About Our Benefits
Our Board provides both statutory benefits, required by law, as well as an attractive array of non-statutory benefits to employees. Detailed information about benefits can be obtained by calling our benefits office at (705) 722-3555 ext. 237.
To learn more about some of the general benefits that our Board offers, we encourage you to visit the web sites of several of our benefit providers by clicking on the following links:
Catholic Principals Council of Ontario (CPCO)
CPCO is the professional association for principals and vice-principals in the Ontario Catholic school system. CPCO members receive a number of services including legal services for matters relating to their responsibilities, legal advice (by telephone), long term disability insurance through a provincial group benefits plan, online and print communications, professional development training and e-learning opportunities, a communications network with other members, advocacy for members' issues and for Catholic education and membership in the Canadian Association of Principals.
Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement Services (OMERS)
OMERS was established in 1962 to serve local government employees across Ontario. Today OMERS represents approximately 900 employers, 260,000 members and 100,000 retirees, including school board staff (non-teaching). This web site provides a range of useful information for plan members including updates on pension legislation, plan holdings, news releases, pension estimators, buyback information and calculators, spousal information, and retirement planning information.
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP)
OTPP is an independent corporation responsible for investing the fund’s assets and administering the pensions of Ontario’s 163,000 elementary and secondary school teachers and 101,000 retired teachers. This web site provides a range of useful information for plan members including updates on pension legislation, plan holdings, news releases, pension estimators, buyback information and calculators, spousal information, and retirement planning information.
Employee Assistance Program
Homewood Human Solutions provides employees of the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board and their dependents with resolution-based counseling; legal, financial or nutritional consultations; trauma response; and innovative online services.
To access Homewood Human Solutions services and resource assistance employees can call 1-800-663-1142 or visit their website.