Direct Support People

Direct Support People make up a vital part of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. Each of our Support People are trained, person-centred people who support their individuals in all that they want to achieve.

Offering a deep network of support professionals, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region is one of the few local agencies in Waterloo Region that has its own Direct Support People network. This means that families get fast and easy access to the support they need, and are matched with support that fits their life.


Available Contracts– Want to become a Direct Support Person or expand your current hours?

Training– Keep up to date with your professional development, or learn skills that will help you with your contracts.

Waterloo Region Events– Fun things to do in Waterloo Region with the person you support.

Blogs, Articles and Resources– Useful reading material and resources for Support People.

Volunteer Opportunities– Want to give back, or expand your skills?

Forms– Need a form? We know a guy.

Policies and Procedures– Policies and Procedures that help you get the most out of being a Direct Support Person.

DSP Facebook Group– Connect with other DSP’s and keep current with what’s up for Direct Support People.

Annual Employee Declaration РAnnual Employee Declaration, including Abuse Prevention Training, to be completed each October.

Want to hire a Direct Support Person? Contact your coordinator or call 519-741-0190 to inquire.