United Way To Invest $87- Million Across Toronto and York Region this year!

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United Way Toronto & York Region announced a record-setting $87- million for community programs and services in 2017-2018,

Follow this link for the news release from The United Way Toronto and York Region.

 

Here is what our Chief Executive Officer, Brad Saunders has to say:

“We would like to congratulate all of the funded agencies; it is an honour to be in such great company. Read more

An Honest Farewell

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The Centre for Social Innovation and Toronto for Everyone presents:

An Honest Farewell!  A 4 day festival celebrating Honest Ed’s

February 23 – 26, 2017

Come in and get lost in your favourite bargain store – and experience the space transformed by over 40 multidisciplinary artists, taking you through a wacky journey of the past, present and future of Honest Ed’s and Toronto. Read more

A Survey on the experiences of students with an intellectual disability in the School System

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In partnership, ARCH Disability Law CentreCanadian Research Centre on Inclusive EducationCommunity Living OntarioUniversity of Western OntarioBrock UniversityBrockville and District Association for Community Involvement and Inclusive Education Canada are conducting a survey on the experiences of students who have an intellectual disability in the province of Ontario’s Kindergarten to Grade 12 school system. Read more

“Supportive Home Share” has updated and is now called “LifeShare”

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Through LifeShare, Ontario families and citizens (home providers) can offer a safe and nurturing environment for adults with developmental disabilities (home sharers).

LifeShare (also known as host family) is so much more than providing a room in your home. Being a home provider means you’re giving someone with a developmental disability “a place in your heart, a place in your home.” Click here for more details. Read more

TTC Wheel-Trans has added more Eligibility!

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TTC Wheel-Trans has grown to accept more people! They have created a new application for new applicants and their health care providers. (Current Wheel-Tran users will not be affected).

Wheel-Trans will expand its eligibility to include persons with sensory, cognitive, mental health and physical disabilities. Read more