Community Living Oshawa/Clarington believes that friends, family and how a person is connected in their community has a huge impact on happiness and success in life. True inclusion means having opportunities for real employment, education (including post secondary), friends, recreation and full citizenship.
Support Services knows that people may need to access many services, supports and relationships to enhance the quality of their lives and reach their goals.
We provide time-lined, goal oriented coordination for adults with developmental disabilities living in Oshawa and Clarington and children with developmental disabilities living in Durham Region. We also assist with planning, advocacy, community education and information as well as intake (for children only) into services within Community Living Oshawa/Clarington.
Adults need to contact Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) to be referred to our services. A DSO Navigator can begin the process with you when you call them at 1-855-277-2121.
What can we do for you?
•Help people find and connect with resources available in their community. We provide assistance with accessing support from government programs i.e. Ontario Disability Support Program, and with local agencies and specialized services such a health and medical services, counseling and respite
•We listen and hear about goals and dreams for the future. We assist in developing an action plan to move forward and achieve these goals
•We advocate and help people to problem solve to overcome barriers to reaching their personal goals
•We help look for ways to increase community involvement and encourage partnerships that will help people get truly connected
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