Jun
23
Wed
Annual General Meeting @ Online via Zoom
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Annual General Meeting @ Online via Zoom

Durham Family Resources will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. Like last year, we will be hosting this year’s meeting online via Zoom! After a short business meeting agenda, we will take some time to think about recharging and rejuvenation. We all look for ways to find rest and renewal not only during the pandemic, but through the years. Sometimes we find ways to do so among our loved ones; sometimes we take short breaks for one another. We will look to DFR families  for a whole range of examples to inspire and remind us all to take a break. At the same time, we will see how full and meaningful lives often give each family member that needed space to learn, grow, and return with even more to offer.

Jun
28
Mon
Making the Most Study Group @ Online via Zoom
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Making the Most Study Group @ Online via Zoom | Oshawa | Ontario | Canada

Have you completed one of the Making the Most series here at DFR? If so, you are welcome to join the study group happening once a month. This time will be spent delving more deeply into some of the topics covered in the series. If there is something you wanted to work through, an idea, an interest, an opportunity – this is the place to get some feedback and support to do so!

Give Laura a call or email if you’d like to know more, or to RSVP!

Jul
2
Fri
Next Generation Meetup @ Online via Zoom
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Next Generation Meetup @ Online via Zoom | Whitby | Ontario | Canada

A casual get together of those who identify as the “next generation” in the care and support of a loved one with a developmental disability. The group will be coming together to connect, share, and learn from one another.

The get together will be held online via Zoom! Contact Rosanne for more details

Rosanne – (905)436-2500 ext. 2289 or rpurnwasie@dafrs.com

Jul
9
Fri
Bio-Medical Approaches Study Group @ The Gathering Place
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Bio-Medical Study Group is a group of family and community members who find it inspiring, helpful, and personally rewarding to talk with each other about our own experiences and share new information all about optimal health, balance and well-being. We think about wellness in terms of food and nutrition, making sure sensory needs are met, figuring out mindful and conscious approaches, or looking at what recent research can tell us about medications, seizures, digestive issues and more.

Our conversation focuses on the whole person and how people may respond with more or less sensitivity to their environment, including diet and nutrition, brain coherence, sensory integration issues, the calmness or agitation of those around them, and more.

The group has been meeting monthly for over a year and is open and welcomes new participants! We typically meet at The Gathering Place (20-850 King St. W, Oshawa), the second Friday of each month at 10am.  Please RSVP your attendance to jklees@dafrs.com so that we can plan a successful morning.

Jul
14
Wed
Imagining Home Meeting @ The Gathering Place
Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Imagining Home Meeting @ The Gathering Place | Oshawa | Ontario | Canada

Thinking About Housing for a Loved One with a Disability?

Imagining Home is a group of like-minded people delving into finding and creating “home” for a loved one with a disability. This group has been meeting monthly for a number of years and is interested in discussing all things housing!

Interested in coming out? New members are welcome! Get in touch with Erin prior to a meeting so she can catch you up so you get the most out of the meetings.

Jul
26
Mon
Making the Most Study Group @ Online via Zoom
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Making the Most Study Group @ Online via Zoom | Oshawa | Ontario | Canada

Have you completed one of the Making the Most series here at DFR? If so, you are welcome to join the study group happening once a month. This time will be spent delving more deeply into some of the topics covered in the series. If there is something you wanted to work through, an idea, an interest, an opportunity – this is the place to get some feedback and support to do so!

Give Laura a call or email if you’d like to know more, or to RSVP!

Aug
6
Fri
Next Generation Meetup @ Online via Zoom
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Next Generation Meetup @ Online via Zoom | Whitby | Ontario | Canada

A casual get together of those who identify as the “next generation” in the care and support of a loved one with a developmental disability. The group will be coming together to connect, share, and learn from one another.

The get together will be held online via Zoom! Contact Rosanne for more details

Rosanne – (905)436-2500 ext. 2289 or rpurnwasie@dafrs.com

Aug
11
Wed
Imagining Home Meeting @ The Gathering Place
Aug 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Imagining Home Meeting @ The Gathering Place | Oshawa | Ontario | Canada

Thinking About Housing for a Loved One with a Disability?

Imagining Home is a group of like-minded people delving into finding and creating “home” for a loved one with a disability. This group has been meeting monthly for a number of years and is interested in discussing all things housing!

Interested in coming out? New members are welcome! Get in touch with Erin prior to a meeting so she can catch you up so you get the most out of the meetings.

Aug
13
Fri
Bio-Medical Approaches Study Group @ The Gathering Place
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Bio-Medical Study Group is a group of family and community members who find it inspiring, helpful, and personally rewarding to talk with each other about our own experiences and share new information all about optimal health, balance and well-being. We think about wellness in terms of food and nutrition, making sure sensory needs are met, figuring out mindful and conscious approaches, or looking at what recent research can tell us about medications, seizures, digestive issues and more.

Our conversation focuses on the whole person and how people may respond with more or less sensitivity to their environment, including diet and nutrition, brain coherence, sensory integration issues, the calmness or agitation of those around them, and more.

The group has been meeting monthly for over a year and is open and welcomes new participants! We typically meet at The Gathering Place (20-850 King St. W, Oshawa), the second Friday of each month at 10am.  Please RSVP your attendance to jklees@dafrs.com so that we can plan a successful morning.

Aug
23
Mon
Making the Most Study Group @ Online via Zoom
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Making the Most Study Group @ Online via Zoom | Oshawa | Ontario | Canada

Have you completed one of the Making the Most series here at DFR? If so, you are welcome to join the study group happening once a month. This time will be spent delving more deeply into some of the topics covered in the series. If there is something you wanted to work through, an idea, an interest, an opportunity – this is the place to get some feedback and support to do so!

Give Laura a call or email if you’d like to know more, or to RSVP!