Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.

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Support to Expand and Improve Non-Profit Programming and Services

Ontario is helping more than 100 non-profit organizations expand and improve their programs and services for more than 350,000 people and build stronger communities across the province.

One of the organizations the province is supporting is the Lakeside HOPE House. The support is aimed at helping more than 60 low-income people through its Circles ® program. Program volunteers help individuals and their families become more financially independent by offering emotional and practical support and connecting them to resources and training, for example preparing for job interviews.

In-House Group Trainings Available

OCASI Professional Education and Training Project (PET) is accepting applications for In-House Group Trainings for this fiscal year, April 2017- March 2018.

Through PET, OCASI aims to make funding available to eligible organizations for group in-house professional development training to improve settlement services by addressing gaps in skills, knowledge and attitudes of service providers within each participating agencies.