Grand Opening of New Community Base Site

Nina Tangri, MPP Mississauga-Streetsville, joined Jaz Singh, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Halton-Peel Grant Review Team Member, and representatives from Community Living Mississauga on Friday, April 12th to officially open Community Living Mississauga’s newest Community Base Site on Crestlawn Dr. The event also recognized a Capital Grant of $52,600 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation which enabled modifications […]

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Developmental Service Ontario Launches New Website and #myDSOjourney Campaign

Developmental Services Ontario the access point for developmental services funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, launched an awareness campaign earlier this week entitled #myDSOjourney to help raise awareness about how the inclusion of adults who have an intellectual disability makes a strong impact. The campaign highlights the stories of six people and […]

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Joseph S. Mancinelli Tribute Dinner Raises Record Amount

Thank you to the nearly 1800 people who joined us at Community Living Mississauga’s 35th Annual Tribute Dinner on Thursday, March 28th to honour Mr. Joseph S. Mancinelli. The event raised more than $916,000 – a record amount for the Tribute Dinner. The evening, filled with music and memories, recognized the impact Mr. Mancinelli’s philanthropic […]

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Individual and Family Survey Results 2018

A sincere thank you to all the individuals and families who took the time to complete the Customer Satisfaction survey. In addition, a thank you to the Quality Management Committee for their work in the survey preparation and development. While the survey this year was sent electronically by email with an overall increase in the […]

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Developmental Services Class Action Law Suit

Koskie Minsky LLP has commenced a class proceeding against the Province of Ontario in respect of the lengthy waitlists for developmental services in Ontario. The statement of claim alleges that the issue of waitlists for desperately needed services has been a repeatedly identified issue for years, which Ontario has continued to ignore and failed to […]

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Celebrity Cookbook to Benefit Community Living Mississauga

Want to try recipes from Olympian Silken Laumann, CFL legend Michael ‘Pinball’ Clemons, Chef Michael Smith and support Community Living Mississauga? A new cookbook, just released for the holiday season, ’Sip, Sup, & Socialize’ includes over 100 recipes from famous and not-so famous foodies with all net proceeds going to support people who have an intellectual disability […]

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Government Rescinds Planned ODSP Increase

The Council of Community Living Ontario and Community Living Ontario have expressed their disappointment in the government’s announcement that they will reduce the support rates to recipients of the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Ontario Works from 3 per cent to 1.5 per cent come September 1st and October 1st, respectively. In a letter […]

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Trillium Grant to Make Base Sites More Accessible

Community Living Mississauga has received a grant for $52,600 over the next 12 months from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to make its base sites more accessible. Currently, support is provided to 180 individuals who attend the base sites on Argentia Road, Matheson Blvd, the Queensway and Watline Road. Thank you to the Ontario Trillium Foundation for […]

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Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant Supports HIRE Program

The Ontario Trillium Foundation has announced it will be supporting individuals who have an intellectual disability to transition from school to work by investing $530,100 over 36 months into Community Living Mississauga’s HIRE (Helping Individuals Reach Employment) program. The HIRE program works with local school boards to provide education to teach staff and support networks […]

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New Institution-Style Model a Step Backwards

Community Living Mississauga applauds Community Living Ontario, People First of Canada and the Canadian Association for Community Living National Task Force on the Right to Live in the Community on their stance denouncing attempts to re-institutionalize Ontarians who have an intellectual disability and its call for greater collaboration and investment in the Developmental Services sector. […]

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