Providing sector leadership in systems level planning initiatives

  • PSW Wage Enhancement advice/advocacy on behalf of the sector
  • Sector-wide education initiatives to build capacity
  • Sharing of best/emerging practices

Aligning sector planning work with LHIN-wide planning priorities

  • Assessment and Eligibility Criteria for Community Support Services
  • Centralized Access
  • Standardized Definitions and Equitable Access

Designing and testing new integrated service models

  • Integrated Transportation Model
  • Telephone Safety Service
  • Assisted Living for High Risk Seniors
  • Centralized Intake Booking

Steering Committee


Candace Thomson, North York Seniors Centre

Nimisha Hirji, CSS Network

Past Chair

Karen Whitehead-Lye, March of Dimes Canada


Sonya Murray, Better Living

Nancy Kula, CHATS

Cecile Raymond, Circle of Care

Debra Walko, LOFT

Susan Doyle, Lumacare

Laura Visser, PACE Independent Living

Andy Leung, Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care