Acorn to Oak Youth Services

Helping children, youth, families, seniors, and newcomers through services, education, intervention, mediation and practical support.

Registered Charity #: 89451459RR0001

Welcome To Acorn to Oak

Making a Difference In Lives And Community


Acorn2Oak Youth Services have been positively impacting lives and communities in the Greater Toronto Area for over twenty years through its wide range of programs, geared towards providing solutions and support for individuals and families.  Hundreds of youth, young adults and families have been helped and transformed regardless of their race, culture and religious beliefs.  Our services include  intervention, mediation, counselling, education, mentorship, sports, recreation, providing food weekly to families in need, COVID-19 services to frontline workers,  seniors, and at-risk families.

Our Mission

To transform lives and help people find a way forward in
complex situations impacting children, youth, families,
and communities.

Our Programs

We are constantly updating our programs to meet the needs of children, youth, newcomers and seniors, to help them navigate challenging circumstances and thrive.  

Our Directors

Our directors consist of an  accomplished team of professionals who offer diverse  guidance to the organization,  help to develop and work in programs, serve as mentors to our co-op College students, and give practical help wherever needed.


Dr. Victoria Nelson


Zamal Whyte


Oluyemesi Beckley


Vanassa Richards-Thompson


Caron Henry


Our Staff

Our team includes a committed group of lawyers, educators, social workers, counsellors, child and youth care workers, support staff, and great volunteers. 


Dr. Victoria Nelson

Director of Social Services

Denise Linton

Operations Manager

deborah London

Community Development Specialist

Treva Cox

Social Service Administrator

Miracle Itamah

Pantry Coordinator

Our Advisory Council

Sadeki Simpson

Financial Advisor

Dr. Vicky Khatib

Functional Practitioner, Emotional Recovery, ADHD Therapist

Dr. Stowell Theodore

Manager, Facilities Overseer

Our Sponsors & Funders

Contact Us

  • Address: 1224 Dundas St East, Unit 25 Mississauga On,L4Y 4A2
  • Phone: 905.566.2359
  • Email:
  • Instagram:  @acorn2oak_services
  • Twitter:  @a2o_services
  • Facebook:  @Acorn2OakServices