While CKPL branches are closed to help minimize the spread of COVID-19, the Community Navigators are not able to provide all services as indicated below. If you need help, please call or email Cathy or Lori and they will do their best to assist you over the phone or by email. Face-to-face appointments are not available at this time. 

In partnership with Employment and Social Services, Chatham-Kent Public Library can help connect you with community services through the Community Navigator program.

The Community Navigator program serves all Chatham-Kent Public Library patrons through our 11 branch library system - all you need is a library card! With the help of a Community Navigator, CKPL can:

  • provide one-on-one instruction in accessing government, social and health services online
  • assist with completing online forms and applications
  • help with referrals to community agencies, 
  • provide employment support and referrals to employment support agencies
  • help to identifying continuing learning opportunities based on your individual needs

Rent SmartRentSmart Tenant Education Program 

RentSmart is a training program to teach individuals how to be good tenants, how to budget, and look after a home. As well as how to communicate with landlords, neighbours, roommates, and others.

See RentSmart for more information or to register. 

Ask Community Navigator

Do you have questions? Are you unsure about available services? Give us a call or email and we will do our best to help you find answers.

Cathy 
Email: cathyy@chatham-kent.ca
Phone: 226.312.2025 x4852

Lori
Email: loridi@chatham-kent.ca
Phone: 226.312.2025 x4853