• Smiling woman wearing a winter hat and hoodie is standing beside a white horse in a stable.
  • Senior man holds up a sign that says: I am part of a volunteer team raising funds
  • Senior man paying for items at an event
  • Young man holds up a sign that says: I have paid employment at TimberMart
  • A young man stands with a senior male, the owner of TimberMart, they are smiling with their arm around each other's shoulder
  • A young man hold up a sign inside a pet store that says: I work at PetValu and I feel valued
  • A young man who works at PetValu stands beside his manager, a woman. They are both smiling.
  • Three men are sitting together and holding signs that say:I am a valued member of the Intercede International Team
  • A woman stands in her kitchen with a sign that reads: I have become independent in my own home
  • A woman makes herself some tea in her kitchen.
  • A senior woman holds a sign outside her home that reads: I reached my goal of living independently

Community Support

 

Community Support promotes full inclusion for adults with intellectual challenges living in the community. We focus on individual responses and assist people to achieve personal outcomes through the development of a person-directed plan. We facilitate the removal of barriers to participation in the community. This may include barriers such as financial, physical or transportation.

Community Support – Community Living ~ Fort Erie

Common areas supported through this department are as follows:

Employment Supports
We can assist adults with intellectual challenges to identify and achieve their employment goals. We offer support with accessing community employment agencies. We will also partner with such agencies to assist with Job Search, Job Maintenance and On-The-Job Training.
Volunteering
We can assist people in finding volunteer opportunities within their community.
Recreation and Leisure
We can assist people in finding recreation and leisure opportunities based on their interests.
Education
We can assist people in finding educational services which are of interest to them, and work with educational institutions to ensure appropriate supports are provided.
Supported Living
Can provide case management, life skills support and advocacy to adults with intellectual challenges who are living on their own in their community.

Community Living ~ Fort Erie would like to recognize the following

Community Partners for their support of our Services.

~  Community Partners and Employers  ~

*Adult Literacy Council    *A.I.M. (Advocates in Motion)
*Autism Ontario     *Beachcombers Senior Centre
*Bethesda Community Services
*Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Fort Erie
*Boggio & Edwards Ridgeway Pharmacy
*Boys & Girls Club of Niagara
*Bridges Community Health
Children’s Developmental Assessment Services (CDAS)
Canadian Tire Jump Start      *Canadian Mental Health
Cherry Hill Club    Christian Horizons
* Community Living Grimsby, Lincoln & West Lincoln
 Community Living Ontario
Community Living, Port Colborne, Wainfleet,
Community Living, St. Catharines,
 Community Living Welland, Pelham
Colour & Design Centre    Contact Niagara
Crescent Park Lodge
Crystal Ridge Clothing Depot
Crystal Ridge Public Library
Developmental Services Ontario
Delta Bingo     District School Board of Niagara
Douglas Heights Senior Centre
  Family and Children Services Niagara/APSW
 Family Counseling Centre
F.A.S.T. (Fort Erie Accessible Specialized Transit)
Fort Erie Centennial Library
Fort Erie Friendship Festival
Fort Erie Gaming Corporation
Fort Erie Head Injury Association
Fort Erie Legion
Fort Erie Meals on Wheels
Fort Erie Native Friendship Center
 Fort Erie Friendship Festival
Fort Erie Secondary School    Fort Erie SPCA
Fort Erie Times Review     Gilmore Lodge
Greater Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce
 Great Lakes Auto
Harry Foster Foundation    Head Injury Association
Heartland Forest
Human Resources Service Development Canada
I CAN-T.E.R.    Intuitive Landscaping
Infant Ed/&Parent Teaching Program
Intercede International    Instill Instruments      
Italo Canadian Club    Jarvis St. BIA
Job Gym Fort Erie    Joe’s Valu-mart
Kapable Kleaners
Last Chance Horse and Pony Rescue
 Madison’s Pub
Maple Park Lodge Senior Home
McCooey’s Bike Shop    Mike’s Landscaping
 Ministry of Citizenship and  Immigration
Ministry of Community & Social Services
Ministry of Housing
 Ministry of Training Universities Colleges (MTUC)
 Niagara Public Health Dept.
 Niagara Regional Housing
Niagara Training & Employment Agency (N-TEC)
Niagara Catholic District School Board     
Niagara Centre for Independent Living  (NCIL) Work Link
Niagara College
Niagara Community Foundation
Niagara Environmental Dynamics     
Niagara Falls Review
Niagara Falls SPCA    
Niagara Recycle Plant
Niagara Speech Services (NSS)
Niagara Support Services (N.S.S.)
Nino D’Ambra Hair Salon
OASIS (Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals
with Special Needs)
 Ontario Trillium Foundation
Options Niagara/Mainstream
Osprey Media     Pathstone Mental Health
Patterson Chrysler    Redstacks Retirement
 Residence On The Garrison
Ridgeway Beer Store    Ridgeway BIA
Ridgeway Church Drop In Centre    Ridgeway Legion
 Residence on The Garrison    RONA Hardware
 Royal Bank Fort Erie    Safari Niagara
Salvation Army    Scotiabank Fort Erie
Sexsmith Farms    Sherwin Williams Fort Erie
SOBEY’S
Southern Network of Specialized Care
 South Niagara Life Centre
Smith Cleaning Services
Stevensville Public Library
 The Bargain Shop
 The Mill Ridgeway Greenhouse
TIM-BR Mart     Trailsides Restaurant
 Wal-Mart     YMCA Niagara
  

 Together we are making a difference in our community!

Thank you for your commitment and support!

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