Posts tagged with "funding"

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

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

From the DSO – Bill 148 Funding thumbnail
From the DSO – Bill 148 Funding thumbnail

From the DSO – Bill 148 Funding

Important information from Developmental Services Ontario, found at: http://www.dsontario.ca/news/bill-148-funding/ Bill 148 Funding On November 22, 2017, the government passed legislation that includes a variety of new protections for workers and an increase to Ontario’s minimum wage from $11.60 per hour to $14 per hour as of January 1, 2018. The government recognizes that this may impact […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Children, Youth

New Partnership with The Working Centre – Creating Job Support and Opportunities thumbnail
New Partnership with The Working Centre – Creating Job Support and Opportunities thumbnail

New Partnership with The Working Centre – Creating Job Support and Opportunities

Extend-A-Family of Waterloo Region is receiving funding from Ontario to promote inclusive employment and improve services and supports for people with developmental disabilities. EAFWR will be partnering with The Working Centre on this new initiative. Through the Developmental Services Employment and Modernization Fund, the province is investing in the following project:  Community Based Employment Supports: Extend-A-Family […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Community, Direct Support People, News, Press & Releases