Strategic Plan Scan: Health/mental health

Guelph’s Community Plan

Health/Mental Health

10 plans deal with health/mental health

Number of plans that deal with focus areas

Plans that deal with built environment Owner
City of Guelph Official Plan [March 2018 Consolidation] City of Guelph
Recreation, Parks & Culture Strategic Master Plan & South End Centre Component Study (July 2009) City of Guelph
Older Adult Strategy City of Guelph
Think Youth: 2013-2018 Guelph Youth Strategy City of Guelph
Adverse Childhood Experiences Coalition Guelph Wellington, Theory of Change Adverse Childhood Experiences Coalition Guelph Wellington
Dufferin Wellington Special Needs Strategy Dufferin Wellington Special Needs
Growing Great Kids Growing Great Kids Network
Growing Great Generations Growing Great Generations Network
Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Reduction
Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy

Focus area: Physical health

City of Guelph Official Plan

City of Guelph
March 2018 Consolidation
Focus area: Physical health

Priority area
  • Protecting what is valuable establishes policies and development criteria for: Health and safety provisions aimed at ensuring a diverse, healthy environment
Relevant sections
  • Chapter 5: Movement of People and Goods – An Integrated Transportation System
  • Chapter 7: Community Infrastructure
  • Section 11.1: Downtown Guelph Secondary Plan

Recreation, Parks & Culture Strategic Master Plan & South End Centre Component Study

City of Guelph
July 2009
Focus area: Physical health

Priority areas
  • A physically active and healthy community that promotes active living: Continued increases in the level, duration and intensity of physical activity for all residents so as to create the most physically active residents in Canada, Improved community wellness and health indicators as a result of physical activity initiatives
  • A sustainable network of recreational infrastructure: Recreational opportunities that enable and support unstructured, self‐scheduled, multi‐ability, and low‐cost activities, in addition to local sports and other organized activities

Older Adult Strategy

City of Guelph
October 2014
Focus area: Physical health

Priority areas
  • In Guelph, all older adults will be treated respectfully and included fully in social life
  • Guelph will offer facilities and programs that allow older adults to participate in recreational and social activities as they age

Think Youth: Guelph Youth Strategy

City of Guelph
2013 – 2018
Focus area: Physical health

Priority areas
  • Develop a comprehensive marketing plan so all youth are aware of programming and supports for youth in crisis
  • Endorse City of Guelph anti-bullying policy
  • Facilitate a City-led health and wellness campaign to support youth wellness

Theory of Change

Adverse Childhood Experiences Coalition Guelph Wellington
July 2018
Focus area: Physical health

Priority areas
  • Research: To understand the prevalence and effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) locally
  • Local best practice: To share Circle of Security, an evidence-based, relationship-based program focused on enhancing attachment between parents and children by supporting parents to read their child’s emotional needs, support their child to manage emotions, and develop their child’s self-esteem

Dufferin Wellington Special Needs Strategy

Dufferin Wellington Special Needs
Focus area: Physical health

Priority area
  • Identifying kids earlier and getting them the right help sooner: Trained providers will have a new developmental screen for children in the preschool years. They will screen for potential risks to the child’s development as early as possible.

Growing Great Kids

Growing Great Kids Network
Focus area: Physical health

Priority areas
  • Equitable access to early years services for children birth to six years of age and their families
  • Increase early years’ service levels, Increase accessibility to early years services and programmes

Growing Great Generations

Growing Great Generations Network
Community Plan 2018 – 2023
Focus area: Physical health

Priority areas
  • Mental health services & supports: Conduct an environmental scan of the mental health services that exist locally, support the work of the lead for children and youth mental health services following the implementation of the Child and Youth Mental Services Framework
  • Recreation services and supports: Define the role of recreation in the social and health service system, Integrate recreation with other social and health policies for children and youth
  • Family supports: Increase knowledge and awareness of the different parental supports available locally, identify and increase awareness about parental supports that meet the unique needs of priority populations, including youth who are parents
  • Social Inclusion: Identify social inclusion support needs of marginalized children and youth

Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination

Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Reduction
Strategic plan: 2018 – 2021
Focus area: Physical health

Priority area
  • Health inequities

Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy

Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy
Strategic Plan 2017 – 2022
Focus area: Physical health

Priority areas
  • Prevention
  • Harm reduction
  • Treatment and recovery

Focus area: Mental health

City of Guelph Official Plan

City of Guelph
March 2018 Consolidation
Focus area: Mental health

Priority area
  • Protecting what is valuable establishes policies and development criteria for: Health and safety provisions aimed at ensuring a diverse, healthy environment
Relevant sections
  • Chapter 3: Planning a Complete and Healthy Community
  • Chapter 7: Community Infrastructure

Recreation, Parks & Culture Strategic Master Plan & South End Centre Component Study

City of Guelph
July 2009
Focus area: Mental health

Priority areas
  • A physically active and healthy community that promotes active living: Continued increases in the level, duration and intensity of physical activity for all residents so as to create the most physically active residents in Canada, Improved community wellness and health indicators as a result of physical activity initiatives
  • A sustainable network of recreational infrastructure: Recreational opportunities that enable and support unstructured, self‐scheduled, multi‐ability, and low‐cost activities, in addition to local sports and other organized activities

Older Adult Strategy

City of Guelph
October 2014
Focus area: Mental health

Priority areas
  • In Guelph, all older adults will be treated respectfully and included fully in social life
  • Guelph will offer facilities and programs that allow older adults to participate in recreational and social activities as they age

Think Youth: Guelph Youth Strategy

City of Guelph
2013 – 2018
Focus area: Mental health

Priority areas
  • Develop a comprehensive marketing plan so all youth are aware of programming and supports for youth in crisis
  • Endorse City of Guelph anti-bullying policy
  • Facilitate a City-led health and wellness campaign to support youth wellness

Theory of Change

Adverse Childhood Experiences Coalition Guelph Wellington
July 2018
Focus area: Mental health

Priority areas
  • Research: To understand the prevalence and effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) locally
  • Local best practice: To share Circle of Security, an evidence-based, relationship-based program focused on enhancing attachment between parents and children by supporting parents to read their child’s emotional needs, support their child to manage emotions, and develop their child’s self-esteem

Dufferin Wellington Special Needs Strategy

Dufferin Wellington Special Needs
Focus area: Mental health

Priority area
  • Identifying kids earlier and getting them the right help sooner: Trained providers will have a new developmental screen for children in the preschool years. They will screen for potential risks to the child’s development as early as possible.

Growing Great Kids

Growing Great Kids Network
Focus area: Mental health

Priority areas
  • Equitable access to early years services for children birth to six years of age and their families
  • Increase early years’ service levels, Increase accessibility to early years services and programmes

Growing Great Generations

Growing Great Generations Network
Community Plan 2018 – 2023
Focus area: Mental health

Priority areas
  • Mental health services & supports: Conduct an environmental scan of the mental health services that exist locally, support the work of the lead for children and youth mental health services following the implementation of the Child and Youth Mental Services Framework
  • Recreation services and supports: Define the role of recreation in the social and health service system, Integrate recreation with other social and health policies for children and youth
  • Family supports: Increase knowledge and awareness of the different parental supports available locally, identify and increase awareness about parental supports that meet the unique needs of priority populations, including youth who are parents
  • Social Inclusion: Identify social inclusion support needs of marginalized children and youth

Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination

Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Reduction
Strategic plan: 2018 – 2021
Focus area: Mental health

Priority area
  • Health inequities

Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy

Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy
Strategic Plan 2017 – 2022
Focus area: Mental health

Priority areas
  • Prevention
  • Harm reduction
  • Treatment and recovery