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Community Services Divisional Council [CSDC]

Community Services Divisional Council

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October 16, 2018

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas issued the following statement today to mark Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day.

March 9, 2018

For members in Developmental Services, Children’s Aid Societies, Community Agencies, BPS Corrections and Child Treatment.

February 1, 2018

Coordinated bargaining news for OPSEU Members from Sector 2, Developmental Services

November 24, 2017

On May 19, 2017, the North York Women’s Shelter (NYWS) closed its doors and laid off 32 women who worked as domestic violence counsellors and support staff. The 30 shelter beds at NYWS were moved to nine shelters across Toronto, but none of the jobs moved with those beds.

Meet the 2017-2019 OPSEU Community Services Divisional Council

Jane Kaija, CSDC Chair, Sector 4
Children’s Aid Societies Division, Local 668, CAS of the Districts of Sudbury & Manitoulin

Erin Smith-Rice, CSDC Vice Chair, Sector 2
Developmental Services, Local 740, Community Living Thunder Bay

Deborah Gordon, CSDC Secretary, Sector 15
Child Treatment Centres Division, Local 145,  St. Clair Child and Youth Services

Stephen Woods, Sector 2
Developmental Services, Local 448, Community Living Lennox and Addington

Kareen Marshall, Sector 5
Community Agencies, Local 540, Homes First Society

Len Mancini, Sector 7
BPS Corrections, Local 216, Arrell Youth Centre


Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 3:30pm
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 1:45pm

Social Services Newsletter 2011 - 2013

2013 Social Services Fall Newsletter

November 27, 2013 Read the latest news and developments from each sector of the Community Services Division Council PDF iconDownload this issue

2013 Social Services News Spring Issue

May 13, 2013 Social Services News Spring Issue: Update on Taking Action on Workplace Stress campaign; Message from the Chair, Bargaining Highlights and more PDF iconDownload this issue

2012 Social Services News Fall Issue

December 17, 2012 Workplace stress survey, Message from the Chair, CAS postcard campaign and  more. PDF iconDownload this issue

2011 Social Services News Fall Issue

November 24, 2011 Health and safety questionnaire results, the fight to protect public services in this issue and more. PDF iconDownload this issue

April 5, 2011 Social Services News, Spring Issue the provincial budget leaves most vulnerable groups behind in this issue and more. PDF iconDownload this issue

January 11, 2011 Issue 1 Greetings from Deb Gordon, Chair of the Community Services Divisional Council; sector updates, pensions and legislation, and more. PDF iconDownload this issue