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You're invited to a Winter Wonderland!

Wednesday, November 29, 2017


You're invited to Nexus Youth Services's annual holiday party!

Please join us on Wednesday, December 20th from 5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. for some yummy food and festive activities like giant JENGA and a Winter Wonderland photobooth!

Questions? Contact Jesse or Melissa at the Nexus Youth Centre: 905-566-1883 or reach out to us on Facebook and Twitter. Hope to see you there!

What: Nexus's annual holiday party
Where: Mississauga Central Library - Glass Pavilion
When: Wednesday, December 20th from 5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
What: Delicious food, games, a photobooth and more!
Who: All youth ages 14-24 are invited to attend
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Engaged young leaders raise funds, awareness for Nexus Youth Services

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For immediate release MISSISSAUGA – The PosVibes Project (PVP), a group of youth volunteers on a mission to support their peers’ mental health, has made a $20,000 donation...
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Nexus Youth Services Awarded $103,812 Provincial Sport and Recreation Grant

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Media Release: 4K4Youth Raises $4K (and Then Some!) for Youth

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Nexus Youth Services is excited to announce a new fundraising and awareness partnership with Fasting 5K Toronto! Fasting 5K is an organization that raises money for child...
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Bell Let's Talk Day at Nexus

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Fall for Music with Nexus on November 5th!

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Get Festive with Nexus!

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Youth Engagement: From Theory to Practice [Presentation Slides]

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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Nightmare On Nexus Street

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First Contact Group at Nexus Youth Centre

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Thanksgiving Celebration 2013 Pictures Now Online!

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We're hosting a 5-on-5 basketball tournament!

Friday, August 16, 2013

On Tuesday, August 20th join Nexus Youth Services for a friendly game of basketball against the City of Mississauga's Security team. Contact Darren or Aaliyah at...
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Nexus has a new video!

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Earn Volunteer Hours at Nexus Youth Centre!

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Did you know you can earn community service hours by participating in groups at the Nexus Youth Centre? Fill out the Participant Application Form available on our website...
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Penny Drive for Nexus Youth Services!

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Check out our new video!

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Nexus Youth Centre Summer 2013 Calendar Now Available

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Nexus celebrates Child & Youth Mental Health Week with a new video!

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

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Nexus Celebrates National Youth Week & National Youth Arts Week 2013!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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NYC Spring 2013 Calendar now available!

Friday, March 22, 2013

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Nexus Youth Services Launches New Brand

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(Mississauga, Ontario) – Today Nexus Youth Services, a social service agency specializing in youth mental health, hosted a community celebration to launch its new and...
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Launch party - Good bye logo!

Join us March 21 when we launch our new look!

Monday, March 11, 2013

4:00 - 8:00, Nexus Youth Centre
On the 2nd Floor inside Mississauga Central Library
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March Break at Nexus Youth Centre

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Open Mic Feb 2013

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Join us at Nexus Youth Centre!

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Looking for ways to beat the winter blahs? Try our drop-in activities or groups at Nexus Youth Centre!
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