Debbie Engel
Director, Community Services, Carizon Family and Community Services
400 Queen St. S.
Kitchener, ON
N2G 1W7

T 519-741-1122 ext. 222

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Barb Cardow
Director, Children's Services
99 Regina Street South
Waterloo, Ontario
N2J 4G6

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 Welcome to the Children's Planning Table!


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The Children's Planning Table is a collaborative of service providers, planning bodies and funders who have come together to plan how services can be better coordinated for children in Waterloo Region.

Mandate: The mandate of the Children's Planning Table is to serve as an integrated planning table for children's services from pre-birth to 18 years of age in Waterloo Region. The Children's Planning Table serves as Waterloo Region's Best Start Network. This planning table will take on the role of developing an Early Years Community Plan over the next few years.

Vision: The Children's Planning Table's vision is that all children in Waterloo Region live in a community that supports their developmental health through a system of coordinated and effective 

Shared Goals for Children and Youth in Waterloo Region: Together we have established 6 Shared Goals for Children and Youth in Waterloo Region. These six goals are fundamental conditions of developmental health or well-being for children and youth.  

Membership: All organizations providing support services to children (pre-birth to 18 years of age) are considered stakeholders at the planning table.

2017 Meeting Schedule: Children's Planning Table 2017 Meeting Schedule

Governance: The Children's Planning Table has a Governance Model that includes Working Groups, Backbone organization support and a Steering Committee that help the work of the Children's Planning Table move forward.

Charter: Children's Planning Table Charter 

Children's Planning Table Workplan (2015-2016)

Mid-Term Review: CPT Mid-Term Review (March 2015)

Year End Report: CPT Year End Report (2015) to the Lyle S. Hallman Foundation

Action Plan: CPT Action Plan (2015)

Shared Philosophy Action Plan Quick Reference: Shared Philosophy Action Plan