Waterloo Region Family Network

Registered Name: Waterloo Region Family Network

Business Number: 836174052RR0001

Our Mission

The Waterloo Region Family Network educates, connects, and empowers families and individuals with exceptionalities by providing the tools and support required to foster relationships, and make informed decisions regarding their daily life, education, and future.

About Waterloo Region Family Network

The Waterloo Region Family Network (WRFN) was founded by families for families with children with exceptionalities.

Through a strong network of parents and an innovative community partnership model, we are the trusted voice of special needs families, offering lifelong support for families and individuals as they navigate the world of special needs. We continually strive to advocate for an accepting and understanding community in which we EducateConnect and Empower families and individuals.

Our Vision

Our vision is that all individuals in our community with special needs, and their families, are empowered to make educated decisions about their lives.

What People Are Saying

"Keep up the good work. This is an essential program."

— Parent of a child who participates in our Active Start program

"I saw a smile on his face that has been absent for some time. He so needs to feel like he belongs, as we all do."

— Parent of an young adult who attends our Coffee Club program

"I think it’s amazing that they have things like this available. I’ve noticed a huge difference in my son."

— Parent of a child who participates in our Active Start program

"I like Coffee Club because it's a fun place to go where no one judges you!"

— Coffee Club participant

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