Trainee Resources is meant to be a place for our trainees to gain information prior to, during and after their voyages. This section also provides information to people who are thinking about coming aboard but want more detailed information such as information about our Log Book, a sample packing list, information about the Duke of Edinburgh Award, as well as tips on completing Transport Canada certifications.
The pandemic has triggered an array of emotional, physical, and economic issues. We wanted to share some important recourses with you and your family
• Kids Help Phone, offers 24/7 counselling and referral services across the province. To use this
free resource, children can call 1-800-668-6868, or text CONNECT to 686868.
• School Mental Health Ontario also has a number of great resources for students, parents and
families on their website at www.smho-smso.ca . In addition, child and youth mental health
agencies across the province continue to provide services.
• Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa (YSB) is one of the largest and most comprehensive non‑profit
agencies serving youth in this community. We are very fortunate to have access o these services
in our community. They have https://www.ysb.ca/services/ysb-mental-health/mental-health-
services The YSB also offers services to help parents struggling with their teens.
• Canadian Mental Health Association https://ontario.cmha.ca/mental-health/child-and-youth-
mental-health, has tools, programs, early identification and intervention as well as courses in
Mental Health First Aid – all that can be helpful.
We are committed to providing a safe, non-judgmental and accessible environment where individuals
12 years and older can pursue their life goals and be encouraged in making informed decisions.