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Our Collaborators 

Direct Your Life collaborates with industry leaders who share the same values that people can recover, reclaim and transform their lives, all people have unique strengths, talents and skills and community provides a key to helping people achieve well-being.

Institutions We Serve

Community Partners

Projects DYL Supports


NexGen Builders 

NexGen Builders mentorship program is helping to form the next generation of construction trades workers and professionals.

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Transformation Lab

The Collaborative was created to establish a more effective and equitable justice system that is 
responsive to the needs, rights, and perspectives of all young people. Specifically, we envision a  future where interaction with the justice system no longer increases the likelihood of recidivism for youth. Instead, in our vision, the justice experience will foster large support networks and impart tools to youth so that they may effectively navigate any systemic barriers they 

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WE Learn

Elizabeth Fry Toronto is undertaking a 30-month project called WE LEARN – Women’s Equality Leadership & Employment Access Response Network, to support a feminist response and recovery from the current impacts of  COVID - 19, through systemic change. 

The project ’s aim is to build relationship and bring together equality seeking multi-sectoral partners to address gaps and barriers, implement strategies, and develop pathways to improve the economic security and prosperity for women who have been in conflict with the law, as part of an inclusive feminist recovery. 

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Apprenticeship Service – Bridging Skilled Trades

The focus is on supporting Equity Deserving Groups within the Municipality of Peel and the program is funded by Employment Ontario. 

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Thank you to our funding partners!

Ontario Skills Development Fund
Islamic Relief Canada
Major League Sports and Entertainment
United Way Greater Toronto


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