Our Mission

The SPCO uses local evidence to encourage coordinated action to address poverty and marginalization throughout Oxford County

Our Vision

Wellbeing for every resident of Oxford County.

Our Values

Respectful collaboration
Excellence in the quality of our work
Inclusive community engagement
Increased community capacity and resilience

Social Planning

Council News

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Community Wellbeing Survey

Starting March 30, 2016, over 11,000 Oxford County households will receive an invitation in the mail to participate in the Community Oxford Wellbeing Survey as part of the Future Oxford planning.

This survey is designed to gather baseline data about your quality of life as a resident of Oxford County. The survey is conducted by the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (administered by the University of Waterloo).

Survey recipients have been randomly selected by community to ensure we have a full picture of the health and wellbeing of each corner of Oxford County. Go to www.communityoxford.ca for more information.

Your voice matters! Results of the survey will be shared starting this summer.

Have a question? Check out the FAQ!

Challenging the myths: Refugees in Canada
What is myth and what is fact? Our new publication separates it out for you: Challenging the myths: Refugees in Canada
Food for Change
Have you ever wondered why Food Banks, created as a temporary measure, are still going strong today? Simply put, because while they put food in bellies, they do not eliminate food insecurity (otherwise known as lack of adequate access to healthy, culturally appropriate, affordable food). How can we move the mark from charity to dignity? Our new publication, Food for Change: From Charity to Dignity, gives some ideas.
Oxford County is ready for change. There are many groups working towards making the shift from charity to dignity. Will you join us?

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Social Planning Council Oxford

447 Hunter Street Woodstock, ON Canada N4S 4G7 phone: (519) 602-2421 email: info@spcoxford.ca

About Us

The goal of the Social Planning Council Oxford is to bring people together to actively participate in social development to improve the quality of life of Oxford County residents.


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