Site: Halton Chapters

Record #: OAK0228
Last Full Update: 13 Jun 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-425-2494
E-Mail hello@jack.org
Website jack.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

A national charity created to train youth to be comfortable talking about their mental health and working to ensure that those who need it get the help they deserve

Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Established 2010
Primary Executive Rowena Pinto, President & CEO
Funding Donations

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Activities include:

Jack Talks 

  • Mental health presentations delivered by two trained post-secondary aged speakers
  • Speakers will share general mental health knowledge, tools on how to be there for ourselves and others, community resources and mental health stories that have been vetted for safety to create opportunities for discussion
  • Jack Talks are currently entirely virtual and entirely free 

Jack Summits 

  • Mental health conferences held all over Canada that bring together hundreds of youth mental health advocates to learn from each other and make positive change for youth mental health
  • Jack.org staff organize national and regional summits annually, and provide support for organizers of local summits 

Jack Chapters

  • Groups of young people working year-round to identify and dismantle barriers to positive mental health in their communities
  • Young advocates can start chapters at high schools, post-secondary campuses or anywhere else that youth gather
  • Jack.org provides online training in mental health knowledge, goal setting, initiative planning, ongoing coaching through monthly calls and an annual in-person or virtual visit, and annual funding to support chapters in carrying out initiatives

Halton Chapters:

  • Burlington Central High School
  • Oakville - St Mildred's-Lightbourn school
  • Hours vary
  • Contact individual chapters for additional information
Areas Served Canada ; Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 15 year(s) - 24 year(s)

Call or visit website for information

Languages English ; French
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Halton Region
Address & Map
Halton Region, ON
Mailing Address c/o Jack.org 
243 College St, Suite 200 
Toronto, ON M5T 1R5
Physical Access Unknown - varies by chapter location

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Mental Health / Addictions ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Youth Mental Health Resources ; Youth Mental Health Services
Service Categories General Mental Health Information/Education ~ Adolescents ; General Mental Health Information/Education ~ Young Adults ; Issue Advocacy ~ Mental Health Issues

Agency Overview