Online Community for Newcomer Youth

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NewYouth.ca presents a variety of resources for young newcomers to Ontario. The site offers material that is written in language that is easy to understand on topics such as daily living, immigration, school work and employment. Newyouth.ca gives youth a place to ask questions and obtain accurate information. The site uses multimedia technology and online social media to link up with young newcomers. NewYouth.ca can be found on Facebook, twitter (@newcomeryouth) and YouTube (Newcomeryouth). A bi-monthly newsletter is also available on the site. Find out more about the online community for youth at NewYouth.ca.

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South Grey Bruce Youth Literacy Council

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The South Grey Bruce Youth Literacy Council is a community based organization that supports youth literacy in the Grey Bruce region. The aim of the group, is to support students and their families to improve reading, writing, speaking and math skills. One of the services that the Council delivers is tutoring to school age children. Their trained volunteer tutors work one-on-one with both parents and children. To acquire a tutor, students must be referred by a teacher or a parent. The tutors meet with students at locations that are convenient for the family such as schools, libraries, student’s homes or at their office, located in Hanover. To find out more about the organization check out their website at Youth Literacy Council. The South Grey Bruce Youth Literacy Council staff can be contacted by email at info@sgbyouthliteracy.org or by phone at 519-364-0008.