Posts tagged with "activities"

Coffee, Treats & an Inclusive Community – An On The Table event thumbnail
Coffee, Treats & an Inclusive Community – An On The Table event thumbnail

Coffee, Treats & an Inclusive Community – An On The Table event

Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation and Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation are inviting people to have conversations about what matters to them while they are having food from Sept. 27 to 29. As part of this, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be hosting an “On the Table” conversation! Join us for Coffee, Treats and an Inclusive Community on Sunday […]

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All in for Community, a Poker Night in support of EAFWR thumbnail
All in for Community, a Poker Night in support of EAFWR thumbnail

All in for Community, a Poker Night in support of EAFWR

Join us on Friday September 27 for an evening of food, drink and poker at All In for Community, a Poker Night in support of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. Please note that this is a 19+ event. The entrance fee is $50, with unlimited $50 rebuys in the first 1.5 hours. A $20 top-up available at […]

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WEBINAR: Developmental Services Housing Task Force – FINAL REPORT thumbnail
WEBINAR: Developmental Services Housing Task Force – FINAL REPORT thumbnail

WEBINAR: Developmental Services Housing Task Force – FINAL REPORT

Hear Ron Prussen, Chair of the Housing Task Force and Lynda Kahn, Vice-Chair about key recommendations in the Ontario Developmental Services Housing Task Force’s final report in P4P Planning Network’s webinar, happening on Wednesday September 11 at 7PM. Register for the webinar here The Ontario Developmental Services Housing Task Force has released their final report, […]

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Developmental Services Housing Task Force releases final report and recommendations about housing for adults with developmental disabilities thumbnail
Developmental Services Housing Task Force releases final report and recommendations about housing for adults with developmental disabilities thumbnail

Developmental Services Housing Task Force releases final report and recommendations about housing for adults with developmental disabilities

In response to Ontario’s housing crisis, the provincial government launched the Developmental Services Housing Task Force in 2015 issuing a province-wide call for “innovative new housing proposals designed specifically for adults with a developmental disability.” As of 2018, the Housing Task Force funding generated 18 projects designed to create innovative, inclusive, sustainable and affordable housing solutions for adults who have […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Children, Community

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Drive for Autism

Join Edelweiss Tavern at this free event on Sunday May 5 from 1-6PM as they broadcast the Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series live! Watch the excitement with us while racing to make a differences in the lives of those with autism. Featuring great food, great fun, a silent auction, prizes, bids and draws and so […]

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6th Annual Ball Hockey Tournament 2019 at Neighbour’s Day Extravaganza thumbnail
6th Annual Ball Hockey Tournament 2019 at Neighbour’s Day Extravaganza thumbnail

6th Annual Ball Hockey Tournament 2019 at Neighbour’s Day Extravaganza

Get together with your friends and neighbours and face off at Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s 6th Annual Ball Hockey Tournament, part of Neighbours Day Extravaganza! EVENT DETAILS: Date: Saturday June 8th, 2019 Time: 9 a.m., first ball drop at 9:30 a.m. Location: Stanley Park Community Centre – Parking Lot (505 Franklin St. N., Kitchener) Get ready […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Children, Community, Youth

Kitchener-Waterloo Library of Things OTF Grant Recognition Social thumbnail
Kitchener-Waterloo Library of Things OTF Grant Recognition Social thumbnail

Kitchener-Waterloo Library of Things OTF Grant Recognition Social

On Saturday, April 27, join us as we celebrate the new supported employment model at Kitchener-Waterloo Library of Things (KWLOT), made possibly by funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). Speakers include MPP Laura Mae Lindo, Executive Director Al Mills of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, an OTF representative and staff from KWLOT. This employment model is […]

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WALK-OR-WHEEL 2019 thumbnail

WALK-OR-WHEEL 2019

Believe in a community where everyone belongs? Join us at WALK-OR-WHEEL 2019, a Better Together Event in support of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. On Saturday June 1, 2019, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will host this fan favourite fundraiser. Raise funds, walk, run or wheel in support of inclusion and belonging for people with disabilities and their families. […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Children, Community, Direct Support People, Youth

NOW AVAILABLE: Autism Direct Funding (ADF) Applications thumbnail
NOW AVAILABLE: Autism Direct Funding (ADF) Applications thumbnail

NOW AVAILABLE: Autism Direct Funding (ADF) Applications

Autism Direct Funding is granted through a joint initiative between Developmental Services Resource Centre – Waterloo Region (DSRC) and Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR). Families may be eligible to receive up to $500 in funding (e.g. for summer camp fees, 1:1 support, respite or a skill development program). Applications are considered based on equitable criteria and funding is […]

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