The Social Research and Planning Council is operated by United Way Perth-Huron and is comprised of volunteer community representatives dedicated to the collection, analysis and distribution of information relating to local social trends. Research enables United Way to discover and understand the root causes of issues affecting Perth-Huron and in turn mobilize the community.
211 is an information and referral service that provides the people of Ontario with information on community and social services. When you dial 211, you are connected with a specialist who will assess your needs, answer your questions accurately, and advise you about the services and programs that are best for you and your loved ones. The service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and in over 150 languages.
myPerthHuron is an online community trends indicator system created to help track our local community well-being and vitality. Based on the Canadian Index of Well-being’s domains of Education, Democratic Engagement, Leisure & Culture, Environment, Healthy Populations, Time Use, Community Vitality and Living Standards, myPerthHuron provides local, provincial and federal data to help inform the communities of Perth and Huron. For more information, or to provide feedback, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519-271-7730 ⁄ 877-818-8867.
iVolunteer Perth-Huron is a United Way Perth-Huron supported service dedicated to delivering a positive, rewarding volunteer experiences for member organizations and volunteers across Perth and Huron counties. An online hub for volunteer activity in the region, iVolunteer is strongly positioned to understand community needs, knowledge member organizations can use when creating opportunities for potential volunteers. For anyone interested in volunteering, iVolunteer offers easy-to-use ways of discovering opportunities with the organizations you care about. To learn more, visit the website.
Connect Youth Perth-Huron is a website offering access to valuable resources, helping youth to make educated decisions about their lives. From questions about clubs to join to resources to deal with bullying or abuse, Connect Youth can help. This online service is completely confidential and there to help any time you need it. If you’re ready for some real help thanks to our database full of reliable, local information, visit Connect Youth today.
Professional development and training are vital to an organization’s well-being; improving employee performance, build morale and increase productivity. But training can also be expensive for many organizations, especially non-profits. That’s where the Keep Educating Yourself (KEYs) program comes in. United Way Perth-Huron and sponsor Libro Credit Union are dedicated to offering affordable and local professional development for our non-profit community. Workshops run periodically throughout the year and past sessions have covered topics such as Leadership, Change Management, Data Driven Storytelling and Volunteer Management.
Does your organization need some outside help?Do you need a mentor to help you through a challenge, a change and opportunity?Does your staff need specific training or a workshop? Welcome to United Way Perth-Huron’s Roster of Professionals! These local volunteers have made themselves available to assist your organizations (based on availability and scheduling). For question or to request a session, please contact email@example.com or call 519-271-7730.
Does your organization offer services, products and programs to the families in Stratford and Perth County? Please let us know if you would like to showcase your program through a performance, workshop or demonstration and if you would like to use the stage or workshop space. Registration opens in January 2020. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519-271-2978 with any questions.