Online Resources - Ontario

December 15, 2009
Digital Photo Artist and social activist, ex-homeless addict in Toronto explores people and places from a unique perspective emphasizing the lifestyle of those forgotten members of our society whose...
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Ontario
December 9, 2009
Poverty represents a serious but reversible threat to the health of Ontarians. As health providers we enjoy privilege and access to power which many others do not. As a high-impact health...
Keywords: Health, special diet clinics, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario
October 19, 2009
The Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition works with the diverse communities of Ontario to strengthen their social, environmental, & economic well-being.
Keywords: environment, Health, sustainable community, Ontario, Organizations
June 12, 2009
The Good Jobs For All is an alliance of community, labour, social justice, youth and environmental organizations in the Toronto region. It was formed in 2008 to start a focused dialogue on how to...
Keywords: Unemployment, Workers' Rights, General resources, Ontario
June 4, 2009
The District of Parry Sound Poverty Reduction Network is a non-partisan organization that is composed of representatives from several social agencies in the district along with concerned individuals...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Organizing, parry sound, Poverty Research, General resources, Ontario
May 14, 2009
Settlement Arts is a Toronto-based organization that has been established to use exhibition and education to advance issues of immigration and settlement. Settlement Arts’ first project is the...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Immigrants and Refugees, photography, General resources, Ontario
April 23, 2009
FoodNet Ontario is a province-wide network of organizations and individuals working together to create sustainable local food systems and achieve (community) food security in communities across...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, General resources, Ontario
April 17, 2009
The Welcome Home guide provides a brief overview of the services and supports available in the community that may make the transition to a new home a little easier including how to apply for...
Keywords: Manuals and guides, Ontario
March 25, 2009
In October 2008, close to 200 people from across Ontario who develop and deliver information to help their clients and communities understand their legal rights came together at the Learn, Grow,...
Keywords: Legal Research, General resources, Ontario
March 22, 2009
Making Choices is the comprehensive guide to mental health services, supports and resources in the City of Toronto. It is intended to provide both an overview of parts of the mental health system,...
Keywords: mental health, General resources, Ontario
January 27, 2009
Social Planning Toronto is committed to independent social planning at the local and city-wide levels in order to improve the quality of life for all people in Toronto. It is committed to diversity...
Keywords: Poverty Research, social planning, Toronto, General resources, Ontario
December 30, 2008
This site is designed as a tool for public reporting about social programs in Ontario. It is intended to facilitate access to information and analysis, and to encourage debate about the adequacy of...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, social policy, General resources, Ontario
December 4, 2008
The Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) is a coalition of social planning councils (SPC), community development councils (CDC), resource centres, and planning committees located in various...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Family, Government Policy, Health, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Organizing, Poverty Research, social planning, General resources, Ontario
October 14, 2008
CLEO offers many text and audio guides on a variety of legal topics. These guides are available in several languages, including Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin and Simplified Chinese), Somali, Spanish,...
Keywords: Arabic, chinese, CLEO, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, legal help, legal info, Legal Research, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu, Workers' Rights, General resources, Manuals and guides, Ontario, Multimedia
October 5, 2008
Solutions from Lived Experiences through Arts-Informed Research is a collaborative effort to build on the work of several community-based, participatory action and/or arts-informed research projects...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Homelessness, General resources, Ontario
July 20, 2008
The Advocacy Centre for The Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens. Their website has information and faqs on elder abuse, home care, nursing homes, pensions and...
Keywords: legal clinic, low-income senior, Seniors and Elders, General resources, Ontario