We empower young people to create safe spaces in their classrooms, social circles and online.


We help create a school climate that is safe, empathic and engaging.


We provide workshops for students, parents and educators on mental health tools.

Be a Mental Health Champion for Our Schools

Imagine the difference Common Compass might have made in your life and pay it forward.

Who We Are:

Common Compass is a registered charity organization (819602780RR0001).
We have worked across 8 Ontario school boards and more than 11,000 students to date.

Our Mission:

To empower youth, their schools and communities by strengthening social emotional wellbeing and mental health. We do this through:

  1. Research-based, tailored programming for students, educators and parents
  2. Fostering systemic change through amplifying student voice, and coaching schools, and advocacy

Our Vision:

A future where every young person reaches their own potential to transform their schools and communities into places that promote belonging, inclusion and positive mental health for all.

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Common Compass is a proud partner of CMHA’s BounceBack Ontario program. Available online free for individuals 14 and up, BounceBack is fantastic resource to support your mental health, particularly for anyone experiencing stress, anxiety or low mood. It helps individuals cope with thoughts and emotions through safe and friendly telephone coaching, workbooks and online videos.

For more information, visit www.bouncebackontario.ca/teens