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A responsive community that supports, nurtures & strengthens families and children.


Helping families and children to create an environment of well-being through community engagement and capacity building.


  • Responsiveness – responding to the needs of our clients and community.

  • Making Connections – networking with other organizations, funders and individuals to provide the best help for our clients.

  • Capacity Building – empowering our staff, clients and community to achieve their full potential.

  • Caring – fostering a culture where people are heard and feel valued.

  • Fairness – working towards fairness in all our interactions.

  • Accessibility – overcoming barriers which stand in the way to people receiving help.


The governance Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers from the community. These volunteers are vital to the development and growth of the organization due to their fiduciary responsibility to funders, staff, partners and participants.


As a non-profit charity, the organization delivers programs funded by government and foundations. Individual, municipal, local business and service groups donations leverage the work and allow the organization to deliver additional initiatives.

Rural Response for Healthy Children is thankful for over twenty-five years of funding from Public Health Agency of Canada. Additional financial support for current programs is offered by Employment Development Services Canada, Ontario Trillium Foundation and Tanner Steffler Foundation.

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