Partnership relies on the participation of service providers, planners,
policy makers, educators and researchers. The following list
of links to partners websites includes organizations that participate
on OPADD regional committees and at the provincial OPADD table.
Alzheimer Society of Kingston offers support and education for families
of people with Alzheimer's (and related forms of dementia). We also
advocate on behalf of those with Alzheimer's and their caregivers.
We ensure they have a voice when it comes to public policies that
affect them. The Alzheimer Society of Kingston also raises money
to help find a cause and cure for the disease.
of Thunder Bay
Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay exists to alleviate the personal
and social consequences of Alzheimer Disease and related disorders
and to promote research.
– Victoria County
mission of the Alzheimer Society Victoria County is to alleviate
the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer Disease and related
disorders and to promote research.
multi-level health-care system dedicated to improving the quality
of life of the elderly with a strong focus on brain functioning
and mental health. They provide help to more than 3,000 older
adults every day – from the well and active to the ill and
cognitively impaired. They also support and educate families, conduct
research into aging, teach students and help train those who care
for the elderly.
home supports a full range of programs and services, providing care
to elderly, physically-disabled adults, those afflicted with Alzheimer's
and dementia as well as the frail with high-intensity medical needs.
Services of Hamilton
voluntary family agency that has served the Hamilton and Burlington
communities since 1944. Services are available to people of
Central Community Care Access Centre
The Central Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) connects people of all ages to the care they need at home and in the community. It also helps people find the right housing options when living independently is no longer possible. Central CCAC’s catchment area includes more than 1.7 million people who reside in South Simcoe, York Region, North York and parts of the Toronto communities of Etobicoke and York.
Evangelical Christian organization offering a full range of support
to individuals with a Developmental Disability across Ontario.
112 Long Term Care bed facility located in Barrie.
local association for community living with a record of accreditation
with distinction and service excellence; the association has received
funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to conduct a study
of the needs of older adults with developmental disabilities.
Community Living Central Huron
The goal of Community Living - Central Huron: “That people live in a state of dignity, share in all elements of living in the community and have the opportunity to participate effectively.”
Living Chatham-Kent is a non-profit charitable organization started
by volunteers and parents of people with an intellectual disability
who wanted to see people living and contributing in communities.
Services are person centered and based on individual needs.
Living Dundas supports individuals as they develop their capacity
to live, learn, work and participate in all aspects of living community
life in meaningful, productive ways. They help the community
develop its capacity to welcome and support people who have not
always had the same opportunities as the rest of us to participate
in community life in meaningful, productive ways.
the full inclusion of people identified as having an intellectual
disability in all aspects of community living.
Renfrew County South
non-profit charitable organization offering supports and services
for adults and children with developmental disabilities.
programmes and services that support the family of persons with
a physical or developmental disability and, prepare that person
goal of Community Living Thunder Bay is that ALL people live in
a state of dignity, share in all elements of living in the community
and have the opportunity to participate effectively.
to support people with intellectual disabilities at different stages
of their lives. in the community, no matter how unique or
special their needs.
Niagara is your first link to developmental disabilities information
and services in Niagara.
Lodge is an accredited long-term care facility providing 24-hour
care for 391 residents. Cummer Lodge believes in a multicultural
setting, where residents of diverse religions and cultures live
together while respecting each others beliefs and traditions.
Association of Sudbury
of people committed to enhancing the quality of life for individuals
with Down syndrome and their families.
Research Institute – University of Ottawa
Élisabeth Bruyère Research Institute is a partnership
of the SCO Health Service and the University of Ottawa. The SCO
Health Service is a health care organization affiliated with the
University of Ottawa that actively promotes the integration of research
and education with service delivery in its four programs-Complex
Continuing Care (348 beds at Saint-Vincent Hospital), Long-Term
Care (71 beds at Villa Marguerite; 198 beds at Résidence
Saint-Louis), Palliative Care (36 beds), and Rehabilitation and
Care of the Elderly (98 beds including the Day Hospital).
