CLGW Happenings

Changes with Passport Community Developer – Wellington and Dufferin

Community Living Guelph Wellington would like to take this opportunity to thank Karenda Carpenter for her years with us as our region’s Passport Community Developer. Karenda has accepted a new role as the Passport Coordinator with Central West Specialized Developmental Services and her last day as a Passport Community Developer will be Friday, March 12, 2021. Once CWSDS hires a…

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Game Changer – a Passport Story

Game Changer – a Passport Story Written by Ryan, with support from his Direct Support Professional Ashlyn Northfield Pictures by Ashlyn Northfield Ryan is a resident of North Wellington who receives passport funding and is supported through CLGW. Ryan loves getting out into his community but with the COVID-19 Pandemic, he has not had many opportunities to do so and…

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Love for Animals – a Passport Story

Love for Animals– a Passport Story Written by Penny, with support from his Direct Support Professional Ashlyn Northfield Pictures by Ashlyn Northfield Penny is a resident of Mount Forest  who receives passport funding. Penny loves animals and due to COVID-19, has not been able to connect with that aspect of her life. While out at Mapleton’s Organics with her Passport…

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Assessing the Impact of Campus Friends: Reflections from a Unique Project

This post was originally shared by the University of Guelph’s Community Engaged Scholarship Institute, assessing Campus Friends.   Thank you so much to CESI for diving in, learning about, and assessing Campus Friends. We appreciate your hard work, your thoughtfulness, and choosing to assess if people are achieving their personal goals and expectations, are experiencing personal growth, and if students…

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Outdoor Exploring – a Passport Story

Outdoor Exploring – a Passport Story Written by Randy, with support from his Direct Support Professional Ashlyn Northfield Pictures by Ashlyn Northfield Randy loves rock and roll and exploring the outdoors. Randy receives passport funding and currently uses CLGW to help support him in his adventures. Due to COVID-19, Randy feels safer exploring his local community outdoors. This has allowed…

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Making Developmental Services Better in Ontario

Making Developmental Services Better in Ontario – Your feedback could help make change! Recently launched, Let’s Talk About Making Developmental Services Better in Ontario is an online discussion and survey to support planned reform of Ontario’s Developmental Services sector. The Ministry is seeking ideas, comments, and feedback to help improve supports for people with developmental disabilities across Ontario. Your voice is…

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CLGW Happenings

Announcing CLGW’s new Executive Director

Announcing our new Executive Director A message from Community Living Guelph Wellington’s President, Board of Directors Community Living Guelph Wellington’s Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Cindy Kinnon has accepted the position of Executive Director, beginning December 14th, 2020. In this role, Cindy will lead and manage CLGW with strategic directions established and approved by the Board of…

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Update – Statement regarding CLGW Day Services

Update – Statement regarding CLGW Day Services   Dear people we support, your families, and our community, Community Living Guelph Wellington’s Senior Leadership team and Board of Directors have been reviewing and discussing the feedback we’ve received since releasing our 2020-2023 Strategic Plan. We continue to receive feedback and we’re listening. What we’re learning is that our communication wasn’t clear…

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In response to October 14 Guelph Today article: Families upset as ARC Industries adult group day program ends permanently

In response to Guelph Today’s Families upset as ARC Industries adult group day program ends permanently The following letter was written in response to Guelph Today’s article, Families upset as ARC Industries adult group day program ends permanently.  It was shared with the editor of Guelph Today, ahead of posting on clgw.ca, and Community Living Guelph Wellington’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.

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Our 2020 Annual Report is here!

Our 2020 Annual Report is here! Sometimes, it’s good to take a look back. It’s a chance to reflect on all that we’ve been up to, and to check our temperature. As an organization that serves people, it’s important for us to look at the work we do, and hold it against our values and mission. Have we done a…

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2020-23 Strategic Plan

2020-23 Strategic Plan We’re excited to introduce our 2020-23 Strategic Plan. This explainer video depicts our hoped-for destination in three years.   When viewing the video, you may make it your full screen by selecting the box shaped button in the bottom right hand corner of the video frame. If the writing appears fuzzy, blurry or unclear to you, please…

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