HomeAccueil / Community Hubs Capital Funding: Minor Retrofits and Accessibility Ontario Ministry of Education

Community Hubs Capital Funding: Minor Retrofits and Accessibility Ontario Ministry of Education

September 29, 2017 • 2 min read

As a response to recommendations in Community Hubs in Ontario: A Strategic Framework and Action Plan, the province committed to supporting the use of schools as community hubs.

In May, 2016, the Province announced a $90 million investment to further enable the development of community hubs by expanding child care and child and family support programs in schools and create spaces in schools for community use. The province will provide:

  • $20 million to create space for new child care and child and family support programs through Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centres in schools
  • $18 million to retrofit existing child care space within a school to open up more spaces for children under four years old
  • $50 million to renovate surplus school space to make it available for use by community partners and the public

This funding is to be used to retrofit available space in schools into community hub space and to improve the accessibility of schools to allow greater opportunities for use by the Community. The funding has been allocated and provided to all school boards in Ontario to encourage them to work with community partners to explore mutually advantageous opportunities to share space in schools.

For more information visit the Financial Analysis and Accountability Branch

Share this article! Select your platform:Partagez cet article:

Related Content

Articles Liés

{:ca}Knowledge in Action 1: Corporate Structures and Regulatory Context{:}{:fr}Structures organisationnelles et contexte réglementaire, séries d’apprentissage sur les espaces communs{:}
This paper is part of NCN Canada’s Shared Spaces Learning Series initiative, designed to contribute to the emerging national conversation ...
{:ca}Application for Offical Plan and Zoning Amendment -  George Street Hub Development{:}{:fr}Projet de revitalisation de la rue George{:}
The George Street Revitalization project plans to redevelop Seaton House (Toronto’s largest homeless shelter) into a men’s shelter, a long-term ...
{:ca}Infrastructure Ontario: A brief guide to IO’s funding of social service and community hubs{:}{:fr}Infrastructure Ontario: Centres de santé communautaires et de services sociaux{:}
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) aims to help municipalities, universities and other public sector partners renew Ontario’s public infrastructure with loans at ...
{:ca}Ontario Supporting Expansion of Community Hubs Across the Province{:}{:fr}L'Ontario favorise l'essor des carrefours communautaires partout dans la province{:}
Ontario has selected four projects across the province that will receive support under a new program to help establish community ...

Join the conversation Rejoindre la conversation

Notify of