Bridges To Belonging

Stories of Dreams, Strength, and Belonging

Rick: A Dedicated Team Member – Bridges to Belonging Stories

Rick is a man who always loved to help on his local hockey team.  His friends will tell you that Rick is a dedicated, passionate team member. He is the first guy at the rink, and the last to leave. What you may not know about Rick is that he has a developmental disability. When […]

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Our Big News: Embracing Possibility, Enriching Community

Friends and Supporters, After months of consultation, discussion, and planning, we are finally ready to share with you our exciting news: Facile Waterloo Region is adopting a new name and brand that speaks to our work and vision for our community. As of today, we will be known as Bridges to Belonging Waterloo Region. Our […]

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A Little Bit of Evie

Our facilitator Cristin let’s us peek in to a little bit of the life of the Pums (Evie and Markus).

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Greg’s Life after High School

We love sharing stories of lives of belonging. This story came to us from Greg and his mother about building the life he wanted after graduating from high school. Thanks for sharing, Greg! A year prior to graduation, we began discussing what would Greg like to do after high school. Greg was so excited to […]

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A Day in the Life of Russell

A snapshot of a day in the life of Russell, a young man with Down syndrome who is in his first year after high school. Thank you to Duncan Finnigan at the Multicultural Cinema Club, based at The Working Centre in Kitchener, Ontario, for this video. It is meant to inspire others that with a […]

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Anthony

Anthony is a student at Conestoga College.  He loves film and media and wanted to do something productive over the summer. Through the Volunteer Action Centre Website we found a great opportunity with the city of Kitchener working with Janice Lee, the Artist in Residence over the summer. The project is Folk Myths of Kitchener. […]

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