Connecting with Canadians

Research Report:

The Well-being of Children: Are There Neighbourhood Effects?

by Caroline Beauvais, Jane Jenson

There is evidence that better services for children improve their outcomes, programs directed at parents improve parenting, and ensuring families have adequate incomes provides access to a host of options from better housing and nutrition to better education and recreational facilities - all with a positive observable impact on children.

Release Date: 7 Mar 2003
Number of pages: 56
Document number: 18049
Keywords: neighbourhood effects, community development, child development