Posts tagged with "activities"

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A Community for All: The Art of Belonging

Here in Waterloo Region, we have many people, places, organizations and initiatives all vested  in a single, shared dream – a Waterloo Region where all experience a warm, inviting sense of belonging. If I were to name only a few, like House of Friendship’s John Neufeld, along with his dedicated Board members, staff and volunteers […]

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Posted by Kim Sproul, in Blog

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Autism Direct Funding (ADF) Applications – NOW AVAILABLE

Autism Direct Funding is granted through a joint initiative between Developmental Services Resource Centre (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 not […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog

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Sibshop + Tubing

Join us at Sibshop + Tubing! A fun opportunity for brothers and sisters who have a sibling with a developmental disability, Sibshop is a chance to learn what your sibling needs. On Saturday February 25th, join us for a two-hour workshop at Lighthouse followed by two-hours of tubing at Chicopee Tube Park. Pizza lunch provided. […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog

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PaintNite – Join us March 30, 2017

PaintNite Fundraiser for Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region *SOLD OUT – Thanks to your incredible support and interest, we are now sold out for PaintNite! * Looking for a cool night out? Want to get your creative juices flowing with friends and good food? Join us for PaintNite at Turtle Jacks. In support of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog

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How to Start Living Acceptance

Start Living Acceptance – an interview An interview between Daniel and Ryan, written by Daniel – Special to Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region When not involved in music therapy, one of my roles is that of a Direct Support Person for Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region.  One of my favorite parts of this position is the chance to meet and […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Articles and Resources, Blog

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Giving Day

  It’s A Great Reason to Go Shopping! Friday March 24th, 2017 is Giving Day at Hudson’s Bay, in support of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region! For every $5 Hudson’s Bay Shopping Ticket sold, EAFWR receives 100% of the ticket price, and YOU get… 20% off regular, sale and clearance women’s, men’s and children’s fashions, footwear and accessories, housewares […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog

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Swim + Potluck

Invite your friends to a EAFWR’s Swim + Potluck Join us on Saturday January 28th, 2017, from 11am-2pm for Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s Swim + Potluck at Stork Family YMCA (500 Fischer-Hallman Rd N, Waterloo).   Enjoy a free swim from 11-12pm, followed by a community potluck from 12-2pm. Bring a dish, bring your family and […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog

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FREE Skating Party

Invite your friends to a FREE Skating Party Join us on Saturday December 10th, 2016, from 11am-1pm for a FREE Skating Party at Albert McCormick Arena (500 Parkside Dr., Waterloo). Strap on your skates, or borrow a pair of skates or wheelchair sledges, generously made available by Value Village, City of Kitchener and City of Waterloo. […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog

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Sibshop – November 5, 2016

Join us on Saturday November 5, 2016 for Sibshop!   In partnership with YMCA, Z beside the Y, Kerry’s Place and Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, Sibshop is a fun workshop for brothers and sisters of a sibling with a developmental disability to learn what their loved ones needs are. Light refreshments and snacks provided for all those […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Articles and Resources, Blog, Children, Community, Direct Support People, Youth