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2016-17 Annual Report

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2016-17 Annual General Meeting

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be holding its Annual General Meeting at noon on June 17, 2017 at 91 Moore Street in Kitchener, Ontario.   Please let us know if you are planning on attending by e-mailing reception@eafwr.on.ca  or calling 519-741-0190 ext. 0.   The 2016-17 Annual Report will be available for distribution at the end […]

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From the Board of Directors: Maria’s Retirement

The Board of Directors of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, with a mix of melancholy and gratitude, announces Maria de Boer’s retirement as Executive Director, effective September 15, 2017. Maria has played a critical role in the development and success of this organization since May of 1984. We will miss her wisdom, ingenuity and her inspiring leadership, […]

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Neighbour’s Day and Ball Hockey!

Our 4th Annual Ball Hockey Tournament is now a part of Neighbour’s Day! In partnership with the City of Kitchener, Stanley Park Community Association, and Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, and with support from Catch The Fire Kitchener, Ball Hockey will be bigger and better than ever. Oh, and this year, it’s FREE to play! EAFWR’s Ball Hockey […]

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5th Annual Count Me In March – I Choose Dignity

On Thursday June 8, 2017, join us in celebrating a community where everyone belongs. 5th annual Count Me In March Family-friendly activities, inspirational speakers, entertainment, snacks and refreshments, and a community march with all the festivities starting and finishing at Kitchener City Hall. To RSVP: click here to join the event page or email Becky […]

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Conscious Care & Support Workshop- Peter Marks

Developing supporters and leaders to mindfully support individuals to be all they can be. Conscious Care & Support Workshop with Peter Marks Saturday May 6, 2017 9:00am – 12:00pm KidsAbility Pavilion (500 Hallmark Dr., Waterloo)   This workshop is targeted to direct support people, caregivers and family members who support people with autism and other […]

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Serious Incident: Monday March 20, 2017

PDF Release available here. Wednesday March 22, 2017   On Monday evening while attending Open Space in Cambridge, a reoccurring member was assaulted by a person in the community. Waterloo Regional Police Services were called to investigate, and their investigation is ongoing. The member who was assaulted was also taken to hospital for precautionary examination, […]

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Community Kitchen – Skillshare

Food and culture have long been interconnected. Join your neighbours for a free six-week course, learning to prepare and cook healthy and family-friendly recipes. Community Kitchen Skillshare Tuesdays, starting March 28th through to May 2nd 12:30pm – 2:30pm Kitchener Market – Market Place Kitchen (300 King Street East, Kitchener) Led by Red Seal chef and […]

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Breakdown of Rate Changes

Effective April 1, 2017, our rate charges are changing. The first change involves the charge rate when you choose to have an Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region Direct Support Person. When you choose to have an EAFWR Direct Support Person, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region becomes the employer of your Direct Support Person, and takes on certain responsibilities in […]

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