We exist to address the issues of social isolation, disconnection and loneliness through the power of human connection

Social Isolation

To help Canadians better understand the impact of social isolation, the objective state of being disconnected from or having few ties with other people, and it’s impact on our health and wellbeing. Greater understanding is the first step to building healthier connection habits moving forward.


To help close the growing sense of disconnection and lack of belonging that permeates our society, by catalyzing  individuals, families, schools, businesses and communities to build healthier connection habits and creating opportunities for people to connect, to understand, to build empathy and compassion, and to make the world a happier and healthier place.


To educate Canadians to recognize the issue of loneliness, the subjective distressing feeling associated with a deficiency in the quantity or quality of social and emotional relationships, in their lives and in the lives of others, and to act as a catalyst that inspires us all to take action to address our social health needs.

Here’s How to Join Us

Step 1:

Watch this Video

Step 2:

Take the pledge and reach out to someone today and get connected, for your own health or the health of others.

Step 3:

Follow us on our social media channels for daily tips, tools, research and inspiration, on how you can start building healthier connection habits starting today.

Step 4:

Consider making a donation or purchasing GenWell merchandise to support the Global Human Connection Movement, so we can continue to educate people of all ages, about the benefits of human connection and catalyze them to take action. You can make a donation here.

Step 5:

Make plans to get connected on the next GenWell Weekend and be part of the Human Connection Movement across Canada and around the world.

Registration is now closed for the May GenWell Weekend, but will open six weeks in advance of our next GenWell Weekend, September 23, 24, 25. We can’t wait to build a more connected Canada along with your support!

Join the Genwell Project Movement

If you wish to be part of our community, and work together to make the world a happier and healthier place, please leave us your contact information, so we can stay connected and invite you to our upcoming events, speakers, initiatives and more. We thank you for getting involved, so we can all be part of a more connected world in which we all have the opportunity to thrive.

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