Embracing Possibility ~ Enriching Enriching Lives
To affirm the inherent dignity and worth of people living with disabilities and to walk with them and their loved ones to overcome isolation, live free from barriers to inclusion and experience belonging inside a network of support.
Communities where people of all abilities belong and are connected through meaningful relationships.
We engage with you to be empowered and express your gifts, together with your loved ones and build a network of support that honours your choices for the life you want in the Waterloo Region.
RESPECT- experienced as kindness, consideration and regard for the rights, needs, wishes and wellbeing of others
EMPOWERMENT- experienced as autonomy through the ability to exercise choice, advocate and self-direct
GIFTS & STRENGTHS- experienced as opportunities to develop and use talents and abilities in service to one's self, others and the community
DIVERSITY- experienced as appreciation, acceptance, accommodation and inclusion of all people as valued fellow citizens
COMMUNITY- experienced as a valued contributing member within a network of supportive and meaningful relationships
BELONGING- as experienced through a sense of connection, acceptance, value, safety and being cared about
We Serve - Youth, adults and seniors with disabilities who self-identify as experiencing social isolation and/or barriers to social or economic inclusion; their families. relatives, caregiver, or guardians and their networks of support
Person Directed Planning
Development & Maintainance of Networks of Support
Future Planning Learning Events