Do you know of a school that is a Mental Health Community Champion?

Our Community Champion Award celebrates a Halton school that has shown an outstanding commitment to engage, support and collaborate with families whose children/youth are impacted by mental illness. The Community Champion award recognizes the commitment of schools in creating an environment of well being, understanding that creates a positive environment and outcome for a children/youth.

Nominations are sought for schools that have:

  • Shown outstanding commitment to engaging, supporting and working with families to ensure the success of the children/youth
  • Shown to be of tremendous benefit in the lives of the children/youth and the families by inspiring, motivating, encouraging and positively impacting mental health for the children/youth
  • Shown to utilize tools, strategies or programs while working collaboratively with students and families

In 2017, one award will be given out to a school in both the Halton District School Board and Halton Catholic District School Board in both the elementary and secondary category.


Nominations for the 2016/2017 school year are now closed.


CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016/2017 Community Champion winners:

    Halton District School Board – Elementary/Secondary Winners

    • Captain R. Wilson Public School in Oakville
    • Abbey Park High School in Oakville
    • Kyle Hume – Teacher at Craig Kielburger Secondary School in Milton

    Halton Catholic District School Board – Elementary/Secondary Winners

    • St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Elementary School in Georgetown
    • Tara Herod – Child and Youth Counsellor at St. Mary Catholic Elementary School in Oakville
    • Gino Montanari – Principal & Claire Peace – Social Worker & Cindy Cannata – Secretary –at Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School in Milton

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2015/2016 Community Champion winner:

  • Bruce Trail Public School in Milton
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