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WHO ARE WE?

The Peterborough Social Planning Council (PSPC) is a community-based, non-profit agency that promotes social justice and a healthy community in both the city and the county through:

  • Community Development and Partnerships
  • Community Awareness, Public Education and Advocacy
  • Social Research, Policy Analysis and Development
  • Information and referral services

Our Vision

The PSPC facilitates active, broad-based citizen participation in shaping healthy communities in Peterborough city and county; working with marginalized and other community groups; acts as a catalyst for positive, sustainable social change; and promotes an understanding that social justice is in everyone’s interest.

Our Mission- updated to reflect how PSPC does its business.

Through leadership in research, community development, public education, partnerships and collaboration, the PSPC works to build a strong community.

IDENTIFICATION OF COMMUNITY PRIORITIES:
Priorities: 2014-2017

  • Poverty Reduction, homelessness and needs of working poor
  • Providing information and referrals to the hardest to serve who fall between the cracks
  • Access to health care services: medical, dental and home support
  • Working with peer and community advocates
  • Engaging members of the marginalized community as leaders
  • Public Policy development
  • Employment, income security, affordable and supportive housing
  • Food and Farming
What's New
Health & Social Crisis
Put Food In The Budget

Vibrant communities ensure that basic needs are met. There is no family without a roof over its head. No child goes to school hungry. No person suffers from abuse or violence without having a safe place to go. No family lives as an island—without help and support when needed.

Caledon Institute of Social Policy

To contact us:

Phone: 705-743-5915
Email: Brenda Dales
Peterborough Square - 360 George St. N - Lower Level
Peterborough, Ontario - K9H 7E7

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