Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Employment: Your Rights and Benefits

This event has been cancelled due to unforeseen renovation in the office building. It will be rescheduled in late spring or early summer. Stay tuned for the new date(s). Sorry for any inconvenience!

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  • Want to know more about your ODSP rights regarding your employment income, earnings, assets?
  • Want to know more about your ODSP benefits like child care, start-up assistance, and other employment supports?

Date: Wed. February 21, 2018 – event cancelled

Place: CILT Board Room, Suite 902, 365 Bloor St East (and Sherbourne St)

For more information, contact Robin Simmons at: 416-599-2458, ext. 293 or by e-mail at inquiry@cilt.ca

 


“Pharmacare: A Plan for Everyone” Town Hall Meeting

Join the discussion about a universal prescription drug plan that covers all Canadians regardless of their age, income, or where they work or live.

When:      Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6:30 — 8:30 P.M.

Where:     Chestnut Residence, Ballroom (2nd Floor)
89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2J1

For more information and to register, please visit the A Plan for Everyone website.

 


CILT is hiring!

The Centre for Independent Living in Toronto is currently looking to fill the following position:

Senior Manager of Independent Living Programs

This position is responsible for personnel issues, staff development and managing all Independent Living Programs other than the Direct Funding Program. It is also the primary back-up to the Executive Director.

Senior Manager Independent Living Programs – Word Version

Senior Manager Independent Living Programs – PDF version

Closing date: March 14th, 2018 or until suitable candidates are found


Intersection of Race and Accessibility – One Day Forum

This one-day forum will discuss an intersectionality lens with key stakeholders involved in the implementation of the AODA. Breakfast and lunch are provided!

Date: Wednesday March 21, 2018
Time: 8:30 to 5:00
Venue: Verdi Convention Centre, Mississauga. 3550 Derry Road East Mississauga, ON

Accessibility:

  • TransHelp/Wheel Trans accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible venue
  • Halal and vegetarian food
  • Attendant services
  • ASL and Real-time Captioning
  • Scent free environment encouraged
  • Meditation/prayer space

This is a free event. Space is limited

Find out more information about it in the flyer below:

Toward Inclusivity with Racial Equity

CARD Tentative Program

 

Register before February 21, 2018 to enter the early bird draw for door prizes


The Toronto Seniors Forum is recruiting members!


Direct Funding is now hiring!


ERDCO’s Diabetes Peer Leader Program

Type 2 Diabetes is a serious disease that can be prevented!  Join ERDCO for a FREE 6-week program about Type 2 Diabetes Prevention.

– Find out if you are at risk – Screening
– Get ideas to be more active and live with less stress
– Take part in an accessible yoga session

Where: TOBIAS HOUSE:  511 – 695 Coxwell Avenue, Toronto
Coxwell Subway station
When: Wednesdays from 11:30 am to 2:30pm – January 10 to February 10, 2018

If requested, attendant care, ASL interpretation, and childminding are provided.  TTC tokens, materials, and prizes provided, including a Gift Card upon completion of the program.  Registration is required at info.erdco@gmail.com or online at their Eventbrite page.

You can find more information on the flyer below:

ERDCO Diabetes Prevention Workshop 2018

 

 


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

Email: reportONdisability@ontario.ca

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.


AODA Violations