It’s Time to Start Asking Questions

Did you know that the Ontario Government has a Provincial Policy Statement (PPS) on Affordable Housing and so does your municipality’s Official Plan?

Did you know the PPS and the Official Plan(s)have certain requirements and targets for new residential developments?

Hurrah you might be thinking, as you are concerned about housing costs, be they ownership or rentals. However, are you sure that the Upper Tier ( Lanark County) or Lower Tier (Beckwith, Carleton Place, Drummond/North Elmsley, Lanark Highlands, Mississippi Mills, Montague, Perth, Smith Falls or Tay Valley) governments are conforming to these requirements?

It’s time to start asking questions!


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 .

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.


Life Without Plastics

Join author Jay Sinha for an informative presentation and discussion on the issues of plastic pollution and how to move towards a life without plastic.

Free Tax Clinics

Every Thursday from 10-1 in the Peer Advocacy Office.

Repeats every week every Thursday until Fri Apr 26 2019 .

Public Discussion: OW & ODSP Changes

Have Questions About the New Changes to OW & ODSP?  Come join us on Janaury 16th at 6:30 to get answers.    


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