Since 1948, Community Living Toronto has been a source of support for thousands of individuals with an intellectual disability searching for accessible and meaningful ways to live in the community. Whether its living alone or with a roommate, working in a supported environment or participating in community activities, we are here to help individuals realize their full potential and dreams.
Mission and Vision
Community Living Toronto changes
the lives of people with an intellectual
disability by giving them a voice and
supporting their choices where they
live, learn, work and play.
Community Living Toronto is a recognized leader offering a full range of personalized supports and services to people with an intellectual disability and their families. We set the benchmark for excellence, innovation and accountability in the developmental services sector. Our vision for society is one where everyone belongs and we help each other reach for our dreams.
Our Core Values
Caring Staff and Community
- Supporting individuals and their families with compassion, dignity and respect
- Investing in a skilled and caring staff
- Fostering an environment that is safe, supportive and inclusive where people thrive
- Providing strong, responsive leadership through innovation and best practices
- Being accountable to our various stakeholders
- Creating leadership opportunities for self advocates, families, volunteers and staff
- Achieving our Vision through teamwork and community partnerships
- Collectively advocating and influencing public policy
- Respecting the right and dignity of informed choice
- Actively supporting people in achieving their goals
- Celebrating our successes and achievement
Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Community Living Toronto aspires to create and maintain an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, experiences, ideas and perspectives. We are committed to supporting diverse populations, attracting and retaining a diverse workforce, building and strengthening partnerships and fostering an environment free of discrimination and harassment. We believe that supporting and engaging diverse populations regardless of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or intellectual ability, ethnicity, religion and Aboriginal heritage is integral to the services we provide to people with intellectual disabilities.
For the full Diversity and Inclusion Statement, please visit our Bridging Diversity page.
Board of Directors
Victor Figueiredo, President
Michael Challes, Treasurer
Lisa Ellis, Member at Large
Donald Hale 1st Vice President
Nick Macrae, Past President
Susan Silma, Member at Large
Annual General Meetings
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Take a look at our Privacy Principles
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Broader Public Sector Accountability Act Compliance Statement
You can read our statement here.
Multi-Year Accessibility Plan
Read our plan here.