The Faculty of Social and Community Services provides specialized education and training for students who want to pursue a career to make a difference in their community. Outstanding student services, state-of-the-art facilities and practical work placements along with expert faculty make for a rewarding student experience. We are dedicated to delivering more than an education - we are changing lives!
Become an everyday hero in your career. Work placements, extensive industry partnerships, state-of-the-art facilities and dedicated, experienced professors take your education far beyond the classroom and prepare you for a lifetime of making a difference. Some of our graduates have gone on to become Chiefs of Police, Executive Directors, Premier Award Winners and Members of Government. But they don't need to hold high-ranking positions for us to be proud ... every graduate from the Faculty of Social & Community Services makes a difference in their community!
June MacDonald-Jenkins MSc, BScN
Sr. Dean, Faculty of Social and Community Services, Principal, Lakeshore Campus
With over 800 community partners and comprehensive work-integrated opportunities, you will make connections with students, alumni and professionals in the field.
Students have access to a wide range of services to support their education and career.
Students have a range of opportunities for exploration and learning across the world.
No matter your career or academic goals, you can start or continue your learning journey at Humber.
Rageni Reddy currently works as a Forensic Identification Assistant with York Regional Police. Read their experience with Humber's Forensic Identification program here.
Tasmine Fraser is currently working as a Community Programs Coordinator at Victim Services Toronto, where she worked as a crisis counsellor for nearly 3 years before changing roles. Read more about her experience with Humber's Social Services Worker (SSW) program.
Real-world learning is part of the classroom experience through on-campus facilities that focus on state-of-the-art technology.
Crime Scene Simulation Lab
The mock crime scene apartment is an experiential lab built within the Centre for Justice Leadership that allows students to practice forensic techniques.
Humber trains students with an impressive scope of state-of-the-art forensic equipment that allows them to integrate seamlessly into their future workplace.
Driving Simulation Labs
Students get exposed to the toughest challenges in a controlled environment in our driving simulation lab.
Therapeutic Play Lab
Students learn how to integrate developmental, preventative and therapeutic approaches into the lives of children, youth, families and communities in the Play Lab.
Humber’s potential for social innovation focuses on multidisciplinary approaches to facilitate the removal of barriers, community capacity development through the co-creation of solutions that address current societal challenges on a local, national and global level. Projects in this area aim to address challenges and create social opportunities by collaborating with community members and partners to take collective action. Projects through Humber's Centre for Social Innovation create opportunities for students in the Faculty of Community & Social Services as well as across all Humber Faculties through Humber's Centres of Innovation Network.