• Board


    The Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton (SPRC) invite community members who are interested in being a member of our volunteer Board of Directors. The Board strives to reflect the diverse perspectives of the Hamilton community and the range of skills needed to guide the work of the Council.

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    Hamilton Aboriginal
    Homelessness Symposium

    The times they are a changing!  From the past, to the present, to our plans for the future; come join us as we share information and insights on Aboriginal Homelessness in Hamilton.

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  • streetlevelsexwork


    Street Level Sex Work in Hamilton: Community Engagement in the Sherman Neighbourhood - For over a decade there have been various tables convened in Hamilton to address the reality of street level sex work and its impact on neigbourhoods from various angles. The Sherman Neighbourhood is one of the more recent local hubs to indicate the need for conversations on this topic. The full report is available on our Reports page.


  • feast


    Join us for our second annual dinner to celebrate the beginning of the growing season in southern Ontario at the historic Ancaster Mill. Gather your friends and family to sample plates of beautifully prepared local cuisine. 

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  • SmallGrants


    The Hamilton Community Foundation and the City of Hamilton are the sponsors of the Small Grants Project Funding for the Neighbourhood Action Strategy in Hamilton. It is administered by the Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton. Small project funding is to be used to support projects identified by resident members/groups.


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    Annual Report

    SPRC advanced projects in Hamilton on issues of poverty, affordable housing, healthy development of children and youth, equity and inclusion.

    Through all of our work, we endeavor to ensure that action on social issues is well founded in research and knowledge of the community. In this way, we do our best to contribute to the development of solutions and strategies that improve social conditions in Hamilton.

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