Community Participation Supports
Providing local community interaction opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities. This program accepts referrals through Developmental Services Ontario.
This program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario
planning an event
learning to live on your own
monthly lunch clubs
learning about photography
getting involved with sports
enjoying fun, social activities
developing self-help skills
continuing to learn after high school
volunteering in the community
I was able to get my Grade 12 English with some help and I will be attending College in the fall.
Two Truths & One Lie
This February 2019 our programming included a 2 hour creative workshop, participants worked with professional artists to create an interactive photo exhibit.
Relaxed and easy drama games and music activities kicked off the activities to help everyone feel comfortable and relaxed. Artists then led the participants in imagining an alter-ego (a character who represents a different side of their personality). Using costumes and props participants then disguised themselves as their alter-ego and posed for photos.
The exhibit is currently featured in the lead up to the touring production of "This is the Point", which is running at the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre.
I use to sit at home all day because I was afraid that people would make fun of me. Given the opportunities, I am now out everyday and a lot of nights, I have made many new lifelong friends through Niagara Centre for Independent Living.
Niagara Centre for Independent Living Community Participation supports, offers services to persons with a developmental disability to help reach their full potential. We can provide educational services facilitated by professionals that can help consumers learn new skills and develop their interests. We have a variety of recreational and social events. We challenge people to become active contributers in their own communities.
Contact Us To set up Your First Appointment
We are always looking for input on how we can provide better resources and services to consumers throughout the Niagara Region. We invite you to get in touch with our Coordinator Kellie Kirkwood at 905-684-7111 ext 225 or firstname.lastname@example.org