DISRUPT! YOUth ACTivism 101

Aislinn DeRoches

What is activism? What does it take to be a youth activist? How do you get involved in youth activism? Are these some questions you’d like the answers to? Well – we’ve got the perfect event for you! Come talk to inspiring youth activists and allies from the Youth Advisory Committee as they explain and share their experiences about getting … 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

Siblings: Citizens with a Cause

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

“Calling All Self Advocates” An Open Forum Webinar

Melanie Huff

Are you passionate about advocacy and making a difference in the lives of people who have a disability? Do you have a concern or question about an issue that affects your life as a person who has a disability? Then we invite you to the latest webinar hosted by The Council of Community Living Ontario. Join us in this safe … Read More

Estate Planning Guide with PooranLaw

Melanie Huff

Join us for an overview of the Inspiring Possibilities: Estate Planning Guide, jointly prepared by CLO and PooranLaw. Following a review of the guide’s highlights and legislative updates, participants will leave with a better understanding of: – Administration of trusts and estates—with a particular emphasis on the role and responsibilities of trustees—including the disposition of assets – Tax filings – … Read More