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447 Hunter St., Woodstock, ON N4S 4G7

Bridges Out of Poverty

Join us Thursday October 27, 2022 from 9:00am- 3:00pm for Bridges Out of Poverty Virtual Workshop.

Strategies for Service Providers, Businesses, Front-line Workers, Volunteers & Community Leaders – A great learning session for everyone!

Gain a deeper understanding of the challenges and strengths of people living in poverty. This workshop is based on the work of Dr. Ruby Payne, PhD, which will help you partner with individuals to create opportunities for success. You will:

-Examine the impact of poverty on families;

-Explore the hidden rules of economic class;

-Identify ways to improve relationships;

-Develop new tools to better address individuals’ needs.


“This is truly transforming information and I’ve had many members of my staff tell me it was the best PD day that they’ve had.”
– Secondary School Principal


“I have been to many workshops and have never come away from a day with as much information and desire to make changes in our system as I do now. In those few hours that you spent with us today, you’ve made a huge impact on how I plan to help my clients and I am grateful.”
– Social Worker




*$37.20/ticket – Includes Digital workbook & virtual workshop. Digital Workbook and session link will be emailed to registrants closer to event.


If you would like to add a hard copy of the workbook, it is an additional $25 and will be available ONLY by pre-arranged pick up at the United Way Oxford office, 447 Hunter St., Woodstock, ON N4S 4G7.

If you are a student, a volunteer, or a local non-profit organization that requires financial assistance to participate, please call United Way Oxford directly to discuss.*


For more information call United Way Oxford at 519-539-3851 ext 301 or