Resources

Agencies

FOCUS Accreditation

FOCUS Accreditation

FOCUS was established in response to a need for an innovative and robust quality improvement and accreditation program that reflects current successful practices and trends in community-based human services. FOCUS standards and processes reflected Canadian culture and expectations.
OASIS, Ontario

OASIS, Ontario

OASIS provides leadership through sharing ideas, information and knowledge, and interacts with government and other developmental services organizations on issues affecting its members.
SARC, Saskatchewan

SARC, Saskatchewan

SARC is a non-profit association representing community-based organizations that provide residential, developmental, and employment supports/services to thousands of individuals with disabilities.

Community

Ministry of Community and Social Services

Ministry of Community and Social Services

The Ministry of Community and Social Services financially assists with developmental services and programs that support inclusion for adults with a developmental disability and their families. These services allow them to live, work and participate in a wide range of activities in their communities. Community agencies deliver most of the available services and supports.
ConnectABILITY 

ConnectABILITY 

A website and virtual community that is dedicated to lifelong learning and support for people who have an intellectual disability, their families and support networks. The core of this site is accessible, self-directed access to valuable information and tools, ready on demand.
Developmental Services Ontario

Developmental Services Ontario

This is where people in Ontario with developmental disabilities and their caregivers can learn about developmental services and supports.
Workforce Development for Persons with Disabilities (WFD-PD)

Workforce Development for Persons with Disabilities (WFD-PD)

The WFD-PD Program (formerly known as Employability Assistance for People with Disabilities) provides funding to assist adults with disabilities to prepare for, secure and maintain employment. 
People with Disabilities: Government of Saskatchewan

People with Disabilities: Government of Saskatchewan

A variety of resources for those who live in the province of Saskatchewan.
Visitable Housing

Visitable Housing

“VisitAble Housing” or “VisitAbility” is the concept of designing and building homes with basic accessibility. VisitAble homes provide easy access on the main level for everyone. VisitAble housing offers a convenient home for residents and a welcoming environment for visitors in all ages and mobility.
Every Canadian Counts Coalition

Every Canadian Counts Coalition

The Every Canadian Counts (ECC) Coalition is calling on Canadian governments to work together to develop a national program to ensure essential disability supports are available to all Canadians living with chronic, long-term disabilities. The Coalition includes individuals living with disabilities, caregivers, advocates, and support organizations.
Disability News Canada

Disability News Canada

The latest news and information related to disability in Canada and internationally.
Voices 4 Ability

Voices 4 Ability

An internet radio station, Voices 4 Ability offers up a mix of music interspersed with interviews and factual programs designed to be of particular interest to people who live with disability and their friends and families. 
The Saskatchewan Voice of People with Disabilities Inc.

The Saskatchewan Voice of People with Disabilities Inc.

The Saskatchewan Voice of People with Disabilities Inc., commonly known as SVOPD is a community based provincial organization that assists with concerns affecting the lives of people with disabilities across Saskatchewan.
My Community Hub

My Community Hub

MyCommunityHub is an online registration tool for activities, classes, programs, workshops, day respite and camps offered by various developmental service agencies across the Greater Toronto Area.

 

Churches and Faith Communities

Please visit our Church Engagement page for relevant resources and videos.