Through innovative research, United Way Hastings & Prince Edward can identify and better understand the issues that impact life in our community. By improving our understanding, we can then develop sound, long-term strategies for tackling persistent social problems. Research is what allows us to deliver results that make a real impact in our communities—and in the lives of all who live here.
2019 Community Services
Hastings County provides a broad range of services to the public including Mental health & Addictions, Housing, Employment, Education, Health, Crisis, Transportation, Food & Clothing, Recreation, Social & Support and Justice & Support.
Social Determinants of Health
This report illustrates the state of these determinants in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties (HPE), with brief explanations of how they may affect one’s health. The information contained in this report is intended to inform the community about the state of social determinants in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties, in the hopes that the health inequities that currently exist can be mitigated through partnerships and collaboration
Poverty Round Table
The Community Conversations Report was developed to help our community lean in, to hear, to learn and to understand the causes, implications and realities of poverty and to better understand the need for a collective approach to poverty elimination. Included in the report are reflections on the experiences of poverty, the realities of living with low-income and recommendations for moving forward, all driven by people with lived experience of poverty and those who work with people living in poverty.