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Calling All Volunteers for Our Gardening Project

  Calling All Volunteers for Our Gardening Project Are you someone who enjoys getting their hands dirty, creating beautiful outdoor spaces and connecting to your community?   We’re reaching out to all green-thumbed enthusiasts who share the passion for gardening and making a positive impact. If so, we welcome you to join our gardening project! Whether you can spare time…

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Campus Friends Graduation 2024

CLGW extends its warmest congratulations to the graduates of the Campus Friends program, acknowledging the significant milestone achieved by Matia and Mackenzie. Matia and Mackenzie celebrating after their graduation.  On May 1st, 2024   we celebrated the accomplishments of two CAMPUS FRIENDS graduates,  Matia and  Mackenzie.   CAMPUS FRIENDS (CF) facilitates opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to experience university student life…

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LETTER: Ontario failing people with developmental disabilities

As Published by Guelph Today: LETTER: Ontario failing people with developmental disabilities – Guelph News (guelphtoday.com) CONTACT comms@clgw.ca   LETTER: Ontario failing people with developmental disabilities By: Cindy Kinnon, Executive Director, Community Living Guelph Wellington, and Janet Kaufman, Board Chair, Community Living Guelph Wellington Developmental service providers help the most vulnerable members of our communities. People with developmental disabilities are…

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CLGW supports the Multi-Sector Joint Letter to the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)

CLGW supports the Multi-Sector Joint Letter to the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) Community Living Guelph Wellington is joining in with other developmental service providers and provincial organizations requesting immediate action and support from the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. Developmental Services organizations across our region are experience significant financial pressure to delivering their programs…

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Accessible Little Library

Accessible Little Library Join us for the upcoming Grand Opening! You’re invited to the GRAND OPENING of Guelph’s first Accessible Little Library. On Monday, July 10 at 10am, we will be officially ‘opening’ Accessible Little Library at 197 Dufferin St. Guelph. Stop by, visit with friends and neighbours, and help us open the ALL.   What makes THIS Little Library…

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Janette Andersen is leaving CLGW

Dear friend of Community Living Guelph Wellington, On behalf of Community Living Guelph Wellington, I have both the pleasure and sadness to announce that Janette Andersen will be leaving Community Living Guelph Wellington. With 35+ years of service at CLGW, Janette has held many roles at CLGW. Her leadership, passion for the people we support, and expertise has had many…

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Should Guelph and Wellington County have a Family Support Network?

Should Guelph and Wellington County have a Family Support Network? Looking to meet other families? Want to share ideas and resources? How about a fun night out with parents/caregivers who ‘get it’? A few parents of adults with developmental disabilities hope to launch a Family Support Network in Guelph/Wellington. A Family Support Network is a group of family members and unpaid caregivers…

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An update from CLGW: we are now mask optional!

Over the last several years, the pandemic has put a magnifying glass on safety and wellbeing in developmental services. CLGW is no exception, implementing many difficult and necessary measures to prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, the people we support and anyone who may be visiting our locations. We have all done our part, keeping ourselves and each…

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Update from CLGW

Update from CLGW Like many other organizations, Community Living Guelph Wellington has prioritized the health and wellbeing of the people we support, their families, our employees, volunteers and visitors. We have all played a role in keeping ourselves and the people around us as healthy as possible. That while COVID will never go away, we have learned a lot about…

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Community Resource Fair

Did you attend the Community Resource Fair? Community Living Guelph Wellington attended the Community Resource Fair, hosted by the Passport Community Developer Team and Central West Specialized Developmental Services. The Community Resource Fair is a great way for people with developmental disabilities to learn about the resources, services and opportunities that are available in our community. This is a great…

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Monday Mixers – Ice Cream Socials

YOU are invited to CLGW’s Ice Cream Social. It’s been a long three years! Want to get out there and connect again? Join us! Re-connect with old friends. Chat with new ones. Plus meet members of CLGW’s Family Engagement Committee.   What MONDAY MIXER – ICE CREAM SOCIAL. Mix and mingle outside. Or inside if the weather is bad.  …

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CLGW’s Next Strategic Plan – Key Takeaways + Stakeholder Input

Thank you for your strategic planning input! Between the focus groups, surveys and 1:1 interviews, more than 175 participants added their voice to CLGW’s strategic planning engagement. This is a great sample of the people we support, their families and our staff team. In late February, CLGW’s Board of Directors, Senior Leadership Team, and the Strategic Planning Steering Committee reviewed…

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