Posts tagged with "disability"

NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region receives governance excellence award for outstanding board governance work thumbnail
NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region receives governance excellence award for outstanding board governance work thumbnail

NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region receives governance excellence award for outstanding board governance work

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR) was named one of two recipients of the Manulife Governance Excellence Award at the 2020 Manulife BootCamp on November 5. Executive Director Allan Mills and Board Chair Liz Hedley accepted the 6th annual award virtually on behalf of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. St. John’s Status of Women Council / Women’s Centre was […]

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

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Affordable Housing Focus Groups – People with Disabilities and Families thumbnail

Affordable Housing Focus Groups – People with Disabilities and Families

Have your say! The City of Kitchener is seeking feedback and input for their Affordable Housing Strategy. This is your opportunity to help shape decision-making that will have a significant, positive impact on housing in our community. Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region asked the City to ensure that their consultations include people with developmental disabilities. People with […]

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Affordable Housing Focus Group – Staff of Developmental Service Agencies thumbnail

Affordable Housing Focus Group – Staff of Developmental Service Agencies

Have your say! The City of Kitchener is seeking feedback and input for their Affordable Housing Strategy. This is your opportunity to help shape decision-making that will have a significant, positive impact on housing in our community. Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region asked the City to ensure that their consultations include people with developmental disabilities. Staff of […]

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Affordable Housing in our Community

At Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR), we envision a community where everyone belongs and is valued for their contributions. Foundational to belonging is having a suitable and affordable place to live. For some of the people who use our services, living there successfully requires some support.  Affordable housing is a municipal responsibility. The supports to live […]

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Posted by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Community

POSTPONED: “Cultivating community: Helping you grow to help others belong”, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region thumbnail
POSTPONED: “Cultivating community: Helping you grow to help others belong”, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region thumbnail

POSTPONED: “Cultivating community: Helping you grow to help others belong”, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region

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 […]

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POSTPONED: “Cultivating community: Helping you grow to help others belong”, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region thumbnail

POSTPONED: “Cultivating community: Helping you grow to help others belong”, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region

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 […]

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POSTPONED: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s 2020 DSP Conference thumbnail
POSTPONED: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s 2020 DSP Conference thumbnail

POSTPONED: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s 2020 DSP Conference

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 […]

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Posted by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, in Blog, Community, Direct Support People

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Information Session – Using technology to increase independence

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: […]

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#FHFebruary2020

Written by: Terral McBay, FamilyHome Coordinator FamilyHome is a program that has been offered through Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region for almost 30 years. It is a living opportunity we cherish dearly, as it provides a home, family relationships, love and support to adults in our community who have a developmental disability and who want to live with […]

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Posted by Terral McBay, in Adult, Blog, Community

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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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