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
Youth Leadership for Change
Youth Leadership for Change is a collective of young researchers doing action-oriented analysis on issues that matter to them, supported by the SPCO.
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