Community Living Ontario’s Annual Policy Forum

Community Living Ontario’s annual Policy Forum is taking place across four weeks this May in conjunction with Community Living Month. The Policy Forum will be a prime opportunity to engage with the provincial government’s ongoing work on reform of the developmental services sector and acknowledge how far we have come.

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The sessions are as follows:
– Session 1: Preparing for Reform (May 11, 4:00 p.m. Eastern)
– Session 2: Real Housing for People (May 18, 1:00 p.m. Eastern)
– Session 3: Amplifying Voice and Choice (May 25, 1:00 p.m. Eastern)
– Session 4: Building Qualified Support Teams (June 1, 1:00 p.m. Eastern)

For any question you can email, Susana York ([email protected]) or Kim Cunningham ([email protected])

May is Community Living Month!

May is here, and that means it’s time for Community Living Month! Community Living Month is an annual awareness campaign that recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of the community living movement. This year’s theme is “Still in This Together”, in honour of the perseverance and resilience shown by those in our movement as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Over the next month, we’ll be giving you the opportunity to participate by sharing your best success stories and brightest moments, with a new theme each week.

We look forward to celebrating #CLMonth alongside you!

FAMILIES CONNECT For Parents and Caregivers

Community Family Education & Support

A drop- in support group designed to provide families and/or caregivers’ peer-support, self-care and coping strategies while providing education and valuable resources to help meet the challenges involved when supporting an individual with a developmental or dual diagnosis.

Virtual Drop-In Program Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:30-8:00pm

April’s Drop-In will include

  • Info session from: Passport Community Development Team
  • Provide caregivers with peer support and review topics of mindfulness and self-care.

Drop in sessions will be running monthly between March 2021 –June 2021 Facilitated by: Val Muniz BSW, RSW and Sylvia Knight

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Siblings: Citizens with a Cause webinar hosted by CLO Youth Advisory Council

On Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 6 p.m. ET, the Community Living Ontario Youth Advisory Council will be hosting Siblings: Citizens with a Causea virtual workshop designed for young people (aged 14-29) who are a sibling of someone who has an intellectual disability. Join us as youth from across the country come together to discuss the impact of their experiences, discuss what inclusion means to them, explore their roles as advocates and so much more!

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