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

Inspiring Possibilities

Box of Possibilities: May 2nd
We have launched our annual Box of Possibilities lunch fundraiser. This year, the lunch date will be May 2nd which helps kick-off Community Living Month You can download our order form and complete it anytime. There are three lunch choices available and if you order 5 or more lunches, we will  deliver them to your office!  More details and order form here.

The Box of Possibilities fundraiser contributes to the Community Living Outcomes Fund which provides opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities that they would otherwise not be able to enjoy for financial reasons.


Winter 2019 Newsletter Now Available
The Winter ed
ition of In Touch, the Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley newsletter, is now available. Click here for the issue! What you'll find inside:

- How the community is benefiting from inclusive housing solutions
- How the Ottawa Valley is being talked about around the province
- What it's like to work at Community Living
- Upcoming events to engage our community

You can subscribe to receive our newsletter automatically when we publish. Email info@cluov.ca to be added to the subscription list.


Another Successful Event
The From Presence to Citizenship Learning Exchange committee enjoyed another successful event in 2019 with an array of guest speakers who helped share best practices in driving change in developmental services. Executive Director Chris Grayson and Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley staff attended this year's event, which was the third annual conference. More details on the event. Visit our Facebook page for photos.


CLUOV Earns Provincial Leadership Award
Commun
ity Living Upper Ottawa Valley (CLUOV) has been awarded the Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special needs (OASIS) Member Leadership Award. The award recognizes an organization that demonstrates excellence, innovation and leadership in the developmental services sector. Follow these links to the press release and CLUOV's video message.


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.