Empowering People, Transforming Communities
Community Transformation Foundation (CTF) is a Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to building resilient communities by fostering local economic exchange and social connections.
CTF members have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on individuals, families, and communities across Canada. Membership fees directly support our vital programs that provide free counseling, access to resources, and skill-building activities for those in need.
As a member, you’ll also enjoy exclusive benefits, including access to discounted products and services, such as our innovative training and educational workshop series. You’ll also gain access to our Community Exchange.
Join our community today and help us create positive change in our local neighbourhoods. Thank you for your support in helping us continue our vital work.
Our Beliefs, Vision & Mission
Creating Positive Change, One Person at a Time.
We believe in a world where there is Unity in our neighbourhood communities. Our vision is contribute and facilitate building resilient communities by fostering local economic exchange and social connections. Our mission is to transform lives and create positive change in our communities. We provide free counseling, access to resources, and skill-building activities to support those in need. Our goal is to create a safer, more just society for all by fostering healing, growth, and resilience. We believe in smart fund allocation, and therefore we employ minimal staff.
How You Can Help
Compassion in Action
Become a Doner
CTF is doing incredible work in building stronger, more resilient communities across Canada. By fostering local economic exchange and social connections, CTF is creating a more equitable and sustainable society where everyone has access to the resources they need to thrive.
As a nonprofit organization, CTF relies on the generous support of individuals like you to continue our vital programs for individuals, families, and communities across the country. By donating to CTF, you have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of those in need.
Your donation can help provide free counseling, resources, and skill-building activities to support those who require it the most. Moreover, by supporting CTF, you will be contributing to building a vibrant and thriving community that supports local businesses and organizations that share our values.
So, we invite you to donate to CTF today and become a part of our community of like-minded individuals dedicated to creating positive change in our communities. Your donation, no matter how big or small, will make a difference in the lives of those in need, and we are incredibly grateful for your support. Thank you for considering joining us in our mission to transform lives and create a more equitable and sustainable society.
Become a Volunteer
Volunteers to CTF correspond with inmates participating in our letter-writing program & 19-Day Transformation Programs. Please write a description encouraging people to become volunteers and highlight the qualities that make up a good volunteer. Also, we need volunteers to run our social media platform that supports victims of crime who are healing through PTSD. Also, we need volunteers to run our FUNDRIVE which collects household goods and sells them to Value Village.
Letter-Writing Program & 19-Day Transformation Program Volunteer: CTF is looking for compassionate volunteers to correspond with inmates participating in our letter-writing program and 19-Day Transformation Programs. By becoming a volunteer, you will provide a listening ear and a positive influence for individuals who may be struggling with feelings of isolation, loneliness, and uncertainty. You’ll have the opportunity to build meaningful relationships with those in need and offer hope and support during a difficult time. Qualities that make up a good volunteer include empathy, active listening skills, non-judgmental attitude, good communication skills, reliability, and a willingness to learn.
Volunteers play an essential role in supporting our mission to transform lives and create positive change in our communities. Thank you for considering becoming a CTF volunteer and for helping us make a difference in the lives of others.
Become a Member
As a CTF member, you have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives because Membership fees directly support our vital programs of individuals, families, and communities across Canada. We provide free counseling, access to resources, and skill-building activities to support those in need.
Membership fees directly support our vital programs, including our free counseling services, access to resources, and skill-building activities. Your contribution helps us continue our mission to create a safer, more just society for all.
Joining our community as a member not only supports our work but also gives you access to exclusive benefits. Our products and services, including our innovative training and educational workshop series, are to members at a discounted rate.
More Ways You Can Help
Donate a Laptop
As our organization grows, we are in need of the technology & resources to keep up with us. If you have a laptop or printer which you no longer use, please consider donating it today. Contact us for details.
Become a Member
You can get involved today by becoming a member. When you become a member, you are joining a growing network of change-makers, a network strong enough to impact positive change in our communities. Members enjoy access to specialized programs & services and also receive discounts with our partners.
Participate in our Food Drivepe
CTF is gathing food & delivering to people in need.
What People Say
“At CTF, I have met an extraordinary person who not only understands but is real, open, and honest, which is a dying breed of today’s world.”T.R., Age 26, (9 years in jail) Maplehurst C.C., Ontario
“CTF provides useful, current methods to encourage inmates to self-reflect…Thank you CTF for your commitment to those who are easily disregarded by society.”A.S., Family of an inmate., Penetang, Ontario
- The Value of Supporting & Pen-paling with Prisoners: Breaking the Cycle of CrimeWhen individuals are incarcerated, they often lose contact with the outside world and feel isolated from their loved ones. However, studies have shown that when inmates have a pen-pal or receive support from the outside, it can significantly impact their rehabilitation and reduce the likelihood of reoffending. In this blog post, we’ll explore the value of supporting and pen-paling with prisoners.
- Why CTF is Donation-BasedToday CTF received more than $100 in donations to help keep our phones & websites running.
- News From the Board of DirectorsThe CTF Board of Directors has been meeting weekly for the past three months. Our main goal is finding ways to sustain our ever-increasing transformation programs to inmates & their loved ones across Canada. We’re launching a new multi-level membership package, training new volunteers for our pen pal program, and gradually increasing the number ofContinue reading “News From the Board of Directors”
Become a Volunteer
With the aim of helping as many people as possible, we always welcoming enthusiastic volunteers. Please contact us for more info.