Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition (ISARC)

ISARC is a provincial network of faith groups working together for greater  social justice over the past 30 years.

Our coalition is sustained by the commitment of faith groups working for new public policies that ensure justice and dignity for Ontarians marginalized by poverty.

Our advocacy efforts are focused on three broad areas:


Housing and Homelessness


Living Wage


Social Assistance


A wintery outlook for the poor

February 26, 2016 Posted by :

Ontario Budget 2016: A wintery outlook...

Despite some positive steps, Ontario’s 2016 budget continues to leave Ontario’s poor playing catch up. Significant poverty reduction more…

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A Budget is a Moral Document

February 1, 2016 Posted by :

A Budget is a Moral Document

A budget reflects what we truly value, said Joe Gunn, presenting ISARC’s brief to the Ontario Government’s Pre-Budget more…

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ISARC Religious Leaders Forum in Ontario Legislative Building

November 26, 2015 Posted by :

Forum told: Get angry about poverty

ISARC drew a full house to a Queen’s Park religious leaders forum that affirmed how faith can be more…

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