Extend-A-Family news and upcoming events…

Extend-A-Family works in community to support children and youth who have developmental disabilities.  We bring people together by inviting and facilitating friendships.  We believe that all people belong and have the right to participate in community.  We foster public awareness of the gifts and contributions of people with disabilities.

Job Opening: Coordinator / Community Facilitator

Position Type: 1 year Parental Leave Contract Position: 30 hours/week

Start Date: November 20th, 2017

Job Region: City of Toronto                             Location: North York / Scarborough

Probation period: 6 months

Application Deadline: October 20th, 2017             Please click here for more information.

Family Support Groups Resume Meetings

Safe and Secure Futures Central East Network meetings will be resuming on September 19, 2017.  Please click here for more information.

Dads’ Group Central Toronto meetings will be resuming on September 26, 2017.  Please click here for more information.

East Toronto Evening Parents Support Group meetings will be resuming on September 27, 2017.  Please click here for more information.

Safe and Secure Futures Central West Network meetings will be resuming on September 27, 2017.  Please click here for more information.

West Toronto Parents Support Group meetings will be resuming on September 28, 2017.  Please click here for more information.

Adult Sibling Support Group meetings will be resuming on October 12, 2017.  Please click here for more information.

Youth Sibling Support Group meetings will be resuming on November 8, 2017.  Please click here for more information.

 Volunteers Needed!

We need people who are interested in developing relationships with the children of families that we support to provide typical experiences in the community, create mutual friendship and provide a safe social network for these children. For specific opportunities:
Please click here for the Toronto East region (East of the Don Valley Parkway/Highway 404).
Please click here for the Toronto Central region (between Dufferin Street and the Don Valley Parkway/Highway 404).
Please click here for the Toronto West region (West of Dufferin Street).

Sexuality Workshop Series – Fall 2017

Extend-A-Family will be offering the 5-week Sexuality Workshop Series in Fall 2017 to be held at the Warden Hilltop Community Centre, 25 Mendelssohn St., Scarborough, ON M1L 0G6.   Registration for the Fall 2017 series is now open.  Please click here for more information.

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