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Ontario Association of Young Parent Agencies

Promotes optimal mental health for all young parents, their infants, and children across Ontario through advocacy, education, and support.

serving infants, children, and young parents - together


The Ontario Association of Young Parent Agencies’ (OAYPA) mission is to work together to champion a comprehensive system of prevention, early intervention, and treatment services meeting the needs of adolescent mother, their infants and children across Ontario through:

  • Collaborating, educating and advocating to provide exceptional services to obtain optimal Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health and optimal Mental Health for young parents
  • The provision of a forum for service providers
  • The provision of professional support and knowledge exchange

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