Save the Date – ODSP Action Coalition

Are you interested in endorsing the rights and equity of people with disabilities? Join the upcoming group meeting and have your voice heard! See the details below:

Date: Monday April 9th 2-4 pm
Location: Scarborough Civic Centre- Conference Room 2
150 Borough Drive

  1. Discuss how to work together to prepare for the upcoming provincial election.
  2. Talk about possible changes and reforms to social assistance systems in Ontario
  3. Share knowledge, share ideas, stay informed.
  4. Learn more about the ODSP Action Coalition and how you can help make positive changes.

RSVP By April 2nd 2018 to Rachel Vance:

New board members needed at ERDCO

ERDCO is looking for new members to join its board of directors. The meetings happen once a month via conference call.

You are welcome to apply if you have experience in governance, event planning, fundraising, social media communication, advocacy, accessibility and disability justice. If you have limited experience but time and passion for social justice you are also encouraged to join!

Send a one page bio to with a statement of interest. Include your name, phone number and email address. Write about yourself and explain why you want to be a board member.

Book a session to ride a MOTOmed exercise bike!

MOTOmed is an exercise bike designed to assist people with arm and leg mobility. Each session lasts half hour.

Location: 2398 Yonge Street, Anne Johnston Health Station site

For more information and to book an appointment contact Anne Crasto at 416-489-8666 ext. 263

MOTOmed flyer

On The Radar: Street Needs Assessment Volunteer Recruitment

The Street Needs Assessment, a city wide homeless count and survey, is currently searching for volunteers and team leaders to join their team on the night of April 26, 2018.

Indoor locations include homeless shelters and 24-hour respite programs, while outside locations will cover streets and other public spaces mainly in downtown.

For the indoor locations, volunteers and team leaders must be available from 4:30pm to 11:00pm. Those covering outdoor places must be available from 5:30pm to 12 midnight.

Review eligibility and register for Team Lead
Review eligibility and register for Volunteer

If you have questions or require further information, please email the Street Needs Assessment Registration Team at

Find out more information: Street Needs Assessment 2018 – Poster

Tangled Art + Disability: The Maze Project & A Distant Memory 2

Tangled Art + Disability presents The Maze Project & A Distant Memory 2, an exhibition by artist Fiona Legg. The Maze Project is a large-scale installation representing the challenges that Fegg, a self-identified Mad person, confronts in the world. This artwork will be presented along with her new version of A Distant Memory, an industrial sculptural piece.

Below you can find the details about the opening reception and the exhibition:

Opening Reception: March 1, 6-8pm, 2018
Exhibition Dates: March 1 – March 24, 2018
Location: 401 Richmond Street West, Richmond Building by the Spadina Street entrance
EventBrite RSVP: The Maze Project & A Distant Memory 2 Opening Reception
Website: The Maze Project & A Distant Memory 2

Tangled Art Gallery is in a barrier-free location. Audio description and tactile components will be available for the exhibit. For public engagements there will be ASL interpreters, live transcription and attendant care. Service animals are welcome. The gallery is a scent-free environment.


The Toronto Seniors Forum is recruiting members!

Direct Funding is now hiring!

NEW Abuse Hotline

Abuse Hotline created for people labelled with intellectual disabilities living in Ontario.

According to the Ministry, “Each call will be investigated and the appropriate action will be taken”

*Please note that this new line is in no way a substitute for situations where a 911 call is required*

There are several ways to report abuse:

TEL: 1-800-575-2222


TTY: 416-916-0549

Toll Free: 1-844-309-1025

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Housing Listing

Accessible Apartments and Homes Available

If you have an accessible home that you would like to list here, please contact the Inquiries Generalist at 416-599-2458 ext 228.

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