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KDCHC services are focused on the health and wellbeing of our community.  Our mission is to ensure access to a broad range of services for people who have many barriers to accessing what is important to wellbeing such as good health care, including oral health care; a safe place to call home; access to healthy food and: a strong sense of community belonging.  Living wage is one concrete way for KDCHC to support the overwhelming evidence that income is a key determinant for health and well being and an investment in our community.
Eric GoldbergExecutive DirectorKitchener Downtown Community Health CentreKitchener, Ontario

The 2018 living wage rate in Waterloo region is  

Find out more about the 2018 living wage calculation here.

Enroll in our Employer Recognition Program today – Online Living Wage Enrolment Form


It is with sadness that we mark the passing of our friend and colleague Trudy Beaulne who died suddenly on Friday, January 5, 2018. Trudy was the Executive Director of the Social Development Centre of Waterloo Region and was a founding member of Living Wage Waterloo Region. We are grateful for Trudy’s contributions to LWWR and to building a more just and inclusive community in Waterloo Region.

Read about Trudy on the CBC, the Record, at the MHBP Neighbourhood Association, or at Social Development Centre WR. Visitation information is provided at Henry Walser Funeral Home.


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