Communications Network Meeting

Aislinn DeRoches

  The next Communications Network meeting will be held on Thursday, September 29th, 2022 at 10am.This month, Marianne Raymond, Community Living North Bay’s Director of Strategic Priorities, will be talking about tips and tricks for planning campaigns and how to plan and execute newsletters! This is our first meeting back since June, don’t miss out! Register here! We look forward to hosting you again! … Read More

69th Annual Inspiring Possibilities AGM &Conference

Melanie Huff

Community Living Ontario along with our Title Sponsor CSBT is pleased to announce that registration for the Inspiring Possibilities AGM & Conference is now open! You won’t want to miss out on the excellent lineup of presenters this year, including our keynote speaker Sara Westbrook, who has helped over 500,000 people by sharing her strategies to strengthen emotional awareness, emotional management and emotional … Read More

Toronto Pride Parade

Aislinn DeRoches

Community Living Ontario will be marching in the annual Toronto Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m! As this will be CLO’s first time marching in the parade, we encourage everyone to celebrate diversity and come out to show your support for our friends, family, neighbours, and colleagues in the LGBTQ2S+ community. We will be … Read More

Journey to Belonging: Webinar 4

Melanie Huff

Supporting People who have a Developmental Disability to Age in Place More than 2,000 adults who have a developmental disability are living in long-term care facilities in Ontario, and nearly 600 are under age 60. The long-term care system often lacks the capacity to support people in this population. This session will feature organizations that are supporting people to age … Read More

Communications Network Meeting

Aislinn DeRoches

Alison McLean, Community Living Ontario’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion officer, will be presenting on strategies for inclusive and accessible communication. Sometimes, communications can be “othering”, offensive or unintentionally exclude people who are racialized, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ2SIA folks — to name but a few. This session will discuss strategies and considerations for meaningfully engaging with underrepresented groups and increasing … Read More

Journey to Belonging: Webinar 3

Melanie Huff

Creating Partnerships to Support Transition-Age Youth Organizations across the province are finding that youth transitioning into adult developmental services are in need of intensive cross-sectoral supports. Many young adults are facing systems that simply don’t meet their needs. As a result, they are experiencing a high risk of negative outcomes. Join us to learn how Community Living Thunder Bay, Community … Read More

Journey to Belonging: Webinar 2

Melanie Huff

Supporting People to Have Choice and Control in Community-Based Housing There is a growing understanding that people supported by developmental service agencies can live in increasingly independent ways, and achieve greater health and quality of life as a result. In this session, we will learn about the individualized housing approaches taken by Community Living Algoma, and hear stories about people … Read More

Journey to Belonging: Webinar 1

Melanie Huff

Journey to Belonging: Moving from Vision to Reality Creating an Individualized Funding Framework and Options in Your Community Ontario’s new strategy for developmental services, Journey to Belonging: Choice and Inclusion, is framed by a vision where people are empowered to make choices and live as independently as possible through supports that are person-directed, equitable and sustainable. Join us to learn … Read More

Siblings: Citizens with a Cause Webinar

Melanie Huff

Are you a youth between 14-29 years of age? Are you a sibling of someone with a disability? Are you passionate about supporting and helping others build an inclusive community? If you answered “YES” to all these questions, our upcoming virtual meet-up session is for YOU! Come join us for the second session in a series of sibling meet-up sessions … Read More

Communications Network

Melanie Huff

Candace Zhang and Benjamin Miller from the Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN) will be speaking about Ontario’s Election Finances Act which governs spending by nonprofits on election-related advertising. The presentation will also include several examples of nonprofits who have successfully used these advocacy methods to have an impact. CLO’s Director of Social Policy & Strategic Initiatives, Shawn Pegg, will also be … Read More