Ontario Social Safety NetWork -  The OSSN is an Ontario-wide coalition of low income community groups, legal clinics, social agencies and faith based groups committed to addressing poverty and inequity by working on issues of concern to low income communities and vulnerable groups.




Advocacy Centre for the Elderly

African Canadian Legal Clinic

ARCH - A Legal Resource for Persons with Disabilities

Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA)

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)

Committee to Remember Kimberly Rogers - Justice with Dignity Campaign

Daily Bread Food Bank

DAWN Ontario: Disabled Women's Network Ontario

Feed the Kids AND Pay the Rent Campaign

Government of Ontario

HIV/AIDS Legal Clinic of Ontario

Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

LIFE*SPIN - Low Income Family Empowerment - Sole Support Information Network

Legal Aid Ontario

Let's Talk About Poverty (Waterloo Region)

Metro Network for Social Justice (Toronto)

North Bay Network for Social Action

ODSP Action Coalition

Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants

Ontario Federation of Labour

Ontario Social Development Council

Ryerson Centre for Studies in Food Security

Thunder Bay Coalition Against Poverty

Urban Alliance on Race Relations (Toronto)


Campaign 2000

Canadian Association of Food Banks

Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS)

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Canadian Council for Refugees

Canadian Council on Social Development

Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Social Research Links

Centre for Social Justice

Charter Committee on Poverty Issues

Court Challenges Program

Disability Weblinks

Government of Canada

Human Resources Development Canada

KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives

National Anti-Poverty Organization

National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL)

National Council of Welfare

National Network on Environments and Women's Health


Public Interest Advocacy Centre

Statistics Canada

Winnipeg Harvest

Women's Legal Education and Action Fund



Acorn.org (US)

Economic Policy Institute (US)

Inequality.org (US)

Institute for Women's Policy Research (US)

Joint Centre for Poverty Research (US)

LINC Project (US)

National Centre on Poverty Law (US)

Welfare Law Centre (US)


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Last Updated January 10, 2002 - 3:14 pm

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