St. Catharines Community-Services
A friendly, inviting community in the heart of the thriving Niagara region. With charm and beauty. St. Catharines reflects the diversity of a rich rural and urban mix, and combines all the advantages of living and working in a prosperous urban area with the traditional touches and atmosphere of a small town. Known across Ontario as the Garden City, St. Catharines prides itself on excellent community services, top notch educational opportunities, and a strong health care system. Families enjoy a high quality of life, a safe environment, and access to recreational and leisure activities for all ages.
The Regional Municipality of Niagara includes three medium density cities: St. Catharines/Thorold, Niagara Falls, and Welland. It includes four medium density towns: Grimsby, Fort Erie, Port Colborne and Niagara on the Lake. The Region includes world renowned tourist attractions such as Niagara Falls, the Welland Canal, and the Shaw Festival, to name a few. Niagara is also one of Canada's richest agricultural areas, with the nation's major soft-fruit growing area located within the Region.
The St. Catharines Public Library Board is committed to providing all the citizens of St. Catharines with the highest level of library services, materials and facilities within the resources available to meet their informational, educational and recreational needs.
United Way's mission is to increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another.