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LINKS – Virtual Experience for Youth – Create a Network of Supportive Relations

LINKS is an initiative offered by Bridges to Belonging that enables youth to reduce isolation, overcome barriers to inclusion and build the resilience necessary for a good life by developing a network of supportive, meaningful relationships and community connections. Who can attend? Youth, aged 14-24, supported by 1-2 other significant people they choose (such as […]

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July 2020 Online Auction

This year because of COVID-19, we have had to cancel our Bowling for Belonging and Boogie for Belonging fundraising events. This on-line Auction will run from July 1st through to 5:00 pm on July 31st. The winning bidder will be contacted directly to arrange payment and pickup of the item. PLEASE BID FOR BELONGING and […]

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Calvin just wants a “good life”

https://www.therecord.com/news-story/9154223-ontario-government-plans-to-axe-program-that-helps-people-with-developmental-disabilities-build-a-life/

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Sign the Petition to Save Independent Facilitation

https://you.leadnow.ca/petitions/save-independent-facilitation

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CBC News – Family fights cuts to persons with disabilities in Waterloo Region

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/waterloo-disabled-funding-cut-ontario-1.4989526?fbclid=IwAR3Jj11fNGlowjHZnQ1kK6doGdpd9A64g7euuBN3qIKCFBOJZnPjfOZy5m0

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Toronto Star Article: Provincial cuts leave adults with disabilities ‘hanging on a ledge’

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2019/01/18/provincial-cuts-leave-adults-with-disabilities-hanging-on-a-ledge.html

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Sharing Our Impact: 2016-17 Annual Report

Embracing Possibility, Enriching Community Friends and Supporters, We are pleased to share with you a summary of the impact we have collectively made this past year. It has been a year of learning, of growth, and a year of successes, and none of it would have been possible without the support of the families we […]

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Weaving a Story of Change

We are now on the other side of the original 2 years of the Independent Facilitation Demonstration Project. What have we learned? David Hasbury with the Ontario Independent Facilitation Network, has published “Weaving a Story of Change,” an in-depth look at the history of Independent Facilitation, the stories and challenges shared by people and families, […]

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Arohas

Our thanks to Elizabeth Bloomfield for joining us on Tuesday evening to teach families and Independent Facilitators about Arohas. We learned about what an Aroha (microboard) is and how it can support people to sustain a good life in the community. Thanks also to our graphic facilitator, Tanya Williams, for this helpful record of what […]

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Sharing Our Impact – Our 2015-16 Annual Report

Friends and Supporters, We are pleased to share with you a summary of the impact we have collectively made this past year. It has been a year of learning, of growth, and a year of successes, and none of it would have been possible without the support of the families we serve, our team, our […]

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