Helping Canadians from coast to coast realize their full potential™

The Canadian Society for Social Development (CSSD), established in 2004, is a federally incorporated nonprofit organization with charitable status. Our services are available online across Canada.

Donate - Find reward in helping a Canadian in need!

If you, too, believe that a strong and healthy community is one in which Canadians feel supported, empowered, valued, and heard, you can have a profound impact by clicking this donation link and supporting the CSSD. Thank you for your generosity and your commitment!

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CSSD adheres to the Imagine Canada Ethical Code.

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See our podcast - Program Information Session.
Click the above link to watch our latest Program Information Session (playable on desktop computers and mobile devices)

CSSD is looking for students...

  • Who have an interest in becoming employed or self-employed
  • Who already have basic computer skills
  • Who may find it difficult to work outside their homes
  • Who find it difficult to attend regular scheduled training programs in their communities
  • Who have the desire to learn and strive for their own independence

Student Success

CSSD Client Success stories

Wondering where CSSD programs might take you? See our students' inspiring success stories. »