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Healthy Communities Ontario Needs Assessment

Deadline January 15, 2010

Please forward this email to anyone that might be interested in participating in this survey. If you have already received a similar message please do not complete the survey again and accept our apology for cross-postings.

The Ontario Ministry of Health Promotion offers capacity building services to organizations and groups that are interested in acquiring training and supports services for the Healthy Communities Ontario.

The Healthy Communities Ontario approach includes six priority areas of focus. These include:

  • Physical Activity, Sport & Recreation
  • Healthy Eating
  • Tobacco Use/ Exposure
  • Injury Prevention
  • Mental Health
  • Substance and Alcohol Misuse

The Ministry of Health Promotion would like your help to plan their services to respond effectively to the needs of organizations and groups that are interested in participating in Healthy Communities Ontario. If you belong to an organization or group that may be eligible and interested in applying to Healthy Communities Ontario, please take 15 minutes of your time to respond to the survey. Your responses will be confidential and reported anonymously. Copies of the report will be available on request by contacting [email protected].

Please complete this survey by January 15, 2010.

For more information on the Healthy Communities Ontario approach and the Healthy Communities Fund visit the Ontario Ministry of Health Promotion online at

If you have any questions about the questionnaire, please contact Lorna Heidenheim, Executive Director, Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition by email at [email protected] or by telephone at (416) 408-4841 or 1-800-766-3418  x4 or Laura King Hahn, Program Coordinator, Ministry of Health Promotion by email at [email protected] or by telephone at (416) 314-5514.

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