Helps the community identify strengths and challenges and determine ways to improve the quality of life for residents in Halton.
Impact of Covid-19 on Halton’s Non-Profit Human Service Sector
The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed Halton-based non-profits. Increased demand for essential services, disrupted programming, and shifting tides of funding, labour, and partnerships continue to challenge the sector three years later. Yet, while navigating a...
Analysis of MAS Nonprofit Survey
This Community Development Halton (CDH) publication uses the results of a June 2021 survey called, ‘Canadian NFPs/Charities, Study Report’, which was undertaken and published by Management Advice Service (MAS) in September 2021. MAS provides not-for-profit...
Calculating a Living Wage for Halton – 2021 Update
The living wage is the hourly rate that ensures that a person working full time, full year, earns enough to participate in the normal life of their community. In Halton the rate has been calculated to be $20.75 per hour (2021).
Our Impact Within Halton 2020-2021
We are pleased to provide a review of the fiscal year 2020-21 for Community Development Halton. As it was for all organizations during the past year through the pandemic, this business year was unique - challenging yet fulfilling. An amazing team effort involving...
Survey Report – Impact of COVID-19 on Volunteer Engagement Programs in Halton
The impact of COVID-19 on the engagement of volunteers, on volunteer programs, and on community needs in relation to volunteers going forward. To ensure an effective assessment of the current model of the Volunteer Centre, gaining some insight into what was happening with volunteer programs in Halton due to COVID is important.
Possibilities Café Report
Early in 2019, the Board and staff began a process of examining the role of CDH in the community in a process of re-visioning with a view to the future. The method that was used is a group conversation process known as World Café (in this case, the sessions were called “Possibilities Cafés”.)
Calculating a Living Wage for Halton – 2019 Update
This report documents the process and data used in the updating of a living wage for Halton Region for 2019. A living wage of $20.38/hour has been calculated for a Halton family of four (2 parents, one boy aged 7 and one girl aged 3).
Our Halton 2018
Community Development Halton introduces the Our Halton 2018 series to increase community awareness of the changing socio-demographic characteristics of Halton Region. This series focused on five theme areas – women, seniors, income inequality, newcomers, and children and youth.
Calculating a Living Wage for Halton – 2016 Update
This report documents the process and data used in the updating of a living wage for Halton Region for 2016. A living wage of $17.95/hour has been calculated for a Halton family of four (2 parents, one boy aged 10 and one girl aged 14).
Community Hubs in Halton
The Premier’s Advisory Group on Community Hubs published their report Community Hubs in Ontario: A Strategic Framework and Action Plan in August 2015. Although community hubs have been around for decades, momentum surrounding hubs has increased due to Premier Wynne’s interest. Given the importance of the subject, with funding support from Social and Community Services of the Regional Municipality of Halton, Community Development Halton (CDH) embarked on building a broad-based conversation on community hubs. This background document, Community Hubs in Halton, provides the basis of a full discussion on hubs.