Pathway to Potential's Funded Initiatives and Programs
Transit Windsor - Affordable Bus Pass Program
The Affordable Pass Program (APP) provides a 49% discount (funded by Pathway to Potential) toward the purchase of a bus pass for individuals receiving social assistance benefits, Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and eligible families living with low income. Visit the Transit Windsor APP website for more information.
Access County Community Support Services (ACCESS) – Garden to You Social Enterprise and Employment Program
The program expands the success of the ACCESS Community Garden project, providing paid and volunteer opportunities for ODSP recipients, OW recipients and other individuals on a low income who would benefit from the extra income before benefit deductions. Visit the ACCESS website for more information.
CAW Local 200 – Computers for Kids
The Computers for Kids program will refurbish computers received through private, public and corporate donors and distribute the computers to children living in low income and not-for-profit agencies. Visit the Computers for Kids Facebook page for more information.
CommUnity Partnership (CUP)
CUP formed to revitalize neighbourhoods and support community growth and development. CUP works toward reducing residents’ depth of poverty by addressing gaps in services and enhancing opportunities in six primary domains: mental and physical health, advocacy and access to networks, education opportunities, recreation, food security, community sharing and mobilization. Visit the CommUnity Partnership website
for more information.
Connections Early Years Family Centre - Be Back Soon
The Be Back Soon Program offers parents who qualify an opportunity to leave their children 0 to 6 years of age at the Connections Early Years Family Centre for a short period while they attend medical, legal, social service or counseling appointments; job interviews; or workshops. Visit the Connections Be Back Soon website for more information.
Drouillard Place hosts after-school programs in the Ford City and Grandview communities, providing help with homework, sports activities, guest speakers, nutritional snacks and more. Programs provide a comfortable, non-threatening, non-judgemental atmosphere for youth. Pathway to Potential funds the Teen Program and Grandview Youth Programs.
Visit the Drouillard Place Youth Centre website for more information.
Phone - Teen Program: 519-253-2220
Phone - Grandview Youth Programs: 519-944-5475
Windsor Essex Community Housing Corporation (WECHC) – Summer Recreation Program
The WECHC provides a free summer recreation program in seven local housing communities. The program gives children between 4 and 17 years of age an opportunity to participate in various positive recreational and social activities during the summer months. Visit the WECHC website for more information.