Ability/Disability

OUR MAD SELVES NEW CYCLE

Our Mad Selves is starting its last cycle for the year! Please share with folks who you think would be interested, its a pretty special group!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/817604805051068/

*Our Mad Selves (OMS): queer and trans youth exploring our mental health*
OMS is a ten week group for youth (29&under) living with or affected by experiences often diagnosed and labeled as psychiatric conditions. A space to explore identity, share experience and build community.

Provincial Advocate Reacts to the Ontario Autism Program

Aspiring for a province where a child gets what they need, when and where they need it

By now, you may have heard of the Ontario government's new autism strategy aimed at addressing wait-times for young children with autism requiring critical service. 

#BlackSpoonieSpeak: Creative writing workshops for Black youth 18-24 who are disabled/chronically ill in the GTA

#BlackSpoonieSpeak is a free creative writing workshop series for Black youth ages 18-24 who live with various forms of chronic illness/disability, living in the Greater Toronto Area.

The series will begin as of Thursday, April 7th, 2016 and end Thursday, May 5th, 2016 and will take place at Art Starts - Yorkdale Community Arts Centre from 4-7pm.

Free Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities

WESP (Workplace Essential Skills Partnership) is an employment preparation program specifically for job seekers with disabilities (visible or invisible) or medical barriers to employment. WESP specializes in assisting job seekers who either have a professional background or college/university education.  We are located at 477 Mt. Pleasant at Davisville.

 

Brothers Unlimited

Date(s): 
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 25 2016.
Wed, 02/03/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 02/10/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 02/17/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 02/24/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 03/02/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 03/09/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 03/16/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 03/23/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 03/30/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 04/06/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 04/13/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 04/20/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 04/27/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 05/11/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 05/18/2016 - 16:00
Wed, 05/25/2016 - 16:00
Contact name: 
Jamil Kerr

Throughout the program, young men will participate in empowering discussion, mentoring, attend trips, be introduced to various guest speakers and participate in interactive workshops that relate to their everyday lives. This includes power and violence, race and culture, drugs and alcohol, peer pressure, bullying, expressing emotions, and effective communication. This program focuses on young men and related struggles/ barriers they face in todays society.

Humber College - ASL WORKSHOP: COMMUNICATING WITH THE DEAF IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS (FIRST CONTACT)

We have an ASL WORKSHOP: COMMUNICATING WITH THE DEAF IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS (FIRST CONTACT) that is running this weekend!

 

At the end of the workshop, participants receive a USB with over 100 practice videos to review the material covered in the workshop and a Humber College Certificate of Participation.

 

Date: Saturday, February 6 and Sunday, February 7 – 10am – 4pm

The cost of this workshop is $150.00   

Location: Humber College, North Campus

 

Peer Educator

Employer: 
The Dream Team
Pay Type: 
Position type: 
Contract - part-time
Application deadline: 
Friday, January 22, 2016
Contact name: 
Email: 

Peer Educator, 1 available position

 

The Dream Team –a group of psychiatric consumer survivors who advocate for more supportive housing –is developing a Tenant’s Rights workshop surrounding the Residential Tenancy Act. The workshop will be delivered in a peer to peer format and as a result, we are seeking a Peer Educator to co-facilitate workshops to tenants across the GTA.

 

Task Force Member Criteria

§  Passionate about social housing tenant safety and rights enforcement

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