Posts tagged with "families"

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

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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Affordable Housing in our Community thumbnail

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

Online Forum: Affordable Housing and Homelessness – Part of Wellbeing Waterloo Region’s Virtual Fall Forum Series thumbnail
Online Forum: Affordable Housing and Homelessness – Part of Wellbeing Waterloo Region’s Virtual Fall Forum Series thumbnail

Online Forum: Affordable Housing and Homelessness – Part of Wellbeing Waterloo Region’s Virtual Fall Forum Series

Join Wellbeing Waterloo Region for their first in a series of virtual forums on Affordable Housing and Homelessness on Thursday October 1 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. At the forum, participants will have an opportunity to hear from a panel of speakers who will share their insights the Region’s Housing and Homelessness Plan, immediate needs of the […]

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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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