Inclusion in Early Childhood

Inclusion in Employment

Inclusion in Planning/Living

Inclusion in Recreation and Leisure

Inclusion in Respite

Inclusion Fact Sheet



This website is an opportunity for people with disabilities and the broader community to engage in dialogue around issues that matter to all.

Applewood Centre for Adult Learning

A unique, not for profit charity in Mississauga which provides learning opportunities and personal support arrangements for adults with special needs.

Autism Treatment Services of Canada

Autism Treatment Services of Canada is a national affiliation of organizations that provides treatment, educational, management and consultative services to people with autism and related disorders across Canada.

CACL-NET-Canadian Association for Community Living

The Canadian Association for Community Living is a Canada-wide association of family members and others working for the benefit of persons of all ages who have an intellectual disability.

Canadian Health Network

The Canadian Health Network (CHN) is a national, bilingual health promotion program whose goal is to help Canadians find the information they’re looking for on how to stay healthy and prevent disease. The CHN does this through one of the most dynamic and comprehensive networks in the world.

Charity Village

Canada’s supersite for the non-profit sector — 3,000 pages of news, training, jobs, information and resources for executives, staffers, donors, and volunteers. If philanthropy and volunteerism are part of your world, this is your place.

Child Development Resource Connection Peel

Recognizing the critical importance of providing Early Childhood Education and resources to children in their formative years, Child Development Resource Connection Peel supports families, staff and the community by sharing information, promoting education and providing opportunities to work together.

City of Mississauga

The City of Mississauga’s award-winning website provides information and a growing number of online services for businesses and the City’s more than 700,000 residents.

Community Living Ontario

Community Living Ontario supports local associations by linking them and their members with the resources and information they need, and by offering training and consultation in the areas of family support, education, employment, human rights, community participation, advocacy and self-planning.

Connections Guide

The Connections Guide is a great resource for those who are looking for information on the transition from school to work/education.

Disability is Natural

The source for thought-provoking articles, products to promote new ways of thinking, and more!

Development Service Ontario

The site for people with developmental disabilities and their caregivers to learn about developmental services, supports and how to apply for services and supports.

Ending The Wait

Initial Report of the Housing Study Group (Developmental Services Sector–Ministry of Community and Social Services Partnership Table)


ErinoakKids supports young people with physical, developmental and communications disabilities. By meeting their diverse needs, Erinoak will help these clients and their families to reach the best possible levels of independence, health and well-being.

Fair Share Task Force

The Fair Share Task Force is a broadly based coalition seeking to reform social services funding so every child and family in Ontario has equal access to social services.

Friends & Advocates – Peel

Friends & Advocates is a Community Adult Mental Health Organization which offers support to those who have experienced Mental/Emotional Distress, resulting in social isolation.

i Belong

Find videos, stories, ideas and resources about how to make friends. This site will also share information about others who want to help visitors form lasting friendships.

Kids Pathways Peel

Provides service coordination for children and youth from birth-18 with special needs, living in Peel Region.

Knowledge Network

The Knowledge Network is a community-based resource of information on disabilities and disability related issues.

Lakeshore Corridor

The Lakeshore Corridor Community Team (LCCT) is a grassroots, community-based project in the Lakeshore corridor area of Mississauga whose main focus is to build a stronger sense of caring and giving in our community through community action and participation.

Ministry of Children and Youth Services

The online home for the Ministry of Children and Youth Services.

Ministry of Community and Social Services

Our mission is to support the realization of the goal of being fully included in society, and for people who have a developmental disability to have the same opportunities as other Ontarians to participate in the life of the community.

Mississauga News

The Mississauga News is the flagship newspaper of the Metroland chain of community newspapers.

Ombudsman Ontario

Ombudsman Ontario investigates complaints about services provided by the Government of Ontario and its organizations.

Ontario Trillium Foundation

The Ontario Trillium Foundation builds healthy and vibrant communities throughout Ontario by strengthening the capacity of the voluntary sector, through investments in community-based initiatives.

Opportunities Mississauga for 21 Plus

Working with community groups, agencies and businesses to expand services and facilities for intellectually disabled adults and their families.


Options Mississauga Print and Office Services is a not-for-profit charity. whose mission is to prepare individuals who have an intellectual disability with the skills necessary to obtain meaningful employment in the community.


Para-IT™ teaches Business Soft Skills and Business IT skills to adults who have an intellectual disability so they can acquire employment as skilled office workers in any sector.

Passport Mentoring

The Passport Mentoring Initiative is an opportunity for students, who have an intellectual disability, to explore ideas for their future after leaving school. This initiative is available to students between the ages of 14 and 21 who wish to learn more about an area of interest.

Pathways in Education Peel

This web site has been created to provide educational resources to families of students with a developmental disability, educators and developmental service providers in the Region of Peel.

PCCN (Peel Crisis Capacity Network)

The Peel Crisis Capacity Network provides time-limited crisis supports individuals (aged 11 and over) with an intellectual disability or a dual diagnosis (i.e. an intellectual disability and mental health needs).

Peel Children and Youth Initiative

The Peel Children and Youth Initiative (PCYI) provides every child, youth and young adult up to 24 years of age with the opportunity to live in a safe and healthy environment, realize their potential and achieve success, and contribute to their community in meaningful ways.

The Real People Campaign

The Real People Campaign is a group of families working to gain the supports needed for individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families to plan for and enact their goals of living in the community.


Safehaven is dedicated providing exceptional residential and respite care to help families whose children have complex physical and developmental disabilities.

United Way of Peel Region

United Way of Peel Region was established in 1967 and serves the communities of Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, improving social conditions so that everyone can thrive. United Way provides a strong voice for social change that strengthens our community and improves lives.

World Volunteer Web

The World Volunteer Web supports the volunteer community by serving as a global clearinghouse for information and resources linked to volunteerism that can be used for campaigning, advocacy and networking.