Posts tagged with "disability"

Providing Support with Purpose’, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region thumbnail
Providing Support with Purpose’, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region thumbnail

Providing Support with Purpose’, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region

Come on out and further your knowledge on making community connections, mindfulness, self-care and have an opportunity to share what keeps you committed and engaged in your work at “Providing Support with Purpose.” The conference will include workshops by Peter Leidy and Peter Marks. Download the conference poster Learn more about the conference and register: […]

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Providing Support with Purpose’, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region thumbnail
Providing Support with Purpose’, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region thumbnail

Providing Support with Purpose’, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region

Come on out and further your knowledge on making community connections, mindfulness, self-care and have an opportunity to share what keeps you committed and engaged in your work at “Providing Support with Purpose.” The conference will include workshops by Peter Leidy and Peter Marks. Download the conference poster Learn more about the conference and register: […]

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Registration now open for “Providing Support with Purpose’, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region thumbnail
Registration now open for “Providing Support with Purpose’, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region thumbnail

Registration now open for “Providing Support with Purpose’, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region

Registration is now full. Click here to join our waitlist. Come on out and further your knowledge on making community connections, mindfulness, self-care and have an opportunity to share what keeps you committed and engaged in your work. Event Details Friday July 12, 2019, 9am-4pm Saturday July 13, 2019, 9am-12:30pm The Family Centre, Room 2015 […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog, Community, Direct Support People

Nominations now open for the second annual $500 Maria de Boer Changemaker Award! thumbnail
Nominations now open for the second annual $500 Maria de Boer Changemaker Award! thumbnail

Nominations now open for the second annual $500 Maria de Boer Changemaker Award!

Do you know someone in Waterloo Region with lived experience of disability? Someone who has made or makes a worthy contribution to others in some way? Someone who is a changemaker in their community, even though they may not know it? We are pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the second annual […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Children, Community, News, Press & Releases, Youth

NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region receives OASIS Awards for outstanding contributions to developmental services thumbnail
NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region receives OASIS Awards for outstanding contributions to developmental services thumbnail

NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region receives OASIS Awards for outstanding contributions to developmental services

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR) was named the recipient of two awards at the 2019 Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS) Conference Awards Gala on May 9. Executive Director Allan Mills was on hand to accept the 3rd Annual OASIS Member Leadership Award on behalf of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. Mills also accepted the George […]

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

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Drive for Autism thumbnail

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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NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region invests OTF Grant into accessible employment opportunities thumbnail
NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region invests OTF Grant into accessible employment opportunities thumbnail

NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region invests OTF Grant into accessible employment opportunities

April 27, 2019 NEWS RELEASE Kitchener, ON – Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR) welcomed members of the public to celebrate their Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) grant. Local MPP Laura Mae Lindo and OTF Grant Review Team member Gebre Berihun were on hand to congratulate staff and members and hear more about how the $55,200 Seed grant […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Articles and Resources, Blog, Community, News, Press & Releases

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