Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley894 Pembroke Street West
Pembroke, Ontario K8A 5P8
Phone: 613-735-0659
Fax: 613-735-1373
info@communitylivingupperottawavalley.ca

Inspiring Possibilities

Plenty Going On For Community Living Month
May is Community Living in Ontario and our local agency is celebrating in a number of ways. First, we have a campaign going on our
Facebook page that tells a short, 125-word story every day in May about our past and how we got to where wer are today. Second, we have officially kicked-off our Random Acts of Kindness initiative. Celebrate with us this May!


Spring 2018 Newsletter Now Available
Community Living's spring newsletter is now available! This issue includes information on our new employment service, some provincial events we have been involved with and what we're up to as part of our 60th anniversary celebrations.
Click here for the newsletter - it's a fast, free download and we encourage you to share it with others.


CLUOV Celebrates International Women's Day
Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley hosted a breakfast honouring women in the community as part of an International Women's Day event. The Nook Creperie hosted the breakfast and the highlight of the morning was the keynote speaker, Brenda McPeak, a Canadian Forces member who attended the Invictus Games in 2017. The following is some press coverage of the event and photos on our Facebook page.

Resources You Should Know About

Partners For Planning Resource Network
We know that planning for a person living with a disability takes effort and intention. From relationship building to school transitions, community involvement, financial objectives and more, very little happens without planning. The Planning Network helps you navigate each step and life stage, empowering you with all the right tools and inspiration along the way. Read more.

Estate Planning Guide
People who have a disability and their families now have an online, comprehensive toolkit available to them as they consider their financial objectives and obligations.

Passport Funding Program
Passport helps adults with a developmental disability to participate in their communities. It also helps caregivers of an adult with a developmental disability take a break from their caregiving responsibilities.

Supports & Services
Community Living offers supports and services that include LifeShare, Group Living, Community Options, Supported Independent Living and Community Respite.

LifeShare
Through LifeShare, Ontario families can offer a safe and nurturing environment for adults with developmental disabilities). Click on the video (left) for a short one-minute preview of LifeShare. Then, visit our Lifeshare page for more information, or watch the 10-minute video of real-life Ontario stories to see if this is something you could offer.

Corporate Video

Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley Executive Director, Chris Grayson, talks about the organization from the standpoint of client service, employment opportunities and community involvement.

We work hard to inspire possibilities at Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley and while this video shows only a part of this rewarding organization, it helps give people some insight into this vital community asset.

Video produced by Beck Media.