Furthermore, as a Durham Region Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Community of Practice (DEI CoP) member, CDCD stands in solidarity with other local agencies.
Read our commitment statements here
A Note From Our Executive Director
Community Development Council Durham (CDCD), thanks you for your valuable partnership, support, and strong collaborations with our agency!
2020 brought challenges and new opportunities to all of us as residents, staff, and service organizations. I, therefore, hope you and your loved ones remain safe, healthy, and in high spirits.
I am pleased to share our 2020 Annual Report (click here) and impressive digital art that depicts our successes and themes highlighted at our recent AGM event.
CDCD remains committed to identifying regional community development needs and informing relevant policy and programming while supporting and delivering effective services.
As always, we look forward to continuing to build our working relationship and partnerships with you.
Hermia Corbette Executive Director
How Can We Help You Today
We continue to serve you by telephone, email or video conferencing. *Walk-ins and access to our resource centre are suspended at this time* If you or someone you know needs help or information, please call or email the department listed below. To leave a voice message make sure you clearly state your name, number and reason for calling.
We will follow up with you within 24 hours, Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Services are available in person (by appointment only), telephone, email or video conferencing.
Please note that we are not open for walk-ins at this time CDCD is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our clients, volunteers, staff and community partners, as well as maintaining a secure environment for everyone.
How We’ve Helped In 2020
Individuals Engaged in Ajax Welcome Centre-Led Initiatives
Educational Sessions – Community Development
Community Connections Group Activities
Clients Served – Orientation Program
Service Engagements – Settlement Workers in Schools Program
Our goal is to help newcomers fully engage in all aspects of Canadian life, social, economic, political and cultural, and to maximize the benefits of their participation and contribution to Canadian society.
Newcomer high school students are invited to join Settlement Workers in Schools for a Youth Chat about Halloween Safety Tips. Participants are encouraged to participate wearing their costumes. We will share our costumes with the group (for those who are comfortable), provide information about Halloween including: What is Halloween and safety tips, and there will [...]
SWIS Durham invites you to attend our Making Connections Event for Newcomer High School Students. SWIS is excited to be featuring award-winning youth speaker and social entrepreneur Sam Demma as guest speaker at our Making Connections Event. Sam's mission is to provide students with the hope, tools and strategies they need to become servant leaders [...]