Friday, October 20, 2017
SSN History

2002-2004          2005-2007          •2008-2010          •2011-2012

2005

Established relationships with mainstream service providers to deliver 26 presentations to 1600 members of the diverse South Asian community in the Region

Member of HSPC Action plan

Held first Annual South Asian Day in Markham- May 14, 2005.

Declaration of South Asian Heritage Day in Markham.

Responded to Victims of the Tsunami & Asian earthquake.

Delivered cultural sensitivity training for 200 staff of various agencies.

2006

Applied/Received joint funding & program partnership with Family Services of York Region.

Established additional shared office space at Simpressions (Jobskills)

Received Charitable Status effective 2005

Officially recognized as a United Way of York Region Agency

Prepared first Strategic Plan and organization structure

2007

Increased funding level 12 times

Hosted First South Asian Health Fair

Held First South Asian Awards Ceremony to recognize the contribution of South Asians to the Canadian Community in 6 categories

Appointed first Executive Director and increased staff number to 10 including two Program Managers, Outreach Service Administrator and Team Leaders.