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Adam's Story

Adam's Story

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Adam attends the Resource Centre on Wednesdays and Fridays. Adam has achieved some great goals over the past year. With initial support from the Resource Centre team Adam has acquired and become completely independent in his volunteer...

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Kyle's Story..... A Community Connection

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Kyle has severe anxiety and finds exercising helps but his anxiety can halt him from getting out of his house. He joined a gym but was not going regularly. He wanted to try a boxing class but his anxiety was stopping him. He and I met...

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Friendship Matters... Bonnie and Arlene's Story

Friendship Matters... Bonnie and Arlene's Story

Posted in News & Events, What Matters

When I think of my different experiences I have had working with Mainstream this past year, one that stands out to me is the development of a friendship between Bonnie and Arlene. Once in passing Bonnie had made mention that she would...

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Trying Something New.... Wayne's Story

Trying Something New.... Wayne's Story

Posted in News & Events, What Matters

I thought I would take Wayne to the Painted Turtle without actually asking him if he wanted to go. I know this doesn’t sound like a good way to support someone but sometimes it is. I did this because most of the time, when we ask Wayne...

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Independence Matters.... Len's Story

Independence Matters.... Len's Story

Posted in News & Events, What Matters

When Mainstream first met with Lenny’s family to share the vision of Lenny living on his own, his family became very excited at the idea of him having ownership of his own space. They immediately began to share our vision and talked...

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Working towards a goal.... Jordan's Story

Working towards a goal.... Jordan's Story

Posted in News & Events, What Matters

When I met Jordan, his goal was to get his own apartment. With support from Options Niagara, Community Living Port Colborne Wainfleet and his family, an apartment was found in Welland. Jordan found it very difficult to live on his...

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OASIS Media Release

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People with Developmental Disabilities will receive less support under the government's proposed wage bill 148

Please read the attached letter to understand our concerns.

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Confidence Matters....Willie's Story

Confidence Matters....Willie's Story

Posted in News & Events, What Matters

Willie graduated from high school in June 2015. Upon graduating he was not sure what he would like to do. He knew that continuing to practice the Driver’s handbook was something important as he would like to one day get his license....

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Giving Back Matters..... Jenn's Story

Giving Back Matters..... Jenn's Story

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Jenn has a history of participating in fundraising opportunities. She takes great pride in giving back. She cut her long hair a few years ago for cancer so they could make wigs and she regularly participates in Team Mainstream events...

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Education Matters Bryan's Story

Education Matters Bryan's Story

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Bryan has wanted to go to college for a long time. He decided to complete his certification and become a licensed security guard. He went to Trillium College to meet with an academic advisor. After a couple of hours of her getting to...

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