Posts tagged with "community"

Independent Facilitation Matters: A Look at the Present and Future (Webcast) thumbnail
Independent Facilitation Matters: A Look at the Present and Future (Webcast) thumbnail

Independent Facilitation Matters: A Look at the Present and Future (Webcast)

The Independent Facilitation Matters – Family Coalition (IFM) and Partners for Planning (P4P) will hold a webcast on January 31 at 7 p.m. to explore the critical role that Independent Facilitation plays in the lives of thousands of adults with a developmental disability and families. Learn how you can take action to protect this precious resource for adults […]

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EAFWR writes letter to the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services regarding end of Independent Facilitation (IF) Demonstration Project thumbnail
EAFWR writes letter to the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services regarding end of Independent Facilitation (IF) Demonstration Project thumbnail

EAFWR writes letter to the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services regarding end of Independent Facilitation (IF) Demonstration Project

  See the original letter here Sign the petition to save Independent Facilitation today Dear Hon. MacLeod, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR) were saddened to hear that the Independent Facilitation (IF) Demonstration Project, which provides people and families with independent facilitation services through seven IF groups in communities throughout Ontario, is coming to an end without […]

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Posted by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, in Adult, Blog, Community, News, Press & Releases

New look and feel for Autism Spectrum Connection website thumbnail
New look and feel for Autism Spectrum Connection website thumbnail

New look and feel for Autism Spectrum Connection website

We’re pleased to share that the Autism Spectrum Connection website has a new look and feel! Autism Spectrum Connection is an online space for parents and families who have a child with autism. Visit www.autismspectrumconnection.com to stay up to date with the latest events and resources in Waterloo Region. Be sure to follow along on Twitter […]

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

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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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog

You can help build a community where everyone belongs thumbnail
You can help build a community where everyone belongs thumbnail

You can help build a community where everyone belongs

Dear friend of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, They say it takes a village to raise a child, and that is particularly true when your child has a physical or developmental disability. For nearly 40 years, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region has built a generous and thriving village, serving families who access our services and supporting adults as they […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Children, Community, Direct Support People, News, Press & Releases

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Cheers to Inclusion

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region and Descendants Beer & Beverage Co. present: Cheers to Inclusion! Enjoy snacks + sample of the Ryan McTavish Lagered Ale. Beer by: Descendants Beer and Beverage Co. Label artwork by: Sean Greenberg Illustration Photography by: Edgar & Pooch Photography Preorder online from Nov. 1 to 26. Available in cans and on draught as […]

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BLOCK PARTY, A Better Together Event thumbnail
BLOCK PARTY, A Better Together Event thumbnail

BLOCK PARTY, A Better Together Event

Join us to celebrate the neighbourhoods of Waterloo Region with an evening of fun, live music, craft beer, ‘street eats’ and more! Stroll through our versions of Uptown, Midtown and Downtown while enjoying: – acid jazz/funk band Fluffhead – DJ Flash – Streets eats from Graffiti Market – Craft breweries: Descendants Beer and Beverage Co., Bitte Schön Brauhaus, […]

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FREE Windshield Chip Repair – All-Brite Glass & Tint thumbnail
FREE Windshield Chip Repair – All-Brite Glass & Tint thumbnail

FREE Windshield Chip Repair – All-Brite Glass & Tint

All-Brite Chip In for Charity Event Have a chip in your windshield? Get it repaired for free! Join us Wednesday Oct. 17th at All-Brite Glass & Tint (map: 31 Manitou Dr., Kitchener) and have your windshield chip repaired for FREE ($49.95 value), with a donation to Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. Donations can be made by cash, credit or […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog

2017-18 Annual General Meeting thumbnail
2017-18 Annual General Meeting thumbnail

2017-18 Annual General Meeting

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be holding its Annual General Meeting on June 16, 2018 from 11 a.m. to noon at 91 Moore Street in Kitchener, Ontario. Please let us know if you are planning on attending by email at heatherd@eafwr.on.ca or by phone at 519-741-0190 ext. 223.

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