Community Living Toronto -
changing the lives of people with an intellectual disability by giving them a voice and supporting their choices where they live, learn, work and play.
Community Living Toronto is a leading social service agency offering a full range of personalized supports and services to people with an intellectual disability and their families. We set the benchmark for excellence, innovation and accountability in the developmental services sector. Our vision for society is one where everyone belongs and where we help each other reach for our dreams.
We provide more than 20 personalized services and supports including:
Early Childhood Services - collaborates with the family and other professionals to plan for services which address the developmental needs of the child
Adult Development Program - provides training in basic work related and life skills for adults with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities who require extensive support
Creative Village Studio - a studio space where artists can explore a variety of media including painting, photography, drawing and textiles
Youth 2 Work - supports youth in the transition from school to work or community activities while they are still in school, including gaining employment experience, developing community networks, increasing self-esteem and self-confidence
Spinclusion - a game which engages children and youth on issues relating to diversity and inclusion touching on issues of race, religion, culture background, sexuality and disabilities and focusing in each person’s uniqueness
Foster Drop-In Centre - a place to socialize, meet new friends, play pool, watch a movie or attend an activity organized by Club members
United Way Community Hub (Flemingdon Park - Victoria Village) - working together with other agencies to provide localized supports and services in a dedicated ‘hub’ in a United Way identified ‘priority’ neighbourhood
Bridging Diversity - working with Settlement Agencies across Toronto to educate settlement workers and newcomers on the services available to people with an intellectual disability; goal: to ensure that all people with an intellectual disability and their families have equal knowledge and access to the services and supports available in the Developmental Services Sector