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Access Checklist - DisAbled Women's Network Ontario (DAWN Ontario)
Use these guidelines to ensure that your building or event is accessible to people with disabilities.
Assaulted Women's Helpline
A 24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line for women in the province of Ontario. They also speak to friends and family members of abused women, service providers and other professionals in contact with abused women.
Assistive Devices Program (ADP) - Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Provides information on financial assistance for Ontario residents with long-term physical disabilities to obtain assistive devices essential for independent living.
Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being
Centre at the University of Guelph for applied research on individual and family well-being, workplace productivity and community supports. Produces research and policy papers. Issues include daycare policies, family values, health care, and flexible and family-friendly work environments.
Centre for Students with Disabilities - Algonquin College
The Centre provides guidance in developing education support services to students with disabilities, to help students become independent learners in the College environment.
Co-ordinated Access for Child Care (Hamilton)
Child care information for the Hamilton area. Find: licensed and non-licensed day care centres; subsidy programs; tips on how to choose child care; maps and program information about home- and centre-based child care; registry of independent caregivers in Hamilton-Wentworth; and training and professional development for care providers.
Community Living Ontario
Supports individuals with intellectual disabilities live, learn, work and participate in all aspects of living in the community. They also help families and the community to provide a welcoming and supportive environment.
Community Services - Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services
Services for people most in need, includes: Aboriginal Healing and Wellness; Adoption Search; Developmental Services; Domestic Violence: Homelessness: the Family Responsibility Office (enforces court orders for child and spousal support); Interpreter and Intervenor services; and others.
COSTI Immigrant Services - Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
Education and social service agency serving newcomers to Canada. In the Toronto area, COSTI operates five employment and training centres, six ESL training centres, a centre for Foreign Trained Professional and Tradespeople, a Rehabilitation Centre for people with disabilities and a Family Counselling Centre. Immigrant settlement services.
First Nations Centre - Fanshawe College
Provides academic services, social, cultural and recreational activities, as well as a comfortable atmosphere for First Nations students.
Grand River Employment and Training (GREAT) - Ohsweken
Promoting employment for people of Grand River Territory (Six Nations). Career counselling; help in job searching; job postings. Training options to improve skills.
Health Promotion Resource Centre - Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse
OPC helps groups working to strengthen population-based health promotion. The Centre offers fact sheets and health promotion events and strategies.
Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre
The Multicultural Centre works with many agencies and individuals to provide settlement services and programs to newcomers to Canada.
Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
LSP services include one-on-one settlement information and referral, group information sessions, and community outreach. Newcomer settlement workers are working out of 49 public library branches in communities with high newcomer populations providing service in a variety of languages based on community needs.
LinkUp Employment Services (Toronto)
At its centre in downtown Toronto, LinkUp helps persons with disabilities find jobs through many cross-disability programs: assessment of skills and abilities; employment consultants to help with job searching; workshops and seminars; presentations by businesses. Assessment of training needs and eligibility for grants.
Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training - Toronto
Employment counselling and training information for aboriginal peoples in the Toronto area.
Niagara College- Information for Newcomers to Canada
Niagara College recognizes the difficulties many newcomers face upon arrival to Canada. We want to help you make the right choices on your road to success, so we offer a wide range of programs and services that will help you find the work and education that is right for you.
Niagara College offers free courses to newcomers to Canada who already have experience or training in Business, Health Sciences, Human Services or Technology. One of the programs is the OSLT (Occupation Specific Language Training )which is fully funded by CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
Northern Lights Vocational Services (NLVS)
Helps people entering or re-entering the workforce to find work, in partnership with community agencies, government organizations, employers, medical and rehabilitation professionals. Specializes in employer-based rehabilitation. Vocational assessments; case management; early and safe return to work; outplacement services. Based in Minden, with locations throughout Ontario.
Ontario Association of Residences Treating Youth
OARTY provides residential care and treatment for children and youth who are physically and sexually abused, emotionally disturbed, developmentally challenged, autistic, medically fragile, young offenders, dually diagnosed, conduct disordered, psychiatrically disordered and other hard to serve clients.
Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) - Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services
Income support and employment support for people with disabilities in financial need.
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