Resources & Publications

  1. Asking Woman about Abuse, Addictions and Mental Health: A Guide for Professionals to Respond to Disclosures

    In the Niagara Region a total of 16 organizations have collaborated to create a training tool specific to the Niagara Region that includes information on how to support abused woman suffering with addictions and/or mental wellness issues, information on how addictions and mental health organizations can support and safety plan...
  2. Niagara Community Foundation 2014 Annual Report: Helping Good People Build Smart and Caring Communities

    This annual report highlights the Niagara Community Foundation’s (NCF) priorities, strengths and plans. It includes a list of grants awarded, as well as grant and donor stories. The report concludes with financial and governance highlights, as well as a list of NCF Board of Directors, committees and sponsors. Published By: Niagara...
  3. Rowing the Boat Together: Video

    This video provides background information about the Rowing the Boat Together project. This project offers the opportunity for Niagara-wide front-line community service workers to collaborate, share knowledge, learn and network. This work has since evolved into Shared Learning Hub Sessions as part of the Niagara Poverty Reduction Network (NPRN) “Inter-Agency Collaboration for Person-Centered Service...

Community Calendar


3jun11:30 amPeter Saracino Alzheimer Golf Classic
4jun9:00 amFort Erie: Local Hub Shared Learning SessionsNiagara Poverty Reduction Network Interagency Collaboration for Person-Centered Service Delivery focused on Client Success
4jun12:00 pmWebinar - Clarifying and Simplifying CED to Localize ProsperityRealize the Potential of Local Economic Power
4jun4:00 pm- 6:00 pmNiagara Co-op Network Event: Co-ops in the Classroom
4jun7:00 pm- 9:00 pmOntario Trillium Foundation Investment Strategy Information Session - Port Colborne

Partners & Projects

  1. Niagara Woman Abuse Screening Project

    The Ontario Woman Abuse Screening Project is a provincial committee, originally funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, bringing Addictions, Mental Health and Domestic Violence organizations together. The goal is to transform services for abused women with mental health and/or addiction issues through screening for woman abuse, sexual assault and trauma...
  2. Software Niagara

    Software Niagara is a community-led grassroot initiative to connect the software community in the Niagara Region. It is made up of students, professionals, and entrepreneurs that volunteer their time to manage the website, moderate a forum, and organize events. They are doing their part to connect the software community and...

Community Blog

  1. Making Every Door the Right Door for Women with Complex Concurrent Mental Health, Addictions and Domestic Abuse Issues

    Does your organization screen for abuse and trauma? Have you worked with a client at your organization and questioned why they don’t seem engaged during your meetings? Have you often felt that a client’s mental health symptoms or addictions issues are caused by exposure to domestic violence in the home...

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