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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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Search for CLGW’s next Executive Director

Are you, or do you know someone, who could be CLGW’s next Executive Director? Community Living Guelph Wellington is one of Ontario’s largest providers of services to adults with Developmental Disabilities and is searching for an Executive Director to replace its retiring and highly respected incumbent. Are you a principled leader looking to create a meaningful impact in the lives…

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Laura Hanley is retiring!

Retirement Announcement – Laura Hanley     Dear friend of Community Living Guelph Wellington, On behalf of the Board of Directors and Community Living Guelph Wellington, I am both appreciative and saddened to announce the retirement of our Executive Director, Laura Hanley. Laura has been a very effective leader for Community Living Guelph Wellington.  She has helped shape our organization’s…

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Annual General Meeting – Postponed

Annual General Meeting – Postponed Due to the current state of emergency we have made the decision to postpone our AGM until September 23, 2020. Once we have a better idea of how the restrictions will be lifted and the guidelines for group gatherings, we will provide an update. Please note that your AGM package will also be delayed. We…

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COVID-19

COVID-19 and Community Living Guelph Wellington Please check here for the latest updates related to COVID-19 and services provided by Community Living Guelph Wellington.   Helpful resources COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities [PDF] Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health COVID-19 [website] List of Essential services, published by the Government of Ontario  [website] Coping with Stress during COVID-19 [PDF…

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#thankful

Have you been following our #thankful project? On Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, we have been posting daily about moments in 2019 that we’re #thankful for. Moments that remind us that our community is generous. Moments that remind us that our neighbours want accessibility and inclusion. Moments that remind us that disability doesn’t mean ‘not able’. Moments where the big guys,…

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In the News: 2019 Fashion Gala has been SNAP’D!

With thanks to Snap’d Guelph, our 2019 Fashion Gala will live on in the pictures. 2019 Spring Fashion Gala Folks were welcome to join and celebrate adults with developmental disabilities during the 2019’s Spring Fashion Gala. Hosted at the Italian Canadian Club of Guelph, models from Expressions by DSK & Community Living Guelph Wellington paraded the newest fashion trends. Tickets…

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When Community comes together – Partnership with Community of Hearts for Independent Hearts

What happens when Community comes together Community Living Guelph Wellington and Community of Hearts are partnering on a one-year pilot project with the Independent Hearts program. Five people served by CLGW will have the opportunity to discover and gauge where they are at with independent living in a safe and as-needed supportive environment. Each participant will participate in an eight-week…

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Families and Caregivers – you’re invited: Person-Centred Support

You’re invited to: PERSON-CENTRED SUPPORT WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO COMMUNITY LIVING GUELPH WELLINGTON DID YOU KNOW? Over 400 CLGW employees to date have participated in a mandatory 3-hour workshop on Person-Centred Support. A similar person-centred module, called ‘My Voice. My Choice.’ is presently in development and will be offered optionally to People We Support (PWS) in…

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