Working For a More Vibrant Community

To collaborate with partners to incubate, connect, and strengthen
social development enterprises throughout our community.

Social Development Council of Cornwall & Area

We are an organization that focuses on building a more vibrant community for all residents in Cornwall, Akwesasne, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry.

By ensuring all of our social and non-profit agencies are working together we can maximize our local efforts in poverty awareness and reduction, food security, employability, and social well-being .

View the SDC's Strategic Plan Here

Our Vision

A healthy, safe, equitable community attainable for all to thrive.

Our Mission

Collaborating with partners to advocate and promote the wellbeing of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry; Akwesasne; and Cornwall by offering leadership, support, and inspiration.


Inclusion – Sustainability – Empowerment – Justice – Passion

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Latest News

Project and Administrative Assistant – Part-Time Contract

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Project and Administrative Assistant Part-Time – 6 Month Contract  ROLE SUMMARY  The Social Development Council (SDC) of Cornwall and Area is looking for a motivated and passionate Project and Administrative Assistant. The Assistant will be under the guidance of the Executive Director of the SDC and will work in collaboration with many partners in the Cornwall, SDG and Akwesasne community. The Project and Administrative Assistant will provide support for the SDC’s various projects and working groups. The position will be mostly remote however the successful candidate will be expected to attend meetings and events if they are in person.  RESPONSIBILITIES …

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Cornwall Is Growing with New Edible Landscape Initiative

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Imagine a future where residents could walk across Cornwall, picking fresh fruit, vegetables, and herbs to use at home for free.  If this idea excites you, the Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area invite you to attend the upcoming public meeting to brainstorm ideas for edible landscaping in Cornwall.  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm at the Benson Centre. Edible landscaping refers to the use of food-producing plants in the landscape design and generally combines fruit and nut trees, berry bushes, vegetables, herbs, edible flowers, along with ornamental plants into aesthetically pleasing…

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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!