Home is a non-for-profit municipal 128 bed long term care facility
with a strong reputation for dementia care.
On-line Resource Centre that Connects people with developmental
disabilities, their families and friends to each other, to up-to
date information, to comprehensive lists of resources. They
facilitate Initiatives that empower our members such as: Supportive
Housing Options, Social Enterprises, Other initiatives needed by
Community Living Georgina
non-profit organization that offers support and services to approximately
150 individuals with developmental disabilities who live in the town of Georgina.
for the Developmentally Challenged
Association provides individualized support to individuals to live
in a variety of residential settings and teaches life skills, budgeting
and social skills. Helps individuals to participate through
work, recreational and leisure activities within their communities.
Victoria Access Centre
access to a wide variety of community health services for eligible
clients. Services are directed at minimizing hospital admissions,
decreasing length of stay in hospital, as well as minimizing or
delaying admission to long-term care facilities. When the latter
is no longer possible the Access Center facilitates the placement
the initial contact point for families/individuals who are interested
in accessing residential and non-residential supports from the Children
and Adult Developmental Services Sector in Halton.
Daybreak and Ottawa
international network of faith-based communities creating
homes and day programs with people who have developmental disabilities.
Centre provides a homelike environment and high quality care for
individuals who are unable to live independently and require 24-hour
– Thunder Bay Ontario
Lutheran Community Care Centre is a Social Service organization
of the Lutheran churches in the Thunder Bay Area. Established
in 1979, the Care Centre provides an array of services that are
dynamic - changing as the needs of the community change. A
common theme among all our services is a holistic approach and a
focus on advocacy especially for disadvantaged individuals.
Centre provides residential services to adults with a developmental
disability in Toronto, Brampton, and Woodbridge. Qualified staff
assist each person to reach their full potential.
non-profit, interdenominational Home for the Aged, Marycrest is
home to 156 residents who require nursing and personal care.
Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene
The Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene is a 312-bed psychiatric hospital with three distinct divisions. The Acute and Community Care Division. The Tertiary Care Division, offering geriatric and dual diagnosis services and the Forensic Division.
Muki Baum Association
non profit organization that runs residential and day programs for
children and adults with both an emotional and developmental disability.
North East LHIN
of 14 Local Health Integration Networks that have been established
and launched in Ontario. A community-based organization
that will plan, coordinate, integrate and fund health care services
at the local level.
North West Community Care
The North West CCAC helps people to: Live independently at home; Apply for admission to a long-term care home
They also provide information about local community support service agencies and we can link people to these agencies to arrange services.
Older Adult Centres'
Association of Ontario (OACAO)
incorporated non-profit provincial organization and a registered
charity supporting Elderly Persons Centres across Ontario.
nonprofit organization, Ongwanada offers a wide range of individualized
services and community supports to approximately 600 people with
developmental disabilities and their families in Kingston and eastern
Ontario. Our funding comes primarily from the Ministry of Community
and Social Services and we are managed by a volunteer Board of Governors.
of Non Profit Homes and Housing for Seniors (OANHHS)
A provincial membership-based organization that has represented
not-for-profit providers of services, care and housing for seniors
for over 80 years.
Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS)
the sharing of ideas, resources, systems and information and liaises
with Government on behalf of member organizations to improve the
development of cost effective quality supports for individuals with
of Community Care Access Centres (OACCACs)
as a collective voice for the contributions made by CCACs who provide
a simplified point of access to Long Term Care for more than 400,000
people each year.
Association / ontarienne de gérontologie (OGA)
incorporated voluntary organization concerned with aging, thereby
promoting quality of life for older adults. Its membership
provides an inter-disciplinary forum for those involved in the field
Term Care Association (OLTCA)
largest long term care providers organization in Ontario.
