There are many local community groups and organizations to help residents with a variety of needs through different programs, services and offerings in the Township of Edwardsburgh Cardinal and the United Counties of Leeds & Grenville.

If you have a community group or organization that you would like posted on this page, please contact us.

Navigating community services

211 Ontario helps you navigate the network of human services in our community with an online search tool. Search by topic, organization and location on a variety of topics, including:

  • Abuse and assault
  • Community programs
  • Disabilities
  • Emergency and crisis
  • Employment and training
  • Family services
  • Food
  • Francophones
  • Government and legal
  • Health care
  • Homelessness
  • Housing
  • Income support
  • Indigenous peoples
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mental health and addictions
  • Newcomers
  • Older adults
  • Youth

Food For All Food Bank

The Food For All Food Bank (South Grenville Food Bank) distributes food to individuals and families in need in the communities of Edwardsburgh Cardinal, Augusta and Prescott. The food bank relies mainly on volunteers, donors, grants and community support for operation in its quest to eliminate hunger in South Grenville.

Youth in need

Connect Youth's programs and services are tailored to meet the needs of youth in our community, including housing, food, wellness, mental health and addiction services. The organization serves as a safe place for youth in need for Leeds and Grenville.

Recreation and play

There are a variety of organizations that provide recreation and play services in the community.

Making play possible

Making Play Possible removes the economic obstacles that could prevent a child from accessing much-needed physical, social and creative opportunities. Working with government, businesses, communities, families and volunteers, they ensure that children and youth have access to recreational and athletic activities.

Ontario Recreation Facilities Association (ORFA)

The Ontario Recreation Facilities Association (ORFA) is a not-for-profit, volunteer driven recreation organization that operates and manages recreation facilities in municipalities, educational institutions, government agencies, First Nations communities and in the private sector. As a member-based organization, the ORFA is dedicated to providing leadership in training and development, and products and services for the benefit of the recreation facility profession.

South Edwardsburgh Recreation Association (SERA)

The South Edwardsburgh Recreation Association (SERA), established in 1973, is the oldest Edwardsburgh recreational group in operation. SERA fundraises locally to support the construction of community halls, pools, ball diamonds, tennis courts and volleyball courts. The association keeps residents up to date with upcoming events, news and tips. 

Spencerville Skating Club

The Spencerville Skating Club offers skating programs, registrations and ice times for children and youth learning to skate in the Spencerville community.

Prescott Figure Skating Club

The Prescott Figure Skating Club offers skating programs, registrations and ice times for children and youth learning to skate in the Prescott community.

South Grenville Minor Hockey Association

The South Grenville Minor Hockey Association (SGMHA) is the official home of organized minor hockey play in South Grenville.

Kemptville District Minor Hockey Association

The Kemptville District Minor Hockey Association (KDMHA) is the official home of organized minor hockey play in North Grenville.

Rideau St. Lawrence Kings

The Rideau St. Lawrence Kings is the official home of organized select hockey in the U9 to U16 age divisions in the community.

Rideau St. Lawrence Thunder

The Rideau St. Lawrence Thunder is the official home of organized select girls hockey in the U15, U18 and Senior A age divisions in the community.

Upper Canada Cyclones

The Upper Canada Cyclones is the official home of AAA hockey for the U13 to U15 age divisions in the community.

Brockville Braves (CCHL)

The Brockville Braves are the Tier 1 hockey team in Brockville, playing in the Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL).

Great Lakes Waterfront Trail

A signature project for the Waterfront Regeneration Trust, the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail follows the course of the St. Lawrence River with a 37 km bikeway connecting trail users to several communities, incredible vistas and one of Canada's first national parks, St. Lawrence Islands National Park. 

Employment and economic development

There are a variety of organizations that provide jobs and employment services in the community.

CSE Consulting

CSE Consulting provides employment services for job seekers, such as:

  • Free workshops and certifications
  • Career decision-making assistance
  • Job search guidance
  • Interview preparation techniques
  • Resumé and cover letter development
  • Apprenticeship and placement support
  • Government funded programs
  • Job boards

CSE Consulting also provides employer services, such as:

  • HR resources
  • Job fair assistance
  • No-cost job postings
  • Candidate screening
  • Job retention services
  • Training and wage incentives
  • Grant services

United Counties of Leeds Grenville Economic Development Office

The United Counties of Leeds Grenville Economic Development Office supports existing and potential businesses in the area, helping them succeed and thrive by providing information and resources on these topics and more:

  • Business profiles and directories
  • Key industries
  • Economic corridors
  • Utilities
  • Available lands and buildings
  • Planning and development maps
  • Demographics and statistics
  • Cost of living
  • Education and training options

Employment + Education Centre (EEC)

The Employment + Education Centre (EEC) is a not-for-profit agency committed to helping you reach your potential through education, employment, volunteering and financial support. The centre helps both job seekers and employers in their employment and education needs, and provides training, certification and skills boosting.

Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC)

Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) helps local businesses succeed by offering business loans, innovation grants, free business advice and COVID-19 relief and recovery funding.

Leeds Grenville Small Business Centre

The Leeds Grenville Small Business Centre helps small businesses in the community start, grow and expand by offering valuable resources and tools to help overcome business hurdles. The publicly funded initiative provides free consultations, low-cost workshops, training, events and programs to assist small business owners throughout the area.

Spencerville Business and Community Connections (SBCC)

Spencerville Business and Community Connections (SBCC) is a local, community-based organization, devoted to promoting and advancing the interests of Spencerville and the wider area, and to attracting visitors who will take advantage of local services and businesses.

Member businesses and organizations work together to enhance communication and collaboration between the business and non-profit communities. SBCC coordinates its activities to promote the quality of life in Spencerville, while advancing economic, cultural, recreational and social interests of both residents and visitors to the area.

South Grenville Chamber of Commerce

Made up of 150 members, the South Grenville Chamber of Commerce is influential in directing the area's growth, economic development, tourism and quality of life for the community. The Chamber is committed to promoting its members and their businesses and services, striving to make the community a better place to live, work and play.

Ontario East Economic Development

Ontario East Economic Development enables and encourages economic development in our area by promoting eastern Ontario as a centre for investment and business growth. The development commission is a single point of contact for site selectors, start-up supports and business growth, and offers success stories, target sector information, news and events to the business community.

Port of Johnstown

The Port of Johnstown provides local, national and international clients with an efficient, reliable and affordable intermodal infrastructure in support of foreign and domestic trade, and to contribute actively to regional economic development.


Discover Leeds Grenville offers tourists and visitors in-depth information, resources, tools and more to help plan tour trip, and discover the many attractions, eateries, sights, experiences and hospitality options that our area has to offer. View business and tourism directories, check out upcoming events and discover the many things to see and do here during all four seasons.

You can also discover more about south eastern Ontario's experiences, destinations and events with South Eastern Ontario, a site dedicated to supporting visitors as they explore our wondrous area, and developed in part by the Ministry of Tourism, Heritage, Culture and Sport.

Spencerville Fair

The Spencerville Fair is presented by the Spencerville Agricultural Society, offering many fun activities, contests, rides, experiences, food and more to fairgoers each year.

Spencerville Mill and Museum

Visit the last remaining mill on the South Nation River at the Spencerville Mill and Museum. Discover historic exhibits, check out annual events, learn more about the Mill Foundation and book weddings at the beautiful historic site.

Tourism operator support

Our Regional Tourism Organization's (RTO 9) Tourismtalk actively promotes tourism for the South Eastern Ontario region, and works to support and grow the industry through product development initiatives. Tourism operators can collaborate and work together to build tourism revenue and grow the industry in our area.

Immigration and newcomers

The Leeds and Grenville Immigration Portal provides helpful information to newcomers and international students to Canada and our region. It helps newcomers settle into the area with basic information upon first arrival and everyday living. The portal offers arrival checklists, resources and tools to learn English, navigate Francophone Leeds and Grenville, find work and find immigrant services.


The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence - Rideau plays a vital role in building community capacity in Leeds and Grenville by providing leadership opportunities, training and placement for volunteers in non-profit organizations and creating a sense of belonging and inclusion in the community for volunteers.

Discover more information about volunteer opportunities, training and events, member services, tax returns, corporate citizenship and the centre's member organizations.

Conservation and environment

Many organizations provide valuable information and services in conservation and environmental protection efforts in the community.

South Nation Conservation

One of Ontario's 36 conservation authorities, South Nation Conservation protects and restores regional ecosystems through ecology and the study of water quality, natural habitats, plants and animals to help identify environmental needs, encourage sustainable community development and advise partners on land use, development proposals and construction.

The conservation authority manages more than 4,400 km² of land in eastern Ontario and has led hundreds of stewardship projects to success by ensuring the management of natural occurrences, natural resources and human activities results in the protection or improvement of water resources.

Drinking Water Source Protection

South Nation Conservation and the Raisin Region Conservation Authority developed the Drinking Water Source Protection online resource, offering information on the protection of the area's drinking water, vulnerability scores, maps, signage, brochures, reports and more.

Tree Atlas

The Province of Ontario's Tree Atlas helps you learn which trees are native to Ontario and the best species to plant where you live.

Emergency Management

Emergency Management Ontario provides critical information about emergency management associated with COVID-19, as well as how to be alert ready. It offers resources on personal emergency preparedness, fire safety, response plans, hazard identification and more.

Royal Canadian Legion

The Royal Canadian Legion is committed to making a difference in the lives of veterans and their families, providing essential services in the community, and remembering the men and women who sacrificed for our country.

In Edwardsburgh Cardinal, the Legion has two branches: