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Canada. Canadian Heritage

Site: Gatineau - Mailing Address

Service: Youth Exchanges Canada - Youth Forums Canada

Contact Information
Office Phone 819-997-0055
Toll Free Phone 1-866-811-0055
TTY Phone 1-888-997-3123
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) A federal government department.
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) An initiative that funds organizations that help Canadian youth connect with one another, experience the diversity of Canada's communities, languages and cultures, and get involved in the future of the country 
Youth Exchanges
  • reciprocal exchanges for individuals or groups between the ages of 12 and 17
  • groups from different parts of Canada are paired according to their ages and interests
  • each participant takes a turn hosting their 'twin' in their home
Youth Forums
  • funds Canadian organizations that provide workshops and conferences that connect youth
  • for youth between the ages of 14 and 25 who share an interest in Canadian issues, institutions, history, official languages, sports or the arts
  • workshops held in a central location
Hours Telephone agents are available Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 25 year(s) 
Youth Exchanges
  • must be between the ages of 12-17
  • a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
Youth Forums 
To be eligible for funding the organization must be ONE of the following:
  • a legally-constituted non-profit organization
  • a provincial or territorial government
  • a public or private school
  • a school board or other educational institution such as a college or university
Application Call for information or visit the website for details on how to apply
Languages English ; French
Fees Program ; costs vary depending on the exchange or forum experience
Site Information
Located In Community Gatineau
Mailing Address c/o Department of Canadian Heritage, Exchanges Canada Program 
15 Eddy St, 8th Flr 
Gatineau, QC K1A 0M5
Physical Access Not Applicable - mailing address
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Cultural Heritage Programs ~ Youth

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