February 20, 2007

McGuinty Government Improving French-Language Social Services For People With A Developmental Disability

The government is investing more than $2.1 million for 162 projects run by agencies that provide services in French to people with a developmental disability in Ontario. This funding will help agencies enhance existing programs and fast-track planned initiatives, to encourage a stronger workforce and stronger economy.

The following developmental services agencies will receive funding for projects in their communities:

Community Total Investment Number of Projects Agencies
Alexandria
$75,000
4

Community Living Glengarry Inc.

Alfred
$5,000
1

Services aux enfants et adultes de Prescott-Russell

Cobalt
$5,000
1

Community Living Temiskaming South

Cochrane
$167,164
12

Cochrane Temiskaming Resource Centre

Intégration Communautaire Cochrane Community Living

Englehart
$4,200
1

Community Living Temiskaming South

Haileybury South
$72,185
10

Community Living Temiskaming

Hawkesbury
$54,000
5

Services aux enfants et adultes de Prescott-Russell

Hearst
$19,000
3

Hearst and Area Association for Community Living

Iroquois Falls
$28,175
5

Community Living Iroquois Falls

l'Intégration Communautaire d'Iroquois Falls

Kapuskasing
$131,654
10

Cochrane Temiskaming Resource Centre

Kapuskasing and District Association for Community Living

Kirkland Lake
$51,000
9

Cochrane Temiskaming Resource Centre

Community Living Kirkland Lake

Mattawa
$27,220
4

Community Living Mattawa

New Liskeard
$7,000
1

Cochrane Temiskaming Resource Centre

North Bay
$345,662
24

L'Arche North Bay

North Bay and District Association for Community Living

Plantagenet
$14,000
2

Services aux enfants et adultes de Prescott-Russell

Porcupine
$10,000
2

Cochrane Temiskaming Resource Centre

Prescott-Russell
$673,347
22

Services aux enfants et adultes de Prescott-Russell

South Porcupine
$10,000
2

Cochrane Temiskaming Resource Centre

Sturgeon Falls
$76,165
12

Community Living West Nipissing

Timmins
$416,223
32

Community Living Timmins Intégration Communautaire

Access Better Living

Cochrane Temiskaming Resource Centre

Cochrane-Temiskaming Extend-a-Family Inc.


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Marc Despatie
Minister's Office
416-433-8584

Paul Doig
Communications and Marketing Branch
416-325-5187

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