Posts tagged with "inclusion"

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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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Statement of Solidarity from Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region #BlackLivesMatter thumbnail
Statement of Solidarity from Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region #BlackLivesMatter thumbnail

Statement of Solidarity from Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region #BlackLivesMatter

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region acknowledges and recognizes the devastating incidents that have taken place in recent weeks, including the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Regis Korchinski-Paquet, and the harm done to Christian Cooper. We also recognize the legacy of anti-Black racism and systemic racism, and the social injustice that causes trauma, social inequalities […]

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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

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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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NEW DATE: Cheers to Inclusion thumbnail

NEW DATE: Cheers to Inclusion

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region and Descendants Beer & Beverage Co. present: Cheers to Inclusion! Enjoy snacks + sample of the Andre Campbell Cranberry Ale. Beer by: Descendants Beer and Beverage Co. Label artwork by: Andre Campbell Photography by: Edgar & Pooch Photography Tickets are $8 online or at the door. Get tickets here Available in cans and […]

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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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Coffee, Treats & an Inclusive Community – An On The Table event thumbnail

Coffee, Treats & an Inclusive Community – An On The Table event

Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation and Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation are inviting people to have conversations about what matters to them while they are having food from Sept. 27 to 29. As part of this, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be hosting an “On the Table” conversation! Join us for Coffee, Treats and an Inclusive Community on Sunday […]

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All in for Community, a Poker Night in support of EAFWR

Join us on Friday September 27 for an evening of food, drink and poker at All In for Community, a Poker Night in support of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. Please note that this is a 19+ event. The entrance fee is $50, with unlimited $50 rebuys in the first 1.5 hours. A $20 top-up available at […]

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