The Ottawa Child and Youth Initiative - Growing Up Great works together to foster the healthy development of all children and youth through research, advocacy and program development.


Our vision is for children and youth in Ottawa to have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Thank You

Merci à notre commanditaire Prévention du crime Ottawa pour supporter les heures critiques - La communauté de pratique des clubs de devoirs.


Proudly funded by Crime Prevention Ottawa in support of The Critical Hours - Homework Club Community of Practice.

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We submitted our Positive Relationships video to the Canadian Institute of Health Research IHDCYH Talks Video Competition hoping to get a grant for our research improving the health of children, youth, and their families!

Winners are chosen based on public votes so please like our video & share!

The deadline for submitting nominations has passed.

Have a nominee in mind? Click the button below to view the different awards categories and fill out our online nomination form. Nomination forms are due by 4:00pm on Monday, November 6th 2017 in order to have your nominee considered for an award.