#4-Expand prevention and early intervention programs. (Free access to exercise classes, healthy eating workshops, etc.)
Themes and strategies identified through public engagement. Existing Initiative Agency Link to Program
Create workshops and classes dedicated to prevention such as nutrition, healthy lifestyles etc.
Laurencrest MAP Program offers multiple educational programs that that assist with nutrition, healthy lifestyles etc. Laurencrest – MAP https://laurencrest.com/
SVCHC community programs SVCHC https://www.seawayvalleychc.ca
The creation of our Client, Family, Caregiver Advisory Group will inform CMHA in this area CMHA https://www.cmha-east.on.ca
Wellness and Accessibility Centre: At St. Lawrence College (SLC), we work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff to provide access and support to students through a range of Student Wellness & Accessibility Services. St.Lawrence College https://www.stlawrencecollege.ca/
Eagle’s Nest Indigenous Centre: The Eagle’s Nest Indigenous Centre is a comfortable space for Indigenous students to relax, study, and interact with other Indigenous students. St.Lawrence College https://www.stlawrencecollege.ca
Bilingual Peer Support Group for parents and caregivers of children, youth and young adults (up to age 24) who are dealing with mental health and/or addiction challenges in Stormont Dundas & Glengarry counties (SDG). PLEO – Peer Support Group for Parents https://www.pleo.on.ca/
The Big Brothers mentoring program provides boys and girls with a role model to talk to and share the experiences of growing up with. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cornwall and Area https://cornwall.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/
Mission is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life. Boys and Girls Club of Cornwall and SDG bgccornwallsdg.com
Glen Stor Dun Lodge offers the elderly and adults with physical disabilities a day of fun and socialization at the Lodge – a “day away” from their homes. Glen Stor Dun Lodge https://www.cornwall.ca/en/live-here/adult-day-programs.aspx
All of Seaways Seniors 50+ programs offer some form of mental or physical benefit Seaway Seniors Citizens Club https://seawayseniors.ca/
Le CCEC offre une multitude de services et des programmes pour les personnes âgées francophones de 50 ans et plus Centre Charles-Emile Claude http://centrecharlesemileclaude.com/
Seniors club, sponsors activities to provide entertainment and fellowship for older adults in the Cornwall area Cornwall Senior Citizens Club – Branch 353 https://www.champlainhealthline.ca
CMHA offers the Starbright Resource Center to clients in support of wellness, healthy coping and reducing isolation. CMHA https://www.cmha-east.on.ca/index.php/en/peer-support-centers/starbright
The Befriending Program matches volunteers with people with physical disabilities. Through this new relationship, both individuals have the opportunity to explore mutual interests, enjoy each other’s company and enhance their quality of life. Carefor https://carefor.ca/services/?comaction=
Healthy Babies, Healthy Children – Family Home Visitors visit the homes and provide support to young families. EOHU https://eohu.ca/en/my-health/
EOHU offers free prenatal courses. Now offered virtually EOHU https://eohu.ca/en/my-health
Watch Me Grow is an informal drop-in centre for parents of children under the age of 6. Come meet other parents and receive free information and support that will help make parenting easier. EOHU https://eohu.ca/en/classes-clinics/
Triple P stands for “Positive Parenting Program” Triple P is a parenting and family support system designed to prevent, as well as treat, behavioural and emotional problems in children and teenagers. It aims to prevent problems in the family, school and community before they arise and to create family environments that encourage children to realize their potential. Triple P https://mytriplep.ca/en/
Baby’s Best Start is part of the Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program. This program provides pregnant women with support during their pregnancy such as nutrition counselling, prenatal vitamins and food coupons (if eligible), education on feeding your infant and connection with other community agency programs and services when necessary. EOHU https://eohu.ca/en/my-health/
Feeding you Baby: Join a small group of parents to learn about how healthy eating can help set your baby on the path to a lifetime of health. EOHU https://eohu.ca/en/classes-clinics/
Let’s Talk about your child’s nutrition: Join a small group of parents to learn about how healthy eating can help set your toddler or preschooler on the path to a lifetime of health. EOHU https://eohu.ca/en/
The MyQuit program is designed to support anyone interested in quitting smoking or cutting back their tobacco use. The program is free of charge and is delivered by our coaches who are trained in the latest techniques to help you successfully stop smoking. EOHU https://myquit.ca/
Offer more support for Allied Health Services
211 connects people to the right information and services, strengthen Canada’s health and human services, and helps Canadians become more engaged with their communities. 211 Ontario https://211ontario.ca/
Caredove – referral system for seniors services Caredove https://www.caredove.com/ocsa
SVCHC accepts referrals from outside sources (physicians) and clients can self-refer. SVCHC https://www.seawayvalleychc.ca
Provide opportunities for free access to indoor and outdoor exercise equipment and exercise classes.
