Social Justice

Countywide survey on homelessness


Virtual Coffee & Craft

Join the Community Navigators for a Virtual Coffee & Craft on two more Sundays this Winter:
Repeats every month on the 21 of March 2 times .

COVID19 Community Check In

A summary report of our 2020 COVID19 Community Check In - a survey of community members across Lanark County and Smiths Falls.

Almost 800 community members responded to the survey which included questions about employment and income, mental health, access to food, housing, and the community's response to the pandemic.

Perth's New Town Planner Presents to Council on Affordable Housing

We were excited to see Perth's new Town Planner, Brad Wright, taking a pro-active approach to affordable housing by submitting a report and presenting to council on this topic on June 9th. The Perth Courier covered the presentation  which included a variety of immediate and longer term actions the Town can take to increase the availability of affordable housing in our community.

How to Avoid Rental Fraud

In consultation with Victims Services, the Community Advocacy Office has put together the following resource on rental fraud. In this document, you will learn about some common types of rental fraud and information about who to call if you believe you are a victim of rental fraud. If you have more questions or would like to connect with a Community Advocate, please contact us at 613-267-6428 x29 or


Rental Fraud & How to Avoid It

Creating Housing Solutions - Report

On Thursday, February 20th, The Table Community Food Centre hosted a housing forum in response to the current housing crisis with the aim to create housing solutions in Lanark County.

As a part of the next steps to addressing housing insecurity in Lanark County, the following report provides a summary of the forum as well as the committments made by participants to work together to overcome housing insecurity.


Decarbonizing Ontario - What does it look like?


With Steve Lapp Professional Engineer, specialist in Renewable Energy Systems

Climate Change has serious implications for food security, the future of our economic system and addressing inequality and social justice. 

Join us to learn about what can be done in Ontario to address the challenge of climate change .


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