Halton Poverty Roundtable

Contact Information
Website haltonpovertyroundtable.com/
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Primary Contact Sarah Sabihuddin, Director, Community Engagement; Phone: 905-635-3131 ext 303; Email: sarah@haltonpovertyroundtable.com
Email Form haltonpovertyroundtable.com/?page_id=98
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A group of cross-sector (business, people with lived experience of poverty, government, faith, education, community organizations) community leaders who catalyse community resources and stakeholders around innovative solutions to end poverty in Halton. Formed in 2011, as a result of several pivotal discussions between broad community stakeholders. The HPRT works to address the systemic barriers and root causes that perpetuate poverty in Halton.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2011
Alternate Executive June Cockwell and Reverend Jeff Ward, Co-Chairs
Funding Grants ; United Way ; Foundation
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A group of cross-sector (business, people with lived experience of poverty, government, faith, education, community organizations) community leaders who catalyse community resources and stakeholders around innovative solutions to end poverty in Halton. Initiatives include: 
 
1. Smart Start Halton: focus is to empower low–income families to successfully participate in post-secondary education savings for their children (www.smartstarthalton.com) 
 
2. Halton Community Benefits Network: engage, educate, and activate Halton community stakeholders to implement social procurement and community benefits programs. (www.haltoncommunitybenefits.com) 
 
3. Halton Sport Leadership Program: a pilot initiative that is currently based in Oakville (working to expand into high schools in Burlington, Milton, and Halton Hills for 2017-2018) * gives access to free recreation certifications and training to better prepare to access livable income employment opportunities 
 
4.Income Security Education and Action: purpose is to educate and promote awareness of the benefits of systems focused income security solutions to poverty that will enable greater inclusion and participation in the Halton community
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions.
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
United Way of Halton and Hamilton
4210 South Service Rd, Suite 101
Burlington, ON L7L 4X5
 
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Intersection South Service Rd and Harvester Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Hunger/Poverty Action Groups ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Poverty Issues ; System Advocacy ~ Poverty Issues

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