As a peer-developed and peer-driven network, WRFN is uniquely able to help exceptional families and individuals thrive. Through education and meaningful connections, we offer support in making informed decisions for now and through all life stages.
About Waterloo Region Family Network
WRFN fills a gap in Waterloo Region by facilitating peer connections and sharing community resources. Through our innovative community partnership model and strong network, we support individuals both with and without a diagnosis creating life-long impact.
An accepting and embracing community where all exceptional families feel connected, supported, heard and understood.
What People Are Saying
"The fact that there are no prescriptive eligibility criteria is really helpful. I know I can refer any family member to the WRFN and that they will be well served."
— Partner Organization Staff
"Knowing you are not alone, that there is someone who knows what you are going through and who can support you makes all the difference in the world."
— WRFN Family
"The Waterloo Region Family Network is so well respected and so well connected. This helps when sharing the family perspective with those who are in a position to make change."
— WRFN Family
"I like Coffee Club because it's a fun place to go where no one judges you!"
— Coffee Club participant