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February 2020

Information Session – Using technology to increase independence

February 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Family Centre, 65 Hanson Ave., Room 2015
Kitchener, Ontario N2C 2H6 Canada

Waterloo Region Family Network and Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) will be holding an Information Session on Using Technology to Increase Independence.  When: Thursday February 6, 2020, 7-9 PM Where: The Family Centre (Rm 2015), 65 Hanson Ave., Kitchener Join Amber Armstrong, Housing Navigator for the DSO Central West Region, for a presentation on technology to promote independence. You will learn about: • the various types of technological assistance available today, and • how others have used technology to increase independence and reduce support costs. To register,…

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Open Space Kitchener

February 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until February 17, 2020

Queen Street Commons Cafe, 43 Queen St. S.
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1V8 Canada

Join us each Monday at Queen Street Commons Cafe. All are welcome. Open Space is a weekly gathering that promotes inclusion within the community by getting people together at a cafe for food, fun and conversation. All are encouraged and welcome regardless of ability, and you do not need to be supported by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region to attend. Bring a friend, and enjoy. In addition to weekly coffee and conversation, with the support of facilitators, attendees plan special events such…

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Open Space Kitchener

February 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until February 17, 2020

Queen Street Commons Cafe, 43 Queen St. S.
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1V8 Canada

Join us each Monday at Queen Street Commons Cafe. All are welcome. Open Space is a weekly gathering that promotes inclusion within the community by getting people together at a cafe for food, fun and conversation. All are encouraged and welcome regardless of ability, and you do not need to be supported by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region to attend. Bring a friend, and enjoy. In addition to weekly coffee and conversation, with the support of facilitators, attendees plan special events such…

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April 2020

POSTPONED: “Cultivating community: Helping you grow to help others belong”, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region

April 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on April 18, 2020 at 9:00 am

Cambridge Hotel & Conference Centre, 700 Hespeler Road
Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5L8 Canada

Important Notice After careful consideration, we have made the decision to postpone our 2020 DSP Conference, Cultivating community: Helping you grow to help others belong, that was scheduled for April 17 and 18, 2020. This decision was made for the health and safety of conference attendees and workshop speakers and is based on recommendations from Region of Waterloo Public Health and the Ministry of Health. It is our hope to hold the conference at a later date when the situation has improved.…

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POSTPONED: “Cultivating community: Helping you grow to help others belong”, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region

April 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on April 18, 2020 at 9:00 am

Cambridge Hotel & Conference Centre, 700 Hespeler Road
Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5L8 Canada

Important Notice After careful consideration, we have made the decision to postpone our 2020 DSP Conference, Cultivating community: Helping you grow to help others belong, that was scheduled for April 17 and 18, 2020. This decision was made for the health and safety of conference attendees and workshop speakers and is based on recommendations from Region of Waterloo Public Health and the Ministry of Health. It is our hope to hold the conference at a later date when the situation has improved.…

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Posted in: Adults, Community, Featured, Support People, Training

October 2020

Online Forum: Affordable Housing and Homelessness – Part of Wellbeing Waterloo Region’s Virtual Fall Forum Series

October 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join Wellbeing Waterloo Region for their first in a series of virtual forums on Affordable Housing and Homelessness on Thursday October 1 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. At the forum, participants will have an opportunity to hear from a panel of speakers who will share their insights the Region’s Housing and Homelessness Plan, immediate needs of the unsheltered community, importance of housing supports and ways community members can help. Register here: https://event.webinarjam.com/register/65/vox57f72   

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Affordable Housing Focus Groups – People with Disabilities and Families

October 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Have your say! The City of Kitchener is seeking feedback and input for their Affordable Housing Strategy. This is your opportunity to help shape decision-making that will have a significant, positive impact on housing in our community. Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region asked the City to ensure that their consultations include people with developmental disabilities. People with disabilities and their families are invited to share their ideas and feedback in a focus group hosted by City of Kitchener on Monday October 19…

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February 2021

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Share your thoughts and experiences with EAFWR

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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One event on February 23, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 12:30 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be holding a number of virtual drop-in conversations with Executive Director, Allan Mills and Director of Services, Ron Trajano. Families are invited to share their stories, how you are doing and how we can better support you during this time. We will try to address any questions or concerns you may have. Please see below for dates and times. You are welcome to drop in and attend whichever session is most convenient for you. Date  Time…

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Share your thoughts and experiences with EAFWR

February 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:40 pm

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One event on February 23, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 12:30 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be holding a number of virtual drop-in conversations with Executive Director, Allan Mills and Director of Services, Ron Trajano. Families are invited to share their stories, how you are doing and how we can better support you during this time. We will try to address any questions or concerns you may have. Please see below for dates and times. You are welcome to drop in and attend whichever session is most convenient for you. Date  Time…

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March 2021

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Share your thoughts and experiences with EAFWR

March 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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One event on February 23, 2021 at 3:30 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 12:30 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be holding a number of virtual drop-in conversations with Executive Director, Allan Mills and Director of Services, Ron Trajano. Families are invited to share their stories, how you are doing and how we can better support you during this time. We will try to address any questions or concerns you may have. Please see below for dates and times. You are welcome to drop in and attend whichever session is most convenient for you. Date  Time…

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