The Befriending Program matches volunteers with people with physical disabilities. Through this new relationship, both individuals have the opportunity to explore mutual interests, enjoy each other’s company and enhance their quality of life. Carefor https://carefor.ca/services/?comaction
The Senior Group Exercise Program is delivered by a trained Senior Fitness Instructor. It is designed for seniors who would like to become more active and grow stronger, healthier and more independent. By improving your balance, mobility, muscular strength and endurance, you will enjoy better coordination, flexibility and overall well being. Carefor https://carefor.ca/services/
Our schools hold Family Nights and other events (such as concerts) throughout the year where many parents come together and socialize. CDSBEO https://www.cdsbeo.on.ca/
SVCHC Wellness Walkers/get WITH it programs. SVCHC has an outdoor “Wellness Walkers” group from May – Sept. and “Get W.I.T.H. it!” indoor walking program from Oct. – March at the Civic Complex SVCHC https://www.seawayvalleychc.ca
EarlyON Child and Family Support programs offer free activities for children aged 0-6 and their families, staff will refer families to other community resources as applicable.
Child Care – Social and
Housing Services
Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary offer various trails through nature that families can use to walk, snow shoe, cross country ski, bike, feed birds and other wildlife, and participate in free education programming. Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary https://www.stlawrenceparks.com
Raisin Region Conservation Authority offers many free outdoor activities. Raisin Region Conservation Authority https://rrca.on.ca/
The City of Cornwall has a comprehensive network of about 40 kilometres of recreational paths that allow people to walk, bike and rollerblade along the St. Lawrence River and throughout the city. City of Cornwall https://www.cornwall.ca
The Parks of the St. Lawrence operates eight campgrounds, along with six day-use areas along the St Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario. Parks of the St. Lawrence https://www.stlawrenceparks.com/
City of Cornwall outdoor activities including ice rinks, Big Ben and much more City of Cornwall https://www.cornwall.ca/
CMHA offers the Youth and Adult Garden program for CMHA clients. CMHA https://cmha-east.on.ca/index.php/en/
Two Creeks Conservation Area offers lovely trails that families can use to walk, snowshoe, cross country ski and enjoy Two Creeks Conservation Area https://www.nation.on.ca/recreation/
The Department of Recreation and Culture offers a variety of programming – everything from zumba to art classes and summer day camp. It also strives to ensure that recreation is available to all members of our community, with programs such as the recreation lending library and the North Dundas Inclusion Fund. Township of North Dundas https://northdundas.com
The Township of North Stormont is comprised of six distinct communities: Avonmore, Berwick, Crysler, Finch, Monkland and Moose Creek. Each community provides for their own recreational services and programming through the hard work and dedication of volunteers. The Township works closely with these groups to provide recreational services and events. For a more detailed description of each community, please click on the links below. The Township of North Stormont https://northstormont.ca/
The Township and several community groups host recreation programs in Township facilities, all with a view of getting our residents and families out and active in any season. The Township of North Glengarry https://www.northglengarry.ca
Residents of South Glengarry have access to a wide variety of recreational programs and services. Some are provided by the Recreation Department and others by the private sector, but most programs are organized by volunteers. The Township of South Glengarry https://www.southglengarry.com
Transition Cornwall+ Active Transportation Group: annual Walk and Roll Month campaign & activities; ongoing advocacy and work with local decision-makers (e.g., reviewing plans/policies, delivering presentations to council, supporting local issues) Transition Cornwall + https://walkandrollcornwallsdg.ca/
The Municipality of South Dunda offers free outdoor activities for people such as beaches with organized theme days, splash pads, and parks. The Municipality of South Dundas https://southdundas.com/recreation/
The Township of South Stormont offers many free recreation and leisure activities such as beaches, splash pads, parks and trails. Township of South Stormont https://www.southstormont.ca/
Directors of Recreation Committees for Akwesasne organize various activities for the community at no cost. Mohawk Council of Akwesasne http://www.akwesasne.ca
City of Cornwall has a free parks program at every park in Cornwall throughout the summer. Multiple clubs and trails associations who host regular outdoor activities for families and youth (e.g., Summerstown Forest, Cornwall Multisport Club, Cornwall Outdoor Club) City of Cornwall has an affordable access to recreation policy and subsidy programs (for children and youth); Canadian Jump Start subsidy program available across most SDG communities. City of Cornwall https://www.cornwall.ca/en
Lamoureux Park offers free outdoor gym equipment and much more. City of Cornwall https://www.cornwall.ca
Cornwall Outdoor Club hosts multiple FREE public activities throughout the year Cornwall Outdoor Club http://www.cornwalloutdoorclub.ca/
Transition Cornwall+ Active Transportation Group: annual Walk and Roll Month campaign & activities; ongoing advocacy and work with local decision-makers (e.g., reviewing plans/policies, delivering presentations to council, supporting local issues) Transition Cornwall + https://walkandrollcornwallsdg.ca/
City of Cornwall has a recreation fee assistance program available for children and adults City of Cornwall https://www.cornwall.ca/
Ingleside – new indoor walking program at the Lancer Centre (contact is Doris McLeod) * (link provided) Township of South Stormont https://www.southstormont.ca
Many low or no-cost activities available through various clubs and/or groups (e.g., Trails associations and clubs) across Cornwall and SDG Cornwall Tourism https://cornwalltourism.com/