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John O’Brien Report May 2018

Posted on: May 4th, 2018 by Community Living St. Marys

In mid-March, John O’Brien spent a week with us in St.Marys. John has visited our community several times in the last thirty years. The purpose of his visit was to provide an opportunity for reflection, a deeper look at our principles and how we move toward our vision and mission. By hosting nine gatherings during […]

14th Annual Create A Smile Walkathon Sponsors

Posted on: November 6th, 2017 by Community Living St. Marys

Create A Smile Foundation In partnership with Community Living St. Marys and Area   Thank you for your very generous support! Because of you and the Create A Smile Foundation, Community Living St. Marys and Area has raised over $16,500.00 pledged dollars. 2017 Walkathon Sponsor Listing Your support furthers our Vision of “A community where […]

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.