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January 2020

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Understanding Conflict & Communication

January 28, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Understanding Conflict and Communication – Foundations & Clearing Conflict is a workshop for personal and professional development. You will become more aware of your preferred conflict style, identify situations where each conflict mode can be used most effectively and practice communication that clears up conflict. Registration and Details

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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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Talking about Sexuality

February 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

At various points, we all have questions about our bodies, about sex and about love. So what happens when you are the person being asked for advice? Talking About Sexuality is a workshop that will talk about sex, masturbation, dating and other related topics. We will have an opportunity to discuss our fears, concerns, values and understand our role as caregivers in the development of healthy sexuality. This workshop is geared towards caregivers, families and Support People. Talking about Sexuality…

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March 2020

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Talking about Sexuality

March 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

At various points, we all have questions about our bodies, about sex and about love. So what happens when you are the person being asked for advice? Talking About Sexuality is a workshop that will talk about sex, masturbation, dating and other related topics. We will have an opportunity to discuss our fears, concerns, values and understand our role as caregivers in the development of healthy sexuality. This workshop is geared towards caregivers, families and Support People. Talking about Sexuality…

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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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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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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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June 2020

2019-20 Annual General Meeting

June 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be holding its Annual General Meeting electronically via Webex conferencing on June 20, 2020 from 11 a.m. to noon. If you are attending electronically, you must RSVP to receive the Webex meeting link by June 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm by emailing Heather Dowling at heather.dowling@eafwr.on.ca with your name and address. Click here to view the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Members

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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 Group – Staff of Developmental Service Agencies

October 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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. Staff of Developmental Service Agencies are invited to share their ideas and feedback in a focus group hosted by City of Kitchener on Monday October 19 from…

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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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