Thank You Margaret for Paying It Forward

We want to give a big shout out to the kind Samaritan by the name of Margaret. Having read a Toronto Star article about how the developmental services sector has been forgotten in the COVID-19 fight, Margaret left a variety of supplies at our 34 Church Street West office along with a note ... Read More

February is Inclusive Education Month

February is Inclusive Education Month. To acknowledge the importance of inclusive education in all classrooms, we will be posting information and videos on our website every Friday of the month. Please keep posted for our weekly updates. ... Read More

ODSP Needs Support Not Criticism

Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk’s recent analysis of the province’s welfare program for the disabled has added more fuel to fears that cuts are coming for those who rely on the program’s meagre supports. ... Read More

People with developmental disabilities can not take any more cuts, front-line workers warn 

Developmental Services workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), held a press conference at Queen's Park to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities and the tenth anniversary of Ontario's transition from institution-based developmental services to a community living model. ... Read More

Provincial Umbrella Group Critical of Province’s Cost-Cutting Initiative

The Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS) issued a media release today critical of the Ontario government hiring a consultant to look at ways to cut costs in developmental services ... Read More