2019 Spring Workshops

PASSPORT INFORMATION SESSIONS

Brampton Sessions: 456 Vodden St.E. Unit#3, Brampton L6S 5Y7

Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019    Time: 1:00-4:00pm

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019     Time: 1:00-4:00pm

 

Bolton Sessions: 12 Parr Blvd. Unit #10,    Bolton ON L7E 4H1

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019    Time: 1:00-4:00pm

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019     Time: 1:00-4:00pm

To register for these sessions, contact Saara Zainul, Peel Passport Developer at 905-866-6300 ext.225

SPRING WORKSHOPS

Duty to Accommodate/Advocacy

Luke Reid from ARCH Disability Law Centre will provide an overview of the rights of students with a disability to be accommodated. Parents will also obtain information on how to approach educators if their child is excluded from school activities due to their support needs.

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019                              Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Location: 19 Rutherford Rd S, Unit B, Brampton L6W 3J3 (Behind Napa Auto Parts)

To register: email karens@bramptoncaledoncl.ca or call Karen 905-453-8841 ext.1221

 

Wills & Trusts

Lisa Sticht-Maksymec, a lawyer with Pallett Valo, will present information regarding Wills, Henson Trusts & RDSP’s for their loved ones with a developmental disability.

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019                                 Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm

Location: Albion & Bolton Community Centre-Meeting Room A, 150 Queen St. S. Bolton ON L7E 1E3

To register: email karens@bramptoncaledoncl.ca or call Karen 905-453-8841 ext.1221

 

Guardianship

Lisa Sticht-Maksymec, a lawyer with Pallett Valo, will present information about legal guardianship for adults living with a developmental disability.

Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019                                   Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Location: 19 Rutherford Rd S, Unit B, Brampton L6W 3J3 (behind Napa Auto Parts)

To register: email karens@bramptoncaledoncl.ca or call Karen 905-453-8841 ext.1221

 

Passport Information Session

Passport Community Developer, Saara Zainul, will present information about Passport funding and how to utilize these funds to support their loved ones with a developmental disability.

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019                            Time: 7:00-8:00pm

Location: 19 Rutherford Rd.S. Unit B, Brampton L6W 3J3 (behind Napa Auto Parts)

To register: email karens@bramptoncaledoncl.ca or call Karen 905-453-8841 ext.1221

 

p4p Planning Network Free Online Webcasts

  • Wills, Trusts and Estates: March 28, 2019 from 7:00-8:00pm
  • Introduction to the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP): April 11, 2019 from 4:00-5:00pm
  • Trustees: Roles and Responsibilities: May 6, 2019 from 7:00-8:00pm
  • Staying Strong and Resilient: May 23, 2019 from 7:00- 8:00pm
  • All About the ODSP:  May 30, 2019 from 7:00-8:00pm
  • Microboards: Sustaining Your Future: June 6, 2019 from 7:00-8:00pm

To register for these Free webcasts, please visit Partners for Planning website click here

 

Passport Information Sessions

Brampton Session:

Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018                           Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm

  Location: 456 Vodden St. E. Unit #3, Brampton L6S 5Y7 (Foodland Plaza)

 

Bolton Session:

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018                         Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm

 Location: 12 Parr Blvd., Unit #10, Bolton L7E 4H1

 To register  contact Saara Zainul, Peel Passport Developer at 905-866-6300 ext.225

2018 Fall Workshops & Webcasts

Transition from Preschool to Kindergarten Workshop

Topics will include: Case conferences, Transition planning, Overview of IEP and IPRC processes, Benefits of inclusive education, and local process in obtaining school services

Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Location: 19 Rutherford Rd S, Unit B, Brampton L6W 3J3 (Behind the Napa Auto Parts)

To register: email karens@bramptoncaledoncl.ca or call Karen 905-453-8841 ext.1221

The Henson Trust: Protect the Financial Independence of a Loved One with a Disability

Websiteplanningnetwork.ca

Date: November 8 at 7 p.m.

Expert Graeme Treeby presents creative workable solutions for funding a Henson Trust. Of particular interest to anyone receiving or about to receive ODSP benefits.

Wills & Trust Workshop

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018  Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm

Location: 19 Rutherford Rd S, Unit B, Brampton L6W 3J3 (Behind the Napa Auto Parts)

To register: email karens@bramptoncaledoncl.ca or call Karen 905-453-8841 ext.1221

Lisa Sticht-Maksymec, a lawyer with Pallett Valo, will be presenting a workshop for parents or caregivers who are interested in learning more about Wills, Henson Trusts & RDSP’s for their loved ones with a developmental disability.

Hiring People with Disabilities: Employer’s Perspectives

Websiteplanningnetwork.ca

Date: November 15 at 7 p.m.

Companies have now realized the benefits of hiring people with a disability, hiring not out of charity but because it make good business sense. Panelists from the Ontario Disability Employment Network (ODEN) will look at the the current state of employment in Canada and share emerging opportunities and best practices for hiring a person with a disability. If you are a person with a disability interested in work, an employer or a family member supporting someone else, you’ll be interested in what employers have to say about the business benefits of hiring people living with a disability.

Laying the Foundation for an Effective Estate Plan

Websiteplanningnetwork.ca

Date: November 21 at 7 p.m.

Did you know an inheritance could impact your ODSP eligibility? Learn about the importance of estate planning for a person living with a disability.

The Importance of Transition Planning Workshop

Transition planning for your son/daughter is a key tool for a successful journey through school to adulthood.

Date: Thursday, November 22, 2018 Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Location: 19 Rutherford Rd S, Unit B, Brampton L6W 3J3 (Behind the Napa Auto Parts)

To register: email karens@bramptoncaledoncl.ca or call Karen 905-453-8841 ext.1221

The Developmental Services Housing Task Force Final Report

Websiteplanningnetwork.ca

Date: To be Determined

The Housing Task Force committee’s Chair Ron Pruessen and Vice Chair Lynda Khan will present their recommendations based on the findings from the 18 provincially funded inclusive housing projects.

All About the ODSP

Websiteplanningnetwork.ca

Date: To be Determined

Once information from the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services about changes to the program become available we will air an updated version of this webcast. This webcast features expert Graeme Treeby, who will provide an overview of the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). This presentation will address any relevant/ pending changes introduced by the Ontario government, prior to the date of the presentation.

BCCL & Caledon Public Library Art Gala

 

On July 12, 2018, Brampton Caledon Community Living’s Caledon Connections in conjunction with the Caledon Public Library held their opening night art gala. The exhibit, Endless Possibilities, will be displayed on the upper floor of the Albion – Bolton library branch until Sept 12th, 2018.

The evening was attended by artists, family members and BCCL Staff. We were also fortunate to have Caledon Mayor Alan Thompson and the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Sylvia Jones attend the show. They both congratulated the artists on their work and spoke about the talented people we have in Caledon. The Caledon Library, who is a great supporter of BCCL, presented the artists with a token of their appreciation for the display of their work.

Caledon Connections & Caledon Library

Annual Holiday Bazaar!

 

Brampton Caledon Community Living Invites you to join us for our Annual Holiday Bazaar December 7th, 2017 between 10am -3pm at 19 Rutherford Rd s.

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