Member facilities are regulated by the Ontario Ministry of Health
and Long Term Care and provide care and accommodation services to
residents throughout Ontario.
of Community and Social Services – Developmental Services
ministry that funds and provides services
and supports to adults with a developmental disability and
of Health and Long Term Care
Ministry that funds services for home and community support services
(visiting health professionals, personal care and support, homemaking,
community support services) and residential care services for seniors
(supportive housing, retirement homes, long-term care homes).
of Ontario website with links to government information booklets
of interest to older adults.
Communities Association (ORCA)
voluntary, non-profit association that accredits retirement residences
provides personal and residential supports to persons who, because
of a developmental challenge, physical disability, or chronic
behaviour or mental health problem, require support to reach their
fullest potential and to remain within their community.
Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Ottawa-Carleton Association for Persons with Developmental Disabilities'
(OCAPDD) purpose is to support community integration and personal
well-being for children and adults with developmental disabilities
within the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton.
residential housing and day programs to adults with varying levels
of physical disabilities within York Region.
Therapy provides physiotherapy services to long term care homes,
and the North East Community Care Access Centre.
No web-site available
is the leading regional provider of non-acute health care in Southeastern
Ontario and a major centre for teaching and research, through our
affiliation with Queen's University.
a full range of support services to people with developmental disabilities
within a framework of Jewish culture and values. Reena was
instrumental in the formation of the Ontario Partnership on Aging
and Developmental Disabilities.
Regional Support Associates
Regional Support Associates is a group of dedicated, caring specialists in developmental disabilities. Regional Support Associates provides services to adults with a developmental disability. Their services are offered to the individual, their families and agencies supporting them in their community. There are no fees for their services provided they are within the catchment area.
They are associated with the Woodstock General Hospital
specializes in long-term care for older adults with varied health
and functional needs.
Royal Ottawa Hospital is the provider of specialized mental health
services in Eastern Ontario for people with serious, complex and
recurring mental illness.
for Community Living
supports for community is a non-profit organization governed bya
volunteer Board of Directors. Much of our funding is provided through
the Ministry of Community and Social services. The remaining comes
through charitable contributions. Our mandate directs us to support
children and adults in our community who have a developmental disability
as well as other handicapping conditions. The manner in which we
support people is based on a set of beliefs held by the agency.
by their innovative approaches, Saint Elizabeth Health Care is a
Canadian not-for-profit charitable organization founded in 1908.
Today they are leading the evolution of health care by combining
the wisdom and caring values of our tradition with the unlimited
opportunities of the knowledge and information age.
Army Lawson Ministries is a community-based, residential support
program designed to support adults with dual diagnosis including
developmental disabilities and psychiatric issues.
The Salvation Army, Broadview Village
The Salvation Army is an integral part of the Christian Church, although distinctive in government and practice. Its objects are the advancement of the Christian religion of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objectives beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole.
No web-site available
Services aux enfants ed adultes de Prescott
Russell Services to to Children and Adults
Prescott-Russell Services to Children and Adults thrive to valorize
each individual, family and every community of Prescott-Russell.
Coordination assists people with developmental disabilities and
or autism in the community. Their goal is to help you access the
supports and services available to you and your family.
Seven Oaks Homes
for the Aged
home takes a multidisciplinary approach to working with each individual
resident to maximize independence and quality of life.
Community Services is a multi-service agency that provides a wide
range of programs
& services to pre-school children and their families
including the Ontario Early Years Centre in the Barrie/Simcoe/Bradford
riding. The agency also supports children, teens and adults
who have an intellectual disability and believes that everyone can
contribute to their community.
Council of Ottawa
Social Planning Council of Ottawa is a people-centered, non-partisan,
not-for-profit organization, whose primary objective is to build
the community's capacity to improve the social and economic well-being
of its residents.
