Did you know?

16,915 people in Chatham-Kent live on incomes below the Poverty Line. 

Sadly, 4,520 are children.

these number don't account for the "working poor", homeless, and individuals and families that are not in the social assistance systems...


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Mission Statement

To work together to support, develop and implement strategies to eliminate poverty in Chatham-Kent.

Vision Statement

No person in Chatham-Kent will live in poverty.


The purpose of the Chatham-Kent Prosperity Roundtable is to provide leadership in the promotion and development of a healthy community through the creation of innovative opportunities intended to reduce poverty among residents of Chatham-Kent. 

The Prosperity Roundtable is made up of CK citizens, business, government, and nonprofit representatives collaborating to find innovative solutions to poverty and building an inclusive community for all members. The poverty reduction initiatives of the roundtable are carried out by aligning with existing organizations and incorporating poverty reduction strategies into everyday life and work.

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