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Amara Community Youth Association (ACYA) Canada

Amara Community Youth Association empowers youths to become positive and contributing members of society by providing them with training opportunities supported by counselling, mentoring, outreach and networking.

Amara Community Youth Association employs a rights-based and comprehensive approach that considers all the inputs a young person needs throughout their lives.

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To help empower and build the capacity of the economically disadvantage youths especially minority population in the Toronto area of Canada through appropriate skill-based training and social initiatives in culturally-sensitive and language-appropriate settings.

Youth Violence Prevention Strategy Solutions

Youths Empowered Solutions

Youths Employment

Landing your favorite job means a lot more to you than knowing that you will get a paycheck for your efforts. Getting employment comes with numerous benefits, which will help you achieve your dreams.

Financial Literacy

As a youth, it is important that you take the necessary steps to secure your future. Knowing the basics of finance will go a long way for you, as it prevents you from making bad decisions in the future.

Peer Mentorship Program

Amara Community Youth Association (ACYA) understands that the importance of providing the youth in Toronto with mentorship. We believe that mentorship is integral in developing youths, as it gives them the foundation to become powerful leaders. As a result of this, they realize their potential in making positive changes throughout their communities.

Digital Presence

Thanks to the considerable growth in technology over the past few years, your life has become more convenient. Whether you are looking for your dream job or trying to expand your current skillset, everything is just a click away.


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Success Story

  • New skills, counselling – you can find it all and more at your ACYA. Their youth programs are specifically designed to help you achieve your goals, or help you get your life back on track.
  • I just want to say thank you. My life is back on track now