How to Conduct a Visioning Exercise

Originally developed collaboratively by the Ontario Health Promotion Resource Centres and updated in 2016 by Public Health Ontario, these modules are part of an online course called Collaboration and Partnerships for Healthy Communities. How to Conduct a Visioning Exercise

Supporting Collaboration and ‘Destiny Changing’ in Timiskaming

Community Hubs have been attracting political attention across the province as a way to improve access to a variety of “clustered” services. The South Temiskaming Community Hub Committee was formed to explore development of a model and strategy for a hub that would promote a vibrant and welcoming community and meet the needs of community […]

Hub Talks – Mary Wiens in Conversation with Sheldon Kennedy and Steve Orsini

Mary Wiens explored with guests Sheldon Kennedy and Steve Orsini the importance of integrated decision-making. Sheldon Kennedy shared his experience in bringing governments, public and private sector partners together to work collaboratively to influence policy change and improve the way child abuse is handled. Steve Orsini discussed transformative efforts underway within the Ontario Public Service […]

Developing Your Project Vision

Establishing a project vision is one of the most important steps in the pre-project development phase. Without a strong, shared vision, it is difficult to gather the momentum needed to get a project off the ground. This guide provides an overview of how to go about understanding your own needs as well as the needs of others, developing a project narrative, and testing and refining your vision.

Create a Family-Centred Service System

Currently in the initial phase of the roll-out, the community is engaging residents and partners to create our first 4 Family Centres in Argyle, Carling, Westmount and White Oaks neighbourhoods in London, Ontario. In each Family Centre, families will be able to access a core group of services and, when necessary, get connected to more […]

Newark, New Jersey School Is Community Hub

“In the face of state control and the One Newark plan, South Street School has managed to retain their family atmosphere and show why neighborhood schools are so important.”

Identifying The Members: Who Should Belong?

Not sure where to get started or who to invite? Visit Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition to find out how to identify members who belong in collaborating in a community hub. Visit Ontario Health Communities Coalition

The Ontario Trillium Foundation Seed Grants

The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is an agency of the Government of Ontario, and one of Canada’s largest granting foundations. With a budget of over $136 million, OTF awards grants to some 1,000 projects every year to build healthy and vibrant Ontario communities. The OTF has adopted an Investment Strategy that includes six different action […]