Scarborough Village Pathways to Education

YouthLink offers the award-winning Pathways to Education™ program to high school students living in Scarborough Village. Since 2009, we have been working with students, teachers, school boards and community members to support students in Scarborough Village to graduate from high school and move on to university, college, training or a job.

Pathways to Education

Program Overview

Where does this program take place?

YouthLink’s Pathways to Education™ is located at 1 – 3545 Kingston Road, Scarborough, Ontario M1M 1R6 (Markham and Kingston Road, SE corner, located by the back parking lot of the medical building.)
Contact us at 647-351-0091 or  pathways@youthlink.ca or via fax 647-351-0092.
Our office is open from 9 am to 6 pm Monday-Thursday, 9 am to 5 pm Friday. (Due to COVID these hours might vary)
I want to participate as an adult, what steps do I need to take to make it happen?
FOR INFORMATION ON VOLUNTEERING for this program, visit the Join Us page

General Information
Are you eligible for Scarborough Village Pathways to Education?

  • You must have been born in 2005 or later
  • You must be entering grade 9, 10 or 11
  • Qualified students must reside in one of the buildings on this list. Marks, academic progress and capacity, income or the school you attend are not considered in the application process.


I am eligible, so how do I sign-up for the program?

The student and a parent will have to register in the program. Registration is open from April to January.

Step 1: Make a registration appointment by calling 647-351-0091 ext. 221 or email us at pathways@youthlink.ca
Step 2: Attend the registration appointment. Bring proof of your address.
Step 3: Re-register every year until you complete high school.


What can I expect in the program?

  • Academic supports: Free academic supports 4 nights a week
  • Social supports: support students to explore and build life skills, networking and profile
  • One-on-one support: Students are assigned a worker to connect and support challenges and barriers that graduate. The workers connect the program, families, school administrators, teachers and community agencies
  • Financial supports: include TTC tickets to attend school and a scholarship to attend post-secondary education, depending on funding availability and active participation in the program for at least 2 full years.

I do not reside in one of the buildings shown on the list, what should I do?
For information on Pathways to Education™ programs in other neighborhoods check out the full list.

For more information,
please call our Intake Department at
416-967-1773 ext. 222