We are committed to empowering and developing Tamil Youth by utilizing the principles of research, education, partnership, advocacy, assistance, and empowerment.
The Canadian Tamil Youth Development Centre (CanTYD) is a non-profit organization that provides free programs and services to Tamil Youth in Toronto. CanTYD describes itself as a youth-led, youth-driven and youth-focused agency that recognizes the importance of involving local youth in the development of programs and is committed to developing leadership capacities among youth.
CanTYD was formed in 1998 to address the need to develop and empower youth, and foster a positive image of Tamil-Canadian youth within the mainstream and local community. As a non-profit organization, CanTYD provides services to youth, parents, and other stakeholders throughout the Greater Toronto Area.