people with developmental disabilities

People with a developmental disability today want to be active participants in their communities. To do that, they rely on a variety of local programs and services that promote inclusion and involvement.

The 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.

Services and supports


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Strategic Program Investments

Settlement Reached in Class Action Lawsuit that Includes 12 Former Residential Facilities

Huronia Regional Centre

Rideau Regional Centre

Southwestern Regional Centre

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March 7, 2017 - Ontario Increasing Support for Adults with Developmental Disabilities who have Complex Needs

February 24, 2017 - Minister’s Six-Month Report Back to the Ombudsman of Ontario Regarding Situations of Crisis Involving Adults with Developmental Disabilities

February 23, 2017 - Housing Forum: What We Heard

February 13, 2017 - Statement from Minister Helena Jaczek about Community Living Tillsonburg

November 30, 2016 - Developmental Services Housing Forum


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