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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 […]

13th Annual Walkathon for CREATE A SMILE

Posted on: October 15th, 2016 by Community Living St. Marys

THANK YOU for supporting our 13th Annual Walkathon for “Create A Smile” Foundation in partnership with Community Living St. Marys & Area. The success of this event is a testament to the sponsors and volunteers who helped raise over $14,700 in pledges, adding to the $170,000 raised since 2004. The money raised is used to […]

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.