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Partners in Prevention: a symposium for parents and caregivers about keeping young people safe from sexual harm...APRIL 11th, 1:00 to 7:00 p.m.

As a community, one of our best assets in preventing the sexual harm and exploitation of children is to help parents and caregivers be informed and aware. This event will bring together experts and professionals to share information and tips to support parents and those caring for young people in today's sexualized environment. Bring your questions, and


Former NHL player and courageous child advocate, Sheldon Kennedy, will speak in Hamilton on Thursday, March 1 with partial proceeds to benefit THRIVE Child and Youth Services. We are delighted to welcome Mr. Kennedy to Hamilton, and to invite members of our community to attend this public event. The Lead Director of the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre will be visiting Hamilton as the keynote speaker for the Picturing Wellness: From Adversity to Resilience conference taking place March 1


happy holidays

From all of us at THRIVE Child and Youth Trauma Services, a wish for the happiest of holidays and a warm thank you for supporting our work throughout this past year. May the new year ahead be one of peace and prosperity for all in our community, and one that sees thriving children creating thriving communities everywhere.


*Please note that our office will be closing early on December 23th, and will re-open on Monday, January 2, 2017.

The Select Committee on Sexual Violence and Harassment presented its Interim Report to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in June, summarizing testimony of those who informed the Committee and providing background context on the hearings held earlier this year.

The Committee is honoured and encouraged by the reception we have received across the province. Witnesses shared deeply personal information with grace and dignity, in an environment that many people would consider intimidating. The


Thrive Child and Youth Trauma Services

40th Annual General Meeting

Monday, September 28, 2015 4:30 - 5:30 pm

The Spice Factory, 121 Hughson St. North, Hamilton

All are welcome. Please RSVP by Sept. 23rd to (905) 523-1020 ext. 210.

Following a short business meeting, we will hear from guest speaker Louise Murray-Leung, Hamilton Chapter, Parents for Children's Mental Health, and present awards to the newest inductees into our Leaders for Kids circle. Light refreshments will be served.