Oxford Drug Strategy Logo

Oxford County Drug Strategy Project Steering Committee


Persons with lived experience to advise the Oxford County Drug Strategy Project Steering Committee


The Oxford County Drug Strategy is seeking Persons With Lived Experience to participate on the Oxford County Drug Strategy Steering Committee. Your knowledge, skills and expertise will be crucial in the development of a local drug strategy, including an overdose response plan for Oxford County.

We are seeking people who

  • Use drugs or have used drugs and/or family members of people who use drugs
  • Are dependable and willing to work in partnership with local agencies, first responders and people who use drugs (PWUD)
  • Will actively participate in monthly meetings
  • It is anticipated that approximately 5 hrs. of your time will be required each month to attend meetings and review documents
  • Are interested in sharing insights and expertise about their lived experiences in ways can inform prevention, treatment and harm reduction work in Oxford County

This is a volunteer position, but includes payment of a $50 honorarium for each meeting attended as a token of appreciation for your time and expertise. In addition, travel expenses to attend Project Steering Committee meetings will also be reimbursed.

Please apply to:

Peter Heywood

Manager, Health Protection

Oxford County Public Health

410 Buller Street

Woodstock, ON   N4S 4N2

Tel: 519-539-9800 ext. 3502

Email: pheywood@oxfordcounty.ca

In person: Working hours from Mon-Fri 8:30 am to 4:30 pm