Posts tagged with "support"

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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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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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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

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Press Release – Community march invites Waterloo Region to celebrate dignity, inclusion and belonging thumbnail

Press Release – Community march invites Waterloo Region to celebrate dignity, inclusion and belonging

Community march invites Waterloo Region to celebrate dignity, inclusion and belonging FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KITCHENER, June 11, 2018 – Families and community members will gather for the 6th annual Count Me In! March on June 14, 2018. Organized by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region and part of the I Choose Dignity movement, the march aims to promote […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Children, Community, News, Press & Releases, Youth

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Family Compass Waterloo Region provides direction in finding services for children and youth thumbnail

Family Compass Waterloo Region provides direction in finding services for children and youth

Are you looking for services and programs for your child and unsure of where to start? Family Compass Waterloo Region is here to help! FamilyCompassWR.ca is an online tool that provides one starting point for families and youth, making it easier to navigate all the available options and find help when trying to find health, […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Articles and Resources, Blog, Children, Community, Youth

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Through change, opportunity can happen

Sometimes when change happens, it can offer an incredible opportunity. For more than three decades, Dean has been connected to Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. In that time, we have had the tremendous opportunity to connect, get to know and grow with his family. Unfortunately, a little over two year ago, his mother passed away. With his […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog

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#StayGenerous – Leejay Levene Calendars

Leejay’s calendar is the must-have in Waterloo Region Seeking a stocking stuffer? Looking for a way to #StayGenerous this GivingTuesday? Need a calendar for 2017 and want to support a great cause? If you answered yes to any of these three questions, you want a Leejay Levene Calendar! Available through Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, this calendar […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog

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Sibshop – November 5, 2016

Join us on Saturday November 5, 2016 for Sibshop!   In partnership with YMCA, Z beside the Y, Kerry’s Place and Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, Sibshop is a fun workshop for brothers and sisters of a sibling with a developmental disability to learn what their loved ones needs are. Light refreshments and snacks provided for all those […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Articles and Resources, Blog, Children, Community, Direct Support People, Youth