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: Parental Leave coverage – One year Contract   Start Date: November 20th 2017

Job Region: City of Toronto                                    Location: Toronto, formerly North York

Probation period: One year Contract Position

Application Deadline: September 8, 2017             Please click here for more information.


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.

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).



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