Ability/Disability

Malvern Townhall

Date(s): 
Thu, 09/17/2015 - 18:00 to 21:00

According to a 2007 report for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Canadian municipalities have a combined infrastructure deficit of $123B. This estimate includes four categories of infrastructure: • Water and Wastewater Systems ($31 billion);
• Transportation ($21.7 billion) and Transit ($22.8 billion);
• Waste management ($7.7 billion); and
• Community, Cultural and Social Infrastructure ($40.2 billion)". (Source: Canada Votes fact sheets developed by social planning councils in Ontario).

Corbrook Fall Programs

Corbrook is still accepting referrals for 3 fall programs:

- Striving for Success Program

- Banquet Services Program

- Food Processing and Packaging Program

please see attached flyers for more information about each program

Special education policies across Canada need update, renewal: report

Posted July 8, 2015

Article Source Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)

 

The majority of special education policies in place across Canada are more than 10 years old and out of step with current practices around inclusive education, says a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Ready Set Go Program

The ready Set Go Program is for anyone who self identify as having a disability. This program provides candidates with 12 weeks of paid employment  and up to $3000 worth in training to upgrade skills. We also provide on the job training, One on One and Employment counseling.  I am outreaching to you educational institutes, organizations (colleges, universities and service providers).

 

CCRW - PiM Disability Career Fair

Are you a professional or college/university grad with a disability?  Are you looking for work?

FREE Career Fair specifically for people with disabilities

 

May 29-30, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Exhibition Place

Communications Coordinator

Employer: 
Ontario Nonprofit Network
Pay Type: 
Position type: 
Contract - part-time
Application deadline: 
Friday, May 22, 2015
Contact name: 
Email: 

We’re hiring a Communications Coordinator- and we’re eager to hear from creative and energetic communicators who have experience engaging nonprofits and charities. Join the small but mighty ONN team and  coordinate a new year-long project to share information about the Ontario Government’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

 

What are we looking for?

Stella’s Place Peer Support Training Certificate Program

Date(s): 
Mon, 06/01/2015 - 17:00
Contact name: 
Lucy Westell

About Stella’s Place:

Initiated by young adults and their families, Stella’s Place will provide evidence-based assessment and treatment services to young adults between 16 and 29 with complex mental health needs or concurrent disorders, in a positive peer-driven and recovery-focused community setting. Stella’s Place will open in Toronto in 2016.

 

About Stella’s Place Peer Support Training Program:

Community Support Worker

Employer: 
Corbrook
Pay Type: 
Position type: 
Contract - full-time
Application deadline: 
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Contact name: 
Email: 

POSITION AVAILABLE

Title of Position: Community Support Worker
Term: Full-time 1 year contract
Start date: April 27, 2015
Location: 931 Progress Ave., Toronto

ODSP Medical Reviews: What to do if you get a review letter

Source: 

Posted April 1, 2015

Article Source Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

 

Information from the Income Security Advocacy Centre: If you get benefits from the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), you may get a letter that your disability status is being reviewed.

Announcing the Rise Mentor Hub!

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We are thrilled to announce the Rise Mentor Hub -- the one stop shop for entrepreneurial mentor and coaching resources
focused on supporting business owners with a history of mental health and addiction challenges! 

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