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

Developmental Services Ontario is the single window to adult developmental services in Ontario. Watch our video.

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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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September 22, 2016 - Ontario Supporting Adults with Developmental Disabilities

September 2, 2016 - Ontario Making Access to Services Easier for People with Developmental Disabilities

August 24, 2016 - Minister's Response to the Ombudsman of Ontario Report on Situations of Crisis Involving Adults with Developmental Disabilities

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