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Share your thoughts and experiences with EAFWR thumbnail
Share your thoughts and experiences with EAFWR thumbnail

Share your thoughts and experiences with EAFWR

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be holding a number of virtual drop-in conversations with Executive Director, Allan Mills and Director of Services, Ron Trajano. Families are invited to share their stories, how you are doing and how we can better support you during this time. We will try to address any questions or concerns you may […]

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NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region achieves accreditation from Imagine Canada thumbnail
NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region achieves accreditation from Imagine Canada thumbnail

NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region achieves accreditation from Imagine Canada

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region is pleased to announce that we have been accredited by Imagine Canada for excellence in nonprofit accountability, transparency and governance. With this achievement, we join a growing community of more than 250 organizations dedicated to operational excellence. The Standards Program is a Canada-wide set of shared standards for charities and nonprofits, and […]

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Share your thoughts and experiences with EAFWR thumbnail
Share your thoughts and experiences with EAFWR thumbnail

Share your thoughts and experiences with EAFWR

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be holding a number of virtual drop-in conversations with Executive Director, Allan Mills and Director of Services, Ron Trajano. Families are invited to share their stories, how you are doing and how we can better support you during this time. We will try to address any questions or concerns you may […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in

Share your thoughts and experiences with EAFWR thumbnail
Share your thoughts and experiences with EAFWR thumbnail

Share your thoughts and experiences with EAFWR

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be holding a number of virtual drop-in conversations with Executive Director, Allan Mills and Director of Services, Ron Trajano. Families are invited to share their stories, how you are doing and how we can better support you during this time. We will try to address any questions or concerns you may […]

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NOW AVAILABLE: 2021 Autism Direct Funding (ADF) Applications thumbnail
NOW AVAILABLE: 2021 Autism Direct Funding (ADF) Applications thumbnail

NOW AVAILABLE: 2021 Autism Direct Funding (ADF) Applications

Autism Direct Funding is granted through a joint initiative between Sunbeam Developmental Resource Centre (SDRC) 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). The funding is for programs occurring between April 1, 2021 and […]

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Posted by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, in Adult, Blog, Children

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You can support an inclusive community for all thumbnail

You can support an inclusive community for all

Dear friend of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, In January 2020, our Board of Directors approved new mission and vision statements for our organization. Through our new mission — Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region champions an inclusive community for all by working with people with disabilities, their networks and the broader community — we are working towards our new vision of a community where […]

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

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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Affordable Housing Focus Groups – People with Disabilities and Families thumbnail
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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