Providing free help for Quinte area teens and young adults.

March 24, 2016
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Closed for Easter

We will be closed for Easter Friday March 25th, 2016 and Monday March 28th, 2016.

February 18, 2016
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Free Workshops in Prince Edward County

February 3, 2016
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Alone Time Is Good For Us, Research Says

This article is fantastic.  Take time for yourself.  Be alone. It is good for you. Communication Happiness Motivation by Amanda Richardson   Our world is more hyper-connected than ever. We have smartphones, tablets, iPods, laptops, and a few of us …

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January 26, 2016
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Be nice to our young workers

This is a wonderful article that if it does not bring you to tears it will sure make you rethink how you act the next time you come across a young worker!  Excellent article, Megan!  It’s something that needs to …

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January 15, 2016
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10 Secrets to Sounding Super Confident

Sarah gives some good advice! by Sarah Landrum Career Advice July 13, 2015 If confidence could be bottled, it would be an overnight sensation. Confidence is a trait we admire in others and lament the absence of in ourselves. But …

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January 7, 2016
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Mental Health Matters: 8 Stigmatizing Phrases to Stop Using

May 7, 2015 • By GoodTherapy.org Staff According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as many as one in five Americans will experience a mental health issue at some point in their lives. Of the nearly 60 …

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Privacy Policy

Our Commitment

Youthab is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of its employees, members, clients and other stakeholders. We value the trust of those we deal with, and of the public, and recognize that maintaining this trust requires that we be transparent and accountable in how we treat the information that you choose to share with us.

During the course of our various projects and activities, we frequently gather and use personal information. Anyone from whom we collect such information should expect that it will be carefully protected and that any use of or other dealing with this information is subject to consent. Our privacy practices are designed to achieve this.

Defining Personal Information

Personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual. This information can include an individual’s opinions or beliefs, as well as facts about, or related to, the individual. Exceptions: business contact information and certain publicly available information, such as names, addresses and telephone numbers as published in telephone directories, are not considered personal information.

Where an individual uses his or her home contact information as business information as well, we consider that the contact information provided is business contact information and is not therefore, subject to protection as personal information.

Privacy Practices

Personal information gathered by our organization is kept in confidence. Our staff is authorized to access personal information based only on their need to deal with the information for the reason(s) for which it was obtained. Safeguards are in place to ensure that the information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was gathered. We also take measures to ensure the integrity of this information is maintained and to prevent its being lost or destroyed.

We collect, use and disclose personal information only for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in light of the circumstances. We routinely offer individuals we deal with the opportunity to opt not to have their information shared for the purpose beyond those for which it was explicitly collected.

Website and Electronic Commerce

We use password protocols and encryption software to protect personal and other information we receive when a product or service is requested and/or paid for online. Our software is routinely updated to maximize protection of such information.

Updating of Privacy Policy

We regularly review our privacy practices for our various activities, and update our policy.

Contact Information

Questions, concerns or complaints relating to the Youthab’s privacy policy on the treatment of personal information should be emailed to: tedp@youthab.ca, Attention: Privacy officer or call Ted Parker at 613-969-0830 Ext 236.

Cookies

Some Government of Ontario websites use cookies. Cookies are generally used to make it more convenient for users to move around our websites. If you choose, they may be used to ‘remember’ your password and make it easier and faster to log-in to certain sites. These types of cookies need to be stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies used by the government are encrypted to make the information in cookies unreadable to anyone except the government organization with which you are dealing.

Important Notices

Some of our websites link to other sites created and maintained by other public and/or private sector organizations. We provide these links solely for your information and convenience. When you link to an outside website, you are leaving a Government of Ontario website and our information management policies no longer apply.

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Accessibilty

Youth Habilitation Quinte Inc. (Youthab) strives to provide its services in a way that respects the dignity and independence of individuals with disabilities. Youthab is committed to giving individuals with disabilities the same opportunity to access service by allowing them to benefit from the same service, in the same place and in a similar way as other individuals. Youthab endeavours to provide accessibility and accommodation as prescribed in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Youthab’s commitment and framework to meeting the needs of people with disabilities by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility requirements under the AODA is outlined in the following documents:

 

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