 29, in a one-on-one relationship with children aged 6-15 * at risk or newcomer children * after-school programs * newcomer program helps children with their transition to Canadian culture * volunteer opportunities
Dates January-December
Hours Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm
Accessibility Not Accessible
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 15 year(s) 
children experiencing behavioural, social, emotional and/or cultural difficulties
Location, Telephone & Internet
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Location Greater Toronto Area
Areas Served Greater Toronto Area
Address & Map
5734 Yonge St, Ste 401
Toronto, ON M2M 4E7
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Major Intersection Yonge St / Finch Ave
Office Phone 416-932-1919
Toll Free Phone 1-877-932-1919
Fax 416-932-1924
Contact Information
Primary Contact Paula Da Rocha; Phone: ext 234; Email:
Primary Executive Sally Spencer, Chief Executive Officer
Alternate Executive John Vanrhee, Program Manager
Volunteer Coordinator Paula Da Rocha, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: ext 234
Search Category
Settlement Headings Children and Youth ; Language
Subjects Children ; Family support ; Friendship services ; Immigrants ; Settlement services ; Volunteer opportunities ; Youth
Other Details
Alternate Name YAY
Established 1976
Funding Federal ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees ; Foundation


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