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Community Living Mississauga is proud to offer a variety of Information Sessions to people who have an intellectual disability and their families living in Mississauga.  At these sessions, professionals speak about a wide variety of topics including – Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), Wills and Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Guardianship, Role of the Trustee, and Financial Planning.

All information sessions are currently being offered virtually, and are presented on the Zoom platform


Wills and Henson Trusts: 

Learn how to establish a specialized Will that ensures your family member’s future is as secure as possible.

Guest Speaker: Lisa Sticht-Maksymec, Lawyer, Pallett Valo LLP

Thursday, April 8, 2021

7  to 9 pm

Role of the Trustee: 

This is a great opportunity for you to learn exactly what a Trustee is. Lisa Sticht-Maksymec will provide information on the ongoing role and responsibilities of a Trustee. You will learn valuable information to help you when you are choosing a Trustee, and for the Trustee to be aware of their role.

Guest Speaker: Lisa Sticht-Maksymec, Lawyer, Pallett Valo LLP

Thursday, April 22, 2021

7 to 9 pm

Power of Attorney and Guardianship: 

Lisa Sticht-Maksymec will present information on the similarities and differences between “Power of Attorney” and “Guardianship”. Lisa will also be available to answer your questions on these topics.

Guest Speaker: Lisa Sticht-Maksymec, Lawyer, Pallett Valo LLP

Thursday, May 6, 2021

7 to 9 pm

Estate Planning 101: 

Learn about some of the points you may need to consider when completing your estate planning. General information about Wills and Trusts, the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) and other financial considerations will be available. We are offering three dates for you to choose from during the Fall 2020 season:

Thursday, May 13, 2021

7 to 8:30 pm

Tech Tuesday:

Each session, we will discuss various points of interest on the topic of technology.

March 2, 9, 16, 23, April 6, 13, May 7, 2021

7 -8 pm

 Fundamentals for Future Planning:

Learn the important steps that you can take now, to begin planning for the future of your family member

April 1, 2021

7 – 9 pm

Circles of Support:

What exactly is a “Circle of Support?”  This informative session will answer your questions, as well as provide you with current examples of success.

April 29, 2021

7 – 9 pm

Supportive Technology:

Learn about supportive technology, and how it can increase independence.

May 25, 2021

7 – 9 pm

For registration information, please e-mail