Health Sources

Social environments

Community engagement

Health Nexus, Your health promotion specialist

Health Nexus produces multi-media resources on a broad range of health promotion topics, both independently and in collaboration with other organizations and experts.

Our tools include how-to guides, best practices, tip sheets and videos—and we can also link you to the latest sources in heath promotion from around the world.

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OPHEA Écoles saines, Communautés saines, Nexus Santé, Élargir l'espace francophone (French resource)

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This site develops and sustains collaboration among public health professionals, community health services and francophone education services in Ontario. This network, which focuses on the health and well-being focus on the following topics: growth and sexuality, mental health, addiction, healthy eating and physical skills.

Interventions based on best practices for chronic disease prevention and health promotion

Public health Agency of Canada

Portrait of Francophones in Ontario following the 2011 census according to the Inclusive Definition of Francophone (IDF)

Office of Francophone Affairs


Seniors Community Grant Program

 As part of the Action Plan for Seniors, Ontario has introduced the first ever grants program, solely dedicated to helping seniors across the province.

The new Seniors Community Grant Program will help more seniors have a better quality of life by providing opportunities to be more socially active, volunteer and continue their learning in areas like technology and financial literacy.

This grant program will make $500,000 available for projects across Ontario that will help more seniors become socially engaged and feel part of their communities.

Survey results to identify barriers faced by Francophones living with a disability or debilitating disease in Ontario

French provincial table for the disabled /Results in French only

Training Institute on Violence Against Women

Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes (AOcVF)

This organization offer training in French in person at the provincial and regional level, as well as an online self-learning modules training. They also created documents, analysis, intervention tools, advocacy tools, webcasts and podcasts. The institute constantly develops new training activities. You can find on their website information and resources you need to intervene effectively in the field of violence against women and children. (French service only)

Trillium Foundation

The Trillium foundation encourages the development of healthy and dynamic communities in Ontario, by investing in community initiatives that strengthen the capacity of the volunteer sector. Deadlines for requesting funds from the community program and the provincial program are March 1st, July 1st and November 1st.