Resources & Publications

  1. Competencies for Canada’s Substance Abuse Workforce

    Competencies for Canada’s Substance Abuse Workforce identifies Technical and Behavioural Competencies required to perform effectively in the substance abuse field, from health promotion, support and outreach, counselling, withdrawal management and supervision to administration and senior management. The Competencies also applies to allied professionals such as primary healthcare providers, enforcement officials,...
  2. Niagara Knowledge Exchange: Guided Tour

    This guided tour provides tips to navigate and get the most out of the Niagara Knowledge Exchange. Hosted by: Niagara Connects Publication Date: October 2014

Community Calendar


27oct10:30 am- 12:00 pmThe Beyond Bullying Project: Stories of Youth, Sexuality, and Schooling
28oct8:30 am- 10:30 amCanadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling: MORNING Network Meeting
28oct1:30 pm- 3:00 pmWorking With Elected Officials: Tools & Techniques
28oct2:00 pm- 4:00 pmCanadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling: AFTERNOON Network Meeting
30oct12:00 pm- 5:00 pmOptions Niagara's 3rd Annual Pathways to Success


3nov8:00 am- 3:15 pmNiagara Employment Crawl Fall 2014A Student and Young Professionals Event
4nov6:30 pm- 9:00 pmNiagara Funders Round Table
5nov7:45 am- 10:00 amPutting Sustainability in the Driver's Seat
5nov - 7nov 59:00 amnov 7Career and Employment Information Specialist: Certificate Training
5nov10:30 am- 2:00 pmPelham Seniors Forum

Partners & Projects

  1. Niagara North Community Legal Assistance

    Niagara North Community Legal Assistance is a non-profit legal clinic which promotes access to justice for low-income members of the community. Responding to the needs of the community, the Clinic offers direct legal representation, summary advice, law reform, public legal education and community outreach in the areas of income maintenance...
  2. Early Childhood Community Development Centre

    The Early Childhood Community Development Centre (ECCDC) is an independent, charitable organization dedicated to providing early learning and care professionals and programs in Niagara with affordable access to specialized educational learning resources and the training and supports they need to deliver high quality education and care to young children, and...

Community Blog

  1. Niagara Age-Friendly Initiatives – Progress Over the Summer

    I am pleased to report that this past summer was a busy and productive time for age-friendly initiatives in Niagara. Most notably, the Niagara Age-Friendly Community Network’s project, funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, continued with its work plan towards preparing a Niagara Aging Strategy and Action Plan. Specifically, the...
  2. Concussions and Minor Sports in Niagara

    Concussions don’t just affect professional athletes. They are particularly common among children and youth involved in organized sports. In an effort to protect young athletes against concussions, Niagara Region Public Health provides free and ongoing support to minor sport organizations across Niagara. The Concussions and Minor Sports webpage was recently...

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