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February 2020

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Open Space Kitchener

February 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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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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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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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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Posted in: Adults, All Ages, Featured

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Open Space Kitchener

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

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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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Posted in: Adults, All Ages, Featured

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Inclusion Workshop

February 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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One event on February 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm

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

At Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s interactive Inclusion Workshop, you will learn about community inclusion and how to be with each other in a way that includes everyone. We will explore 10 ingredients for quality support, hear stories from qualified facilitators who have lived experienced, and draw on the experience of everyone in the room. You will leave with a better understanding of your impact in relationships and how you’re contributing to a community where everyone belongs. Inclusion Workshop Details and Registration

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Posted in: Featured, Support People, Training

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Talking about Sexuality

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

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One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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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One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00 pm

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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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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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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Inclusion Workshop

May 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm