Healthy Development of Children & Families
Individuals supported through programs promoting the healthy development of children and youth. (SPRC Hamilton Impact Report 2020-21)
We’re ensuring Hamilton is a community where families grow and thrive.
We support programs and initiatives that nurture children, support youth, and strengthen families, particularly those rooted in the social determinants of health.
We focus our efforts on the following strategies:
- Research about issues affecting youth in our community
- Community programs such as Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) and Tastebuds Student Nutrition Program
Canada Learning Bond Participation in Hamilton
Introduction Over the course of several months in 2014 community partners in Hamilton collaborated to arrange and host a series of community events that would invite and assist eligible families...
Binbrook business offers sweet support to school nutrition program
A Binbrook-based business is supporting a school nutrition program. The business, named Ashley's Sweets & Treats, offered to hold a cupcake decorating class at the school and donate a portion of...
‘With food costs soaring and no national program, Canadian schools struggle to feed students’
By Caroline Alphonso, Education Reporter Globe & MailTuesday, March 14, 2023 Globe and Mail Article March 14, 2023.pdf
The Hamilton Spectator: Demand for school-based food programs soars in Hamilton
City food programs are working to keep up with a spike in demand amid inflation and rising food costs, with some reporting a 25 per cent increase in demand over recent years. And food prices in...
MEDIA RELEASE: First Ontario Credit Union Invests in Local Student Nutrition Programs in Hamilton
FirstOntario Credit Union has donated $20,000.00 to Tastebuds, Hamilton’s Student Nutrition Collaborative. This food funding received will allow the Hamilton Tastebuds Student Nutrition...
The hidden costs of a school day create barriers to learning for many students in our community
Results of The Cost of a School Day project, created by the Hamilton Community of Practice for the Knowledge of Student Wellbeing, show that there are costs associated with various aspects of the...
Hamilton CAPC Systems Navigation Program
A Review of Hamilton CAPC Council: Strengthening Relationships Through Community Engagement and Advocacy Download Report Funded by: Public Health Agency of Canada