Looking for more information on the Developmental Services Sector? Check out the links below:

  • Developmental Services Ontario helps adults with developmental disabilities connect to services and supports in their communities.Wherever you live in Ontario, we can help you or someone you care for to connect with available - residential supports - caregiver respite - community participation supports (like recreation, volunteering, employment, or in-home supports) - professional and specialized services - person-directed planning - and other supports to help people with developmental disabilities become more involved in their communities.

  • The Developmental Services Worker (Fast Track) program at Fanshawe College prepares its graduates to be specialists in supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities.

  • Ontario Developmental Services is a provincial organization that promotes a career in the Developmental Services sector.

  • Ministry of Community and Social Services financially assists with developmental services and programs that support inclusion for adults with a developmental disability and their families. These services allow them to live, work and participate in a wide range of activities in their communities. Community agencies deliver most of the available services and supports

  • Facile Perth assists people with disabilities and their families in Perth County to plan for and build a good life in community. That means a life rich in people and places. We offer independent facilitation and planning to citizens of our area. We focus on facilitation and person-directed planning. This includes supporting people in self determination, network development and participating and contributing to their communities.

  • Partners In Employment Support is provided every step of the way, including: student transitional planning, pre-employment training, career exploration, employment planning, job carving, job placement and job coaching services.
    Employment training is a time-limited support that assists job seekers to develop work related skills in preparation for community employment. Training is provided on an individualized basis and may include:
    • Transferrable skill training
    • Health and safety on the job
    • Job readiness classes
    • Career exploration
    • Workplace expectations
    • Résumé writing
    • Interview preparation
    • Employment applications
    • Work experience
    • Linkage to job placement

  • OASIS Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs
    provides leadership through sharing ideas, information and knowledge, and interacts with government and other organizations on issues affecting its members.

  • OADD Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities is a professional organization of people working and studying in the field of developmental disabilities, throughout Ontario. OADD's members include agencies and organizations; university and community college students and instructors; service provider direct care staff and managers; family support workers; case managers; psychologists; social workers; and other dedicated individuals.

  • ADMINISTRATIVE JUSTICE SUPPORT NETWORK  The Administrative Justice Support Network mission is to support people to feel competent and confident to proceed with an appeal before an administrative board or tribunal whether or not they have legal representation.

    This site provides information on selected boards and tribunals, links to additional information, and information on where to find more specific legal advice or legal representation.

    If you are a person with a disability or a family member of a person with a disability making an appeal before an administrative board or tribunal, and you would like to talk to someone who has had that experience, go to our Contact page and get in touch. We might have a Mentor who will be able to offer information and moral support.

  • PARTNERS FOR PLANNING RESOURCE NETWORK  Welcome to the Partners for Planning Resource Network. A future planning resource for people with a disability, their families and caregivers


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Community Living North Perth is a not-for-profit charity. We champion and advocate for the inclusion and citizenship of  people with developmental disabilities in North Perth.