As a backbone organization, our roles include research, capacity building, system planning, government relations and youth engagement. Our current areas of focus include:

  • Leading high-quality, reliable and collaborative research about the children, youth and families that live in Peel region
  • Facilitating Success By 6 Peel, the long-standing planning table for the early years in Peel
  • Acting as the backbone for Peel’s Recreation and After School Strategy, now in its fourth year, including building the capacity for self-regulation training in Peel
  • Building on the work of Peel’s System Integration Framework for Children and Youth (0-24) to play an important role in Peel’s Community Planning
  • Facilitating the PCYI Youth Advisory Council to ensure that the voices of young people are woven through all of our work