Community Profile

Name of Committee: Mattawa and Area Community Development Inc. – supported by the Mattawa and Area Age-Friendly Steering Committee
Population: 1,993


  • Grant from Ministry of Seniors Affairs

This profile was updated July 2018.


Age-Friendly Program Description

Mattawa and Area Community Development Inc. leads the AFC work with community partners and stakeholders. The president is a member of the Mattawa Council. The Mattawa and Area Community Development Inc. has received funding to complete the community assessment in the following five rural communities: Mattawa, Mattawan, Papineau-Cameron, Calvin and Bonfield.

A visioning workshop was held on June 18th with the steering committee and stakeholders. The session was facilitated by the consultants who will be completing the community assessment.

Focus groups have been scheduled for early September and the survey is under development.

Current and Completed AFC Projects, Programs and Initiatives

Social Participation

  • Cooking for Seniors (Fall 2016 and winter 2017 – run by chefs and dieticians