The City's children's agenda is guided
by Toronto's Vision for Children: 'Regardless
of the socio-economic status of his/her family and community, every
child has the right to childhood experiences which promote the chances
of developing into a healthy, well-adjusted and productive adult.'
-adopted by Toronto City Council,
The Vision sets
the foundation for the development of City plans, reports, policies,
programs, projects and strategies that impact children, including:
Services Advisory Committee was established in 2006 to advise
Council on policies, programs, strategies and actions to achieve
a comprehensive system of integrated, inclusive and high quality
services to support the best outcomes for Toronto's children. The
committee has representatives from City divisions, school boards,
and community agencies that serve children, and is chaired by Councillor
Janet Davis, the Council Lead for Children.