• Housing First Employment


    The Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton (SPRC) is hiring a Coordinator to develop and implement a plan, in consultation 
    with affected agencies and the urban Aboriginal community of Hamilton, to incorporate Housing First principles in the delivery of Aboriginal 
    services in Hamilton funded by the Homelessness Partnership Strategy (HPS).

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  • NationalYouthArtsWeek

    National Youth
    Arts Week 2014

    Art Forms is pleased to invite students, youth, teachers, and community members to their free National Youth Arts Week launch event

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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.


  • Survey


    Opinions, suggestions, comments regarding our website? The SPRC wants to hear feedback from you! This completely anonymous and confidential survey will only take a few minutes and will help us to improve website content.

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  • donate


    The SPRC now has an online donation page! Supporters of the SPRC can easily donate to the organization as a whole or to specified projects.  A charitable tax receipt will be issued for all donations.


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    Our Sisters

    This report is about services to help homeless women in Hamilton, including statistics on the first 18 months of the Supporting our Sisters project in partnership with the Women’s Housing Planning Collaborative

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  • RichandtheRestofUs

    The Rich and
    the Rest of Us

    Our new report describes how the unfairness of inequality is damaging both our economy and our society, provides Hamilton specific data about income inequality and poverty, and highlights ways that these trends can be reversed.

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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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