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

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

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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 ow...

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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

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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 su...

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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 re...

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Knowing Someone Matters  Jim's Story

Knowing Someone Matters Jim's Story

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Jim and I have made it our regular routine to go to the bank together and then stop for coffee and a chat every Tuesday morning. A couple of months ago we were asked if we could give someone a ride back to the Resource Centre from th...

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Transition to Adulthood Planning Toolkit

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What is a transition plan? Transition planning is a process. The child, parent and people who provide supports help the young person create a vision for the future. The young person’s strengths, interests and talents are identified. Using this information, a step by step plan is created. The plan outlines the steps, supports and goals needed to make a smooth transition from school to adult life. This toolkit guides you through the steps to planning a successful transition.

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Friendship Matters - Farmer's Story

Friendship Matters - Farmer's Story

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Roy or, as he likes to be known, Farmer and Ray met at Start Me Up Niagara's Vineland Farm Project. They made a connection while working together picking fruit and vegetables out in the fields. After a while they started to have lunch t...

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Special Thanks to our Golf Sponsors!

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We would like to thank the following sponsors for helping us make this year's Golf Tournament happen

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Friends of Mainstream 12th Annual Charity Golf Classic

