The mission of the Social Planning Council of Ottawa is to provide the residents of Ottawa with the means to exercise informed leadership on issues affecting their social and economic well-being.
Our Featured Programs
Neighbourhood Equity Index
The NEI is a tool to help residents, planners, key stakeholders and decision-makers identify disparities between neighbourhoods and tackle them in a systematic and organized way. >Go to the NEI
Ottawa Community Partnerships for Health Equity
The Ottawa Community Partnerships for Health Equity is a hub for working and learning together to address health inequities in Ottawa. >Go to OCPHE website
Effective Measures provides research and evaluation services in support of community programs and initiatives aimed at improving the lives of all Ottawans. > Go to Effective Measures
Supporting Minority Ethnocultural Seniors
MECS represents a number of ethno-cultural senior grassroots groups in Ottawa. These groups provide a wide range of recreational, social and educational opportunities and activities. > read more
Digital Equity Ottawa
Digital Equity Ottawa is a new, collaborative initiative that improves digital equity across four key areas: access to hardware, connectivity, digital literacy and the digital capacity of the non-profit sector. > Learn more
Data & the SPCO
Increasing the capacity of voluntary sector agencies and community members to effectively use data for planning processes and in taking action on social and economic issues. >read more
WEBINAR: Reaching Towards Change – Developing a Framework for a Transformative Mental Health Crisis Service (Reach Out Response Network)
Rachel Bromberg will discuss the work of Reach Out Response Network, which is supporting the City of Toronto to develop a framework for a new mental health crisis service that will be piloted in four parts of the city next year. ...
Enjoy a fabulous Mother's Day Brunch at home while supporting Hit The Streets! Treat mom with a choice of menus from two amazing Chefs. ...