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Accession Number: 88-001

Title

Peterborough Social Planning Council fonds. -- 1978. -- 30.5 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

The Peterborough Social Planning Council (PSPC) was developed to promote greater co-ordination between different providers of social services in Peterborough and area. It was to provide consumers of social services the opportunity to have input into the social system and to identify the needs and problems, and receive recommendations about services and activities. The PSPC was to build a data base, to be open to the public, with information of existing services. In 1978 the PSPC reported on the task force on Children's Services. It conducted various research projects on existing and future implementation of social services. It provided a communitiy forum for preparation of briefs in response to the published intentions of governments. The PSPC monitored the emergence of urban and rural planning developments. It also encouraged and assisted groups establish programs in needed areas. The PSPC was located on King Street in 1978 in space given to them from the United Way office.

Custodial History

This fonds was created by the Peterborough Social Planning Council and in the custody of the City of Peterborough before it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of files from the Peterborough Social Planning Council from 1978 regarding childrens' services, demographic data, handicapped and Native peoples, senior citizens and social service profiles of Peterborough.

Notes

Title based on creator of fonds.

This fonds was donated by the City of Peterborough.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

Associated material located at the Peterborough Centennial Museum and Archives.

Finding Aid

Box 1

Folder:

1: Community Development, Ministry of Culture and Recreation Resource Centre Audio-Visual Catalogue, Children's Services

2: Block Parents

3: Board of Education, data on special needs

4: Board of Education, Elementary and Seconary Health

5: Browndale Homes

6: CNIB, children's programs

7: Consultation Paper on children's services

8: Juvenile Court, Diversion Committee

9: Family counselling services for children

10: Five Counties Children's Centre

11: Foster and Group Homes, Children's Aid Society

12: Handicapped Children, Ontario Society For Crippled Children central case registry

13: Juvenile Delinquency, city police statistics

14: Learning Disabilities, Ontario Association for Children with Learning Disabilities program

15: Mental Health Programs for Children

16: Mentally retarded children developmental programming

17: Ontario Statistics, 1977, re children

18: Ontario Youth Secretariat

19: "Opportunity Knocks" Children's Services Advisory Task Force Report, 1979

20: Parenting Courses: Family Enrichment Association of Peterborough, Grove Public School

21: Population Projections, Peterborough County Board of Education

22: Public Health Programs for school children

23: Separate School Board, data on special needs

24: Truancy

25: Viking Homes for emotionally disturbed children

Demographic Data:

26: 1971 census tract data

27: 1976 census tract data

28: County population growth rate

29: Industrial surveys of municipalities

30: Municipal statistics, Facts About Peterborough

31: Ontario Statistics, 1976

32: Population breakdown by age group, City of Peterborough Funding

33: Canada Works Program

34: Municipal Funding Procedures

35: New Horizons

36: Peterborough Foundation

37: Research and Demonstration Grants, Ministry of Community and Social Services

38: Secretary of State, Assistance to community groups program

39: Social Service expenditures by government source, 1976

40: United Way, criteria for admission

Handicapped:

41: "The Dependent Minority" study of the needs of the handicapped in Peterborough

42: "Employment of the Physically Handicapped" a selected bibliography, 1970-78

Native People:

43: Indian and Eskimo Affairs Branch

44: Indian Reserves, Peterborough area

Planning Department:City Hall:

45: Official Plan: City of Peterborough

46: Planning, Programmes and Priorities, 1971-77

47: Revitalisation Programme: downtown Peterborough Recreation

48: "Tak-Facts" An inventory of the recreational facilities of the counties of Peterborough and Victoria

Research Projects:

49: Handicapped Needs in Peterborough

50: Learning Disabilities, Peterborough Board of Education

51: Operation Update: 1977 United Way Planning Committee

52: Perspective Peterborough: Report on Women's Services, 1975

Senior Citizens:

53: Pensions Brief: Senior Citizens' Council

54: Senior Citizens Housing Complex

55: Seniors' needs and Community Action Workshop, 1975

56: Services for Older Adults in Peterborough, 1976

Social Planning:

57: Peterborough Social Planning Council

58: Social Planning Councils, Ontario

Social Service Legislation:

59: Department of National Health and Welfare: Legislation

60: Ministry of Community and Scoail Services: Legislation Social Service Profiles

61: Activity Haven: senior citizens

62: A.R.C. Industries

63: Big Brothers/Big Sisters

64: Block Parents

65: Boy Scouts

66: Browndale Homes for Emotionally Disturbed Children

67: Civic Hospital, Department of Social Work

68: Centre for Human Relations

69: Civitan House: Hearing Handicapped

70: Community Interest Group on Patient Care

71: County welfare Offices

72: Disability Resource Centre

73: Edmison House: Male offenders on Parole

74: Five Counties Children's Centre

75: General Radio Service Club, Peterborough County

76: Human Resources Institute

77: Marriage Courses

78: National Parole Service

79: Parents Anonymous

80: Rainbow Club, physically disabled

81: Rape Relief: Peterborough

82: Residences, Senior Citizens

83: Salvation Army Correctional Services

84: Salvation Army Family Services

85: Senior Citizen's Council

86: Talent Bank, Senior Citizens

87: Trent Radio Emergency Associated Citizens Team

88: Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)

89: Young Women's ChristianAssociation (YWCA)

90: Youth Activity Centre

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