Kinbridge Community Association

Registered Name: Kinbridge Community Association

Business Number: 891470536RR0001

Kinbridge Community Association (KCA) is a grassroots organization serving a population of over 18,000 people whose aim is to meet the needs of our community, as defined by our community. KCA actively engages and empowers community through positive relationship building and the facilitation of programs and services that embrace equity, inclusion, and diversity.

Our community is a rich tapestry of diversity and skills which gives us great opportunity for growth.  KCA is always looking to expand our menu of programs and services to better equip and serve the participants and families we meet. 

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

SERVICES

  • Employment counselling (in partnership with Lutherwood)
  • Personal counselling (in partnership with the Family Counselling Centre)
  • Adult literacy (in partnership with the Literacy Group)
  • Legal services (in partnership with Legal Aid Ontario)
  • Creative housing (in partnership with Bridges to Belonging)

PROGRAMS

General

  • Christopher Champlain Cultivating Community Garden 
  • Seasonal Recreation Programs

Child

  • Get Ready for School (in partnership with Strong Start)
  • Get Set Learn Early Literacy Program (in partnership with Project Read)
  • Family Playgroup (children ages 0-6 and parents/caregivers in partnership with Family Early Years Centre)
  • Strengthening Families (in partnership with Family and Children's Services)
  • Incredible Kids (in partnership with Family and Children's Services)
  • Afterschool Programs
  • P.A. Day Programs
  • March Break Camps
  • Summer Day Camps
  • Children's Recreation Programs including cooking, science and math, self-esteem, sports, drama, tutoring, music/arts

Youth

  • [lead] Youth Leadership Programs
  • Youth Recreation Programs including cooking, self-esteem, sports, drama, music/arts
  • Southwood Resource Centre Youth Drop-In (for youth ages 10-13, 14-18)
  • Youth Sports Nights (run out of area schools: Tait St. P.S., St. Andrews P.S., Stewart Ave. P.S., Moffat Creek P.S., and the Duncan McIntosh Loft, for youth ages 10-18)
  • Drop Loft (for youth ages 13-18)
  • Volunteering
  • Youth Force Youth Employment Program

Adult/Senior

  • Family Outreach – Community Outreach Program (in partnership with Region of Waterloo)
  • Community Health and Nutrition Programs (in partnership with Region of Waterloo)
  • Adult Literacy Program (in partnership with the Literacy Group)
  • Volunteering

We do all of this by operating within two neighbourhoods, out of three main sites in the South Galt area of Cambridge.

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