• "I am extremely sorry for my actions and disrespect, especially towards the police officer and the rest of the community. My actions affected the fire department and ther families. Also I'm very sorry to anyone who was scared or shocked as I have been in shocking and life changing moments as well."........  (from an adult accused person)

  • "As the accused's mother, I wish to express my great appreciation for my son having the opportunity to hear from others involved in the crime and understand how broadly his actions affected people in the community."........ (from the mother of an accused)

  • Thank you for the opportunity to help these students understand the impact of their actions and for continuing to support the school community in the way that you have.......from a school representative who participated in a community justice forum.

  • Thank you for volunteering your time to help us resolve this matter........from a community justice forum participant.

  • I came in here feeling a lot of anger and resistance to the whole process but my anger disappeared and I feel a lot better and hope we continue to heal....from a complainant participating in a community justice forum.

  • The Forum was run in a professional, informed and efficient manner..... (from a police officer)

  • Since participating in a community justice forum, my son is making better choices of friends and his grades at school are improving. He is participating in sports rather than hanging out downtown after school hours.   (from a parent)

  • Special thank you to The Commonwell team for their generous support.
    THANK YOU TO THE COMMONWELL! We are so grateful to have the support of the incredible team at The Commonwell as they donate $5,000 to support our work in the community. We could not do this without the amazing committment & generousity of folks like them
  • To watch video go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GT0uYUN5Bbg
    To watch videoplease visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GT0uYUN5Bbg
  • So happy we could support the important work of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lanark County. And we had a great time doing it! We'll be there again next year.
  • http://www.pdcf.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Lanark-County-Vital-Signs-Report-2017-web.pdf
    The Perth & District Community Foundation has published the Vital Signs Report. A MUST READ for all residents in Lanark County http://www.pdcf.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Lanark-County-Vital-Signs-Report-2017-web.pdf
  • Join us on Jan 11th 9am Upstairs at the Smiths Falls Youth Arena for this free training opportunity. Register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/safer-spaces-training-tickets-4079202203
  • United Way
    Andrew and Beth with Fraser Scantlebury from the United Way

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We are currently seeking a Project Co-ordinator   13 month contract 22.5 hours/week Responsibilities: Coordinating our new youth volunteer engagement project, VIVA Lanark County (Volunteers read more...