Community Development

Welcome to CARP Community Development

Contact us to find out more about CARP Chapters.  We can help you get involved in your local chapter, or help you start one in your community.

To find your more about how CARP Chapters operate, and how you can start one in your community, please click here.

Click here to read our 2012 Community Development Annual Report

Click here to read our 2011 Community Development Annual Report

To access our CARP Chapter Handbook, please click here.

To access our Member Handbook, please click here.

To view our Chapter listing, please click here

Anthony Quinn – Director, Community Development





Elise Kayfetz
, Community Development Officer

Katherine McLeod

Katherine McLeod, Community Development Officer

    In the Spotlight

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