“The 2016 VitalSigns® report will continue to assist community leaders in allocating resources as we work together to build a Simcoe Muskoka that provides an opportunity for all residents to become their best selves”.
United Way Simcoe Muskoka CEO Dale Biddell
Highlights of the 2016 Vital Signs Report include:
New cross-sector community planning tables and police-led situation tables which focus on joint solutions to better address high-priority issues and caseloads
How low-income households are benefitting from new affordable housing strategies
Improved access and capacity for community-based mental health care
Pilot transportation initiatives provide better access to services, jobs, education and more
More than 11,000 attend LGBT pride events across Simcoe Muskoka in 2016