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Evaluating Connectivity in Waterloo Region – Phase 2 Findings

Anti-Poverty Strategies, Collective Impact, Mental Health & Addictions, Research & Evaluation

WHAT IS CONNECTIVITY?

Connectivity is the name of the Waterloo Region “Situation Tables”, which bring police, health and social service agencies together at a weekly meeting to collaboratively and proactively address situations of acutely elevated risk in the community.

In January 2014, the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) in partnership with Langs Community Health Centre implemented a Situation Table in Cambridge. In partnership with Carizon Family and Community Services, a second Situation Table became operational in Kitchener in October 2014.

Connectivity is about building stronger connections across workers in the local justice, health and social service sectors in order to connect community members in situations of acutely elevated risk to the help they need more quickly.

EVALUATING CONNECTIVITY

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Mapping the Mental Health System in Peel Region

Mental Health & Addictions, Program & Systems Design, Research & Evaluation

United Way Peel commissioned Taylor Newberry Consulting to conduct a community research project to gain an improved understanding of the mental health and addictions system in the region.  Peel Region includes the municipalities of Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon. This report provides the findings of the research and associated recommendations for system improvement. Read More