Building a Stronger Community

The SDC promotes positive social change
through advocacy, innovation and facilitation.

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Social Development Council of Cornwall & Area

We are an organization that helps battle poverty in Cornwall and area  by ensuring all of our social agencies are working together to maximize our local efforts in poverty awareness and reduction,  food security, information and refferal and employability.

Building on the success of the previous Strategic Plan, the Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area will continue to collaborate with the community on projects that challenge the overarching consequences of poverty and its barriers.

The 2014-2017 Strategic Plan outlines our goals for the next three years and provides a proactive direction for the S.D.C.

Our Vision

To be a healthy, resilient and inclusive community.

Our Mission

The SDC promotes positive social change through advocacy, innovation and facilitation.

To coordinate, advocate & educate the community to:

  • Increase employability
  • Support Community Projects
  • Reduce Poverty

To seek sustainable  opportunities and  engage in:

  • Joint community projects
  • Outreach to S.D. & G
  • Economic action
  • Growth in personnel

To promote information sharing and build community partnerships

Latest News

Two New Staff Members with the Social Development Council

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The SDC has hired two new staff members as part of the Domestic Violence Community Imitative.

Sue Hess the new Intensive Case Manager and Sarah Good the new administrative support person for the Paths to Change Program.

The program is now officially up and running and will be hoping to significantly reduce domestic violence in Cornwall.

 

Behind- Sue Hess - Intensive Case Manager Infront- Sarah Good - Administrative Assistant

Behind- Sue Hess – Intensive Case Manager
Infront- Sarah Good – Administrative Assistant

 

For more information on the Paths to Change program click here.

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A Big Thank You to Our Supporters

Currently, the SDC is now funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation for another 2 year term.

The SDC wishes to thank the Ontario Trillium Foundation for their support!!

The SDC is one of 20 official member organizations of the SPNO who work together to promote social justice and human rights, who provide a common voice to influence policy development and implementation, and improve quality of life and community well-being.

Recent municipal funding was made available to the SDC through the city of Cornwall and the Provincial Ministry of Community and Social Services, making this website and other projects possible! THANK YOU!