Poverty Reduction Public Education Group

Policy Dispatch – A Poverty Watch Ontario Resource

Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO)

Campaign 2000

Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

25 in 5 Network

Community Development Halton

Metcalf Foundation

  • Report – Why is it so tough to get ahead? How our tangled social programs pathologize the transition to self-reliance (PDF). PowerPoint presentation (PDF) By John Stapleton

Provincial Consultation Working Group (PCWG) of the Nipissing District

ODSP Action Coalition

Canadian Mental Health Association

Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA)

  • A Strategy to End Homelessness – Report of OMSSA’s Ending Homelessness Task Force (PDF)
  • OMSSA website

Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB)

Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

Renfrew County Child Poverty Action Network (CPAN)

Northumberland Poverty Reduction Action Committee

Ontario Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultation Reports

Ontario New Democratic Party

Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association

Manitoba Poverty Reduction Coalition

Government Poverty Reduction Strategies

Federal Government

  • The federal contribution to reducing poverty in Canada:
    EVIDENCE – Meeting No. 23 of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities
    (39th PARLIAMENT, 2nd SESSION)
    April 10, 2008

Poverty Reduction Strategies in Quebec and in Newfoundland and Labrador
October 2007
Parliamentary Research Library
(Government of Canada)

Newfoundland and Labrador

Nova Scotia

  • Poverty Reduction Strategy website
  • Poverty Backgrounder
  • Related – Framework for a Poverty Reduction Strategy in Nova Scotia Source:
    Nova Scotia Poverty Reduction Strategy Coalition


Other Organizations Involved in Poverty Reduction

Anti-Poverty Strategies and Campaigns in Canada and ElsewhereCanadian Social Research Links

Colour of Poverty

Health Providers Against Poverty

Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition (ISARC)

Make Poverty History

Wellesley Institute

Worker’s Action Centre

United Kingdom

The Poverty Site website
The UK site for statistics on poverty and social exclusion.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation website
A leading centre for policy research on poverty and disadvantage.

United States

Economic Policy Institute website
A leading research centre on labour market and income dynamics

Half in Ten – From Poverty to Prosperity website
Half in Ten plans to reduce poverty in the United States by 50 percent within 10 years.