This holiday season, over 30 families that are supported by Community Living Toronto’s Adult Protective Service Worker (APSW) program have sent us their wish lists. They include much-needed items like winter jackets, scarves, and grocery gift cards, along with fun toys and games like Lego. Tis’ the season for generosity – let’s help these deserving families with their holiday shopping! You can purchase any of the items from their wish lists or simply make a donation online.
This year’s forum will update customers about TTC accessibility initiatives, including Family of Services, Travel Training, the Community Bus pilot and the Easier Access Project. They will also be gathering feedback from customers about possible improvements to the TTC’s conventional and specialized transit services.
Registration for classes at Community Junction Opens on Monday December 17th! Register with MyCommunityHub.ca!
Click here to view the Winter brochure!
The School of Toronto Dance Theatre [STDT] presents We Dance, an inclusive dance project open to youth and adults aged 16+ with mixed abilities. The class is led by Michelle Silagy, director of the Young Dancers’ Program at STDT and a Master DanceAbility Teacher. Each one hour class explores creative movement in a positive environment. No dance or movement background required – just bring yourself!
Registration opens online on December 17th at 10am at MyCommunityHub.ca
NOTICE: Due to the uncertainty of Canada Post mail delivery, people receiving ODSP payments by cheque will not receive their November payment by mail. Please contact your local office for pick up info.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New System Promises Dignity and Compassion for Intellectual Disability Community
(Toronto - November 22, 2018) - Community Living Toronto is pleased to see a number of proposed reforms to the social assistance system that will improve the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. Far too many such individuals live in poverty, and these reforms will make a difference in the lives of millions.
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With the current service disruption at Canada Post, please know donations can also be made by calling 647-588-9465 or online by clicking our Donate Now button to make your secure gift.
Thank you so much for your loyal support!
Are you a job seeker with a disability looking for work? Come out on December 3rd to JOIN Job Opportunity Information Network Marketplace!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Community Living Toronto Urges Government to Reconsider PACY Plan, Affirm Commitment to Vulnerable Children
(Toronto – November 16, 2018) – Community Living Toronto is concerned that the Government of Ontario has announced the repeal of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth Act, 2007, the end of the independent Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth (PACY), and the transition of that function to the Ombudsman. Read more