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Family to Family Invitation

Posted on: September 5th, 2017 by Community Living St. Marys

If you have a family member with a disability and you’re interested in spending time with other families, this is an opportunity to for you to share your stories and learn from other family members! For more information, click on the link below: Family to Family invitation

14th Annual Create A Smile Walkathon

Posted on: August 22nd, 2017 by Community Living St. Marys

14th Annual Walkathon for CREATE A SMILE in partnership with Community Living St. Marys & Area Walk Details Date: Sunday October 15th, 2017 Time: 2 to 4 pm Scenic route 3km or 5km walk Start and End location: Milt Dunnell Park at the “Flats” The money raised is used to pay for things that enhance […]

Connect The Dots, for Family Caregivers

Posted on: July 20th, 2017 by Community Living St. Marys

In partnership with family caregivers, healthcare organizations across Huron and Perth are coming together to make improvements that will ensure family caregivers feel valued, respected, engaged, and supported in their important role. Summer meetings are scheduled as follows: St.Marys-July 27 Listowel-Aug 1 Goderich-Aug 2 Clinton-Aug 14 Stratford-Aug 16

Public Launch of ReportON-Direct Reporting Service

Posted on: November 17th, 2016 by Community Living St. Marys

The Ministry of Community and Social Services’ (MCSS) ReportON Direct Reporting Service has been publically launched as of Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The Government of Ontario is expanding ReportON, a new service for reporting suspected or witnessed abuse of adults with developmental disabilities. The 24/7phone line and email service is the latest step taken by […]

Audrey Cole reaches settlement with government over son Ian’s home care.

Posted on: August 30th, 2016 by Community Living St. Marys

A Smiths Falls, Ont. mother is celebrating after reaching a human rights settlement with the Ontario government to keep her adult son, who has Down syndrome, living independently after they were told he’d have to move to a long-term care facility. Audrey Cole’s 52-year-old son Ian is non-verbal and lives in Rideau Lakes Township, where […]

Ombudsman Report ‘Nowhere to Turn’ August 2016

Posted on: August 30th, 2016 by Community Living St. Marys

Ombudsman Report “Nowhere to Turn” – Investigation into the Ministry of Community and Social Services’ response to situations of crisis involving adults with developmental disabilities. For the full report, please click Ombudsman Report Aug 2016.