Connecting people with the right opportunities, accurately and quickly.

Community Economic Development

Community Economic Development (CED) is focused on improving a local economy’s ability to serve its people.

Access to Basics

Access to Basics focuses on people’s capacity to access the things that they need most. Among these basic needs are shelter, food, education, employment and health.

Creating Inclusion

Inclusion assures each citizen the opportunity to fully participate in realizing aspirations.

Research and Voluntary Sector Supports

SPC delivers five broad types of research the voluntary sector needs

Learn from us: Evaluation Workshops presented by Effective Measures

Whether you’re new to evaluation or just want to reinforce and re-energize your evaluation practice, these workshops cover the basics. Each workshop is self-contained; none is a pre-requisite for the others.

To register for any of the workshops, email annalenk@spcottawa.on.ca

Pre-registration is preferred but not necessary.

All workshops are free.

 

Thursday, January 11               1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Overbrook Community Centre, 33 Quill Street

We've Moved!

The SPC has moved to a new location.  You can now find our offices at:

150 Gloucester St

Ottawa, ON

K2P 0A6

 

We look forward to seeing you in our new space!

Partnering for Success in Youth Employment

Partnering for Success in Youth Employment (PSYE) is a collective impact initiative to improve labour market outcomes for 15-29 year olds in Ottawa.  We will increase participation in the labour market and other employment outcomes, by creating pathways to economic opportunities (employment and entrepreneurship) for youth living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.  PSYE is coordinated by the Social Planning Council of Ottawa and currently has 18 partners.

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Magnet is a new network powered by a data-rich, job-matching technology that quickly and accurately connects job seekers to employers based upon skills, preferences and talent needs.

Effective Measures: Upcoming Evaluation Workshops

Effective Measures:  Upcoming Evaluation Workshops

Mark your calendar:  the 1st Thursday afternoon and 3rd Wednesday morning each month. More workshops will be scheduled for 2016-2017. 

To register for any of the workshops, email aprilc@spcottawa.on.ca.  Pre-registration is preferred but not necessary.

Youth Active Media

The Art. The Craft. The Impact.

 

Youth Active Media is a neighbourhood-based, videography initiative for youth.  Youth reflecting geographic communities across Ottawa have the opportunity to learn the art of filmmaking while creating short films about issues that matters to them.  Youth Active Media empowers youth to effect positive social change through art, while developing transferable skills, and providing employment opportunities for youth through paid mentorships!

 

Building Greener Futures Together

BGFT is dedicated to increasing economic activity in Ottawa’s green renovations sector, and providing resources and information on green renovations to both the public and private sectors. Beginning in 2012, we have also been very excited to launch a new, more comprehensive employment program for young adults looking to enter the “green” home renovation and retrofit industries!

Watch the latest Video in the Green Home Renos Series!

Access to Healthy Food for Children & Youth

The Poverty and Hunger Working Group, the Ottawa Network for Education and the Social Planning Council of Ottawa came together for this policy project to increase access to healthy food for children and youth. The project provided a snapshot of the context in Ottawa and developed action plans to build on what already exists in the community - scaling up enablers and mitigating barriers to get more healthy food on the plates of Ottawa’s children and youth, particularly those living in low income. The project was made possible through a grant from the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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