St. Joseph at Fleming
This Long Term Care Home, situated on the campus of Fleming College, believes that care and compassion are essential in fostering sanctity of life and in creating a home environment that promotes personal worth and dignity. The partnership with Fleming College supports a unique opportunity for cross sector learning through student placements. Students from more than 20 programs participate in clinical field practice, applied research, and volunteer initiatives within or associated with the facility. St. Joseph's at Fleming also houses the college's Institute for Healthy Aging, which promotes learning and research about best practices in healthy aging, geriatric and long-term care, and creates opportunities for intergenerational programming.
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Joseph's Care Group is a Catholic organization committed to provide
compassionate and holistic care and services to the people of Northwestern
Villa of Sudbury
Joseph's Villa provides an expanded definition of geriatric services
for the Sudbury area and nurtures the body, mind and spirit of all
residents' families, staff and visitors at various stages of their
St. Paul's L'Amoreaux
are a caring, client-focused not for profit organization, dedicated
to improving the quality of life of seniors in the communities we
serve, by providing services and housing in an accessible, professional
and progressive manner.
Sudbury Developmental Services
Developmental Services assists developmentally handicapped individuals
to reach their maximum potential. Their needs will be met in a caring,
safe and nurturing environment through the provision of accountable,
high quality services.
interdisciplinary, community-based agency committed to enabling
people with a developmental disability and their families to enhance
their quality of life through integrated service, research and education.
was founded in 1980 as a pilot project. The pilot was initiated
by the province in order to assess the feasibility of severely and
profoundly handicapped individuals living in community homes.
With the success of the pilot the province began to plan for the
closure of institutions in a broad and encompassing manner.
Since then Surex has grown through the province’s many community
initiatives and now provides residential and day supports to many
individuals with a developmental disability. Surex operates
11 group homes and a multi service day program in the eastern part
of Toronto. They also provide support to many aging individuals
and have worked effectively with several long term care programs
in transitioning their seniors to the long term care sector.
No website available
Tendercare Living Centre
Nursing Home Ltd. is unique in that it provides Long Term Care and
Services to a multicultural community of residents from within the
Greater Toronto Area.
The Council on Aging of Ottawa
Council on Aging of Ottawa is a bilingual, non-profit, voluntary
organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all
seniors in Ottawa. The Council on Aging works with and for
seniors in the community to voice issues and concerns to all levels
of government and to the general public.
Tri-County Community Support Services
Community Support Services is a multi-faceted, community based agency
offering a variety of services to assist individuals, children,
families and social service agencies in the City of Kawartha Lakes,
and the Counties of Peterborough, Haliburton and Northumberland.
charitable Non-Profit Association incorporated under the "Charitable
Institutions Act" of the Province of Ontario. This chapter provides
the structure for service and programs for seniors and adults with
True Davidson Acres
for the Aged offering a full range of services including Nursing,
Medicine, Food & Nutrition, Administration, Building Services,
Staff Education and Programs and Services.
Unionville Home Society
Home Society provides a comprehensive range of quality care and
special services to older adults and their families -- promoting
wellness, independence, and quality of life of the individual within
a "home-like caring community.
Vita Community Living
individuals with a developmental disability and their families both
in Toronto and York Region by providing them with residential and
is a local non-profit organization in Thunder Bay, Ontario - a beautiful
city nestled on the north shore of Lake Superior. Wesway provides
community-based respite care services that are personalized to meet
the unique needs of each family.
Whitby Mental Health Centre
The Programs a range of specialized inpatient and outpatient programs is available at Whitby Mental Health Centre through six clinical programs Adolescents & Young Adults, Community Response Program, Forensic Assessments, Consultation & Treatment, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program, Seniors Mental Heath Program and Special Populations.
York Support Services Network
(case coordination, development of community living skills, advocacy,
referrals to other community services, community crisis response
to adults with serious mental illness) to developmentally challenged
children and adults, to adults with chronic mental health problems,
and to their families.
Y's Owl Maclure
Owl Maclure Co-Operative Centre provides day supports and services
to adults with disabilities in an environment which promotes the
individual's right to become a fully participating member of the