1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Ontario, Canada, L6M 3L1
Phone: Dial 311 or
Toll free: 1-866-442-5866
Email Halton Region
Note: This guide has been adapted from the
Our Kids Network Asset Building Toolkit (external link)
to reflect the strategies that can be used to build assets within the school community.
Asset building has the power to promote positive behaviours and attitudes. Young people with high levels of Developmental Assets® are more likely to:
Protect youth from high-risk behaviours. The more Developmental Assets® young people have, the less likely they are to engage in risky behaviours such as:
Asset building is about connecting with our children and teens as they make the transition into adulthood.
Relationships are key!
It is important to be intentional because most young people are not experiencing enough of these assets.
While there are 40 assets, researchers have found that on average, young people report having only 20.
For problems or questions regarding this site, please email Halton
or dial 311 or 905-825-6000
Toll free 1-866-4HALTON (1-866-442-5866) | TTY: 905-827-9833
Halton Region is composed of
the City of Burlington,
the Town of Halton Hills,
the Town of Milton,
and the Town of Oakville .