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NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region names Courtney Horowitz as Director of Operations thumbnail
NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region names Courtney Horowitz as Director of Operations thumbnail

NEWS RELEASE: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region names Courtney Horowitz as Director of Operations

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR) is pleased to announce that Courtney Horowitz has accepted the invitation to serve as Director of Operations. “As a valued member of our organization for eight years, Courtney has demonstrated her commitment to building meaningful relationships with the people we serve, our families, our staff and partners,” says Allan Mills, executive […]

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

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2019-20 Annual Report thumbnail

2019-20 Annual Report

The 2019-20 Annual Report is filled with stories from staff, people we serve, families and community members alike and is a snapshot of what we’ve been up to over the past year. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this year’s report! Click here to read our Annual Report and excerpts from stories. Click on […]

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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 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 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

Information Session – Using technology to increase independence thumbnail
Information Session – Using technology to increase independence thumbnail

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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SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Ball Hockey Tournament at Neighbour’s Day Extravaganza thumbnail
SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Ball Hockey Tournament at Neighbour’s Day Extravaganza thumbnail

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Ball Hockey Tournament at Neighbour’s Day Extravaganza

Get together with your friends and neighbours and face off at the 7th Annual Ball Hockey Tournament, brought to you by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region and OnSide Athletics and part of Neighbours Day Extravaganza! EVENT DETAILS: Date: Saturday June 13th, 2020 Time: 9 a.m., first ball drop at 9:30 a.m. Location: Stanley Park Community Centre – Parking […]

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

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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

NOW AVAILABLE: 2020 Autism Direct Funding (ADF) Applications thumbnail
NOW AVAILABLE: 2020 Autism Direct Funding (ADF) Applications thumbnail

NOW AVAILABLE: 2020 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). The funding is for programs occurring between April 1, […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Children

WRDSS Evening Speaker Series Presents: Nutrition and Specific Health Concerns for People with Down Syndrome: A Proactive Approach with Dr. Danielle O’Connor thumbnail
WRDSS Evening Speaker Series Presents: Nutrition and Specific Health Concerns for People with Down Syndrome: A Proactive Approach with Dr. Danielle O’Connor thumbnail

WRDSS Evening Speaker Series Presents: Nutrition and Specific Health Concerns for People with Down Syndrome: A Proactive Approach with Dr. Danielle O’Connor

The Waterloo Regional Down Syndrome Society (WRDSS) will host Dr. Danielle O’Connor as part of their Evening Speaker Series on Wednesday October 16. Dr. Danielle O’Connor has been a Naturopathic Doctor for over 15 years and has a clinical focus on treating children with Down Syndrome, Autism, ADHD, anxiety, OCD, tics and Tourette’s as well […]

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