Helpful Links

planning network

Partners For Planning

A non-profit organization started by and for families. They provide support and resources to help families create a good life and safe, secure future for their loved one with a disability.

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respite services

RespiteServices.com

A resource for families – Providing information about respite services in your area and access to potential support workers.

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dso

Developmental Services Ontario

Can provide you with information about community services and resources, and assist you in connecting with MCSS-funded developmental services and supports for adults.

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Imagining Home

Interested in housing for a loved one with a disability? Imagining Home is a group of like-minded individuals thinking and planning about home and housing.

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Registered Disability Savings Plan

A registered disability savings plan (RDSP) is a savings plan that is intended to help parents and others save for the long-term financial security of a person who is eligible for the Disability Tax Credit.

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Ministry of Community and Social Services

Through its programs and services, the Ministry of Community and Social Services helps adults with a developmental disability live, work and participate in a range of community activities enforces support orders issued by the courts so that families get the money to which they are entitled promotes accessibility and works to break down barriers that prevent people with disabilities from fully participating in the social and economic life of Ontario helps Ontarians recover from hardship and regain control of their lives.

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Ministry of Children and Youth Services

The ministry is working with other ministries and community partners to develop and implement policies, programs and a service system that helps give children the best possible start in life, prepare youth to become productive adults and make it easier for families to access the services they need at all stages of a child’s development.

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United Way
Durham Region

The role of the United Way is to help give structure to a cohesive and coordinated community wide effort which will not only help immediately and efficiently, but do so in the most coherent and effective fashion possible.

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