How is Community Safety and Well-being defined?

    Community Safety and Well-being is defined as a sustainable community where everyone is safe, has a sense of belonging, chances to participate, and where people and families can meet their needs for education, health care, food, housing, income, and social and cultural expression.

    Who is responsible for the adoption of the CSWB Plan?

    Regional Council is ultimately responsible for the preparation and adoption of a CSWB Plan. That said, the CSWB Plan is meant to be the community’s plan, developed with, by and for the community using a collective impact approach.

    Who is developing the CSWB Plan?

    The Region of Peel is developing a plan with and on behalf of the community and partners including local municipalities (City of Brampton, Town of Caledon and City of Mississauga) Peel Regional Police and many local community partners.

    What is the purpose of the CSWB Plan?

    The purpose of the CSWB Plan is to work together with system service providers to advance community safety and well-being in the Region of Peel. The plan will look at the social determinants of health, identify gaps and opportunities for action.

    What can you expect the CSWB Plan to include?

    The Ministry of Solicitor General’s Community Safety & Well-being Planning Framework will inform plan development. It is a comprehensive approach to promoting safety & well-being and preventing crime and includes the following four domains:

    The plan will:

    • Identify and focus on community risk factors.

    • Be created with help from system service providers, residents and community organizations.

    • Create and action ideas that address the root causes of issues that negatively affect the health and safety of communities.

    • Focus on prevention and social development opportunities that helps keep the community safe.

    • Include a system to watch, check and react on the effect of the Plan.

    What are the areas of focus of the CSWB Plan?

    The areas of focus for the CSWB Plan include:

    • Family Violence
    • Mental Health and Addictions
    • Systemic Discrimination

    These areas of focus have formed action tables to support the planning, development and implementation of the Plan. We are looking for input from the community to better understand these issues and inform the actions taken within these areas of focus.

    Who is involved in the CSWB Plan?

    Various Peel community providers and stakeholders are involved in the development of the plan:

    Councillor Michael Palleschi, City of Brampton
    Councillor Johanna Downey, Town of Caledon
    Councillor Pat Saito, City of Mississauga
    Caledon Community Services
    Canadian Mental Health Association, Peel Dufferin Branch
    Carleton University
    Catholic Family Services Peel Dufferin
    Central West LHIN
    City of Brampton
    City of Mississauga
    Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board
    Family Services of Peel
    Indus Community Services
    Malton Neighbourhood Services
    Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
    Mississauga Halton LHIN
    Ontario Provincial Police - Caledon
    Peel Children’s Aid
    Peel Children's Centre
    Peel District School Board
    Peel Regional Police
    Region of Peel
    Regional Diversity Roundtable
    Ryerson University
    Safe Centre of Peel
    Sheridan College
    Stop Now and Plan (SNAP)
    Town of Caledon
    Trillium Health Partners
    United Way Greater Toronto

    United Way Black Community Advisory Committee

    University of Toronto, Mississauga (UTM)
    William Osler Health System