Lowe’s Canada Heroes Campaign - Youthab

Youthab has been selected as this year's recipient for the Belleville Lowe's Heroes campaign! For the month of September, all donations made at our Local Lowe's checkout will go to Youthab! For every $2 raised through in-store fundraising, Lowe’s Canada will match 50 percent of all donations up to $2000 per store. Thank you so much for your support!  https://www.lowes.ca/heroes...


Summer Cooling Stations are OPEN in Belleville

Looking to escape the heat this summer? The Belleville Public Library and Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre are public cooling stations! The Belleville Public Library 254 Pinnacle Street in the downtown core Monday-Thursday 9:30AM – 8:00PM Friday 9:30AM – 5:00PM Saturday 9:30AM – 5:30PM Sunday 1:00PM – 5:00PM Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre 265 Cannifton...


CALLING ALL YOUTH LEADERS

Have you heard about the upcoming Youth2Youth Summit this September 27th? It is a free summit that aims to connect youth! United Way is currently recruiting youth ambassadors (age 14 - 24)  to contribute in the planning of the youth summit. If you, or any youth you know may be interested, please contact: youth2youth@unitedwayhpe.ca United Way is able to offer some assistance with commuting to these...


Bay of Quinte residents to benefit from $1,273,045 in new funding for mental health programs

Ontario is providing new funding for mental health and addictions services in Hastings and Prince Edward counties! Youthab is very grateful to be receiving funding that will go towards our Transition Home Program.   MONDAY, MAY 13, 2019 Bay of Quinte – Local MPP, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and, Trade and Government House Leader Todd Smith joined with local service providers...


Tips for Wellness in the Workplace

A lot of our young life is looking forward to the future, moving out on our own and working in a career we love. Getting through school is a great accomplishment and needs to be celebrated, but it’s good to remember that next step where you’re supposed to find the “perfect job” is almost as attainable as finding a unicorn. This isn’t pessimistic; this is the reality of...


Want to discover (or re-discover) your sense of purpose at work? Here’s how

For us to make the greatest impact at our jobs — and also feel the greatest satisfaction — we need to tap into work’s deeper meaning, says Leah Weiss, a compassion expert and researcher. For humans, purpose can be a matter of life and death. As Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl wrote in Man’s Search for Meaning, “Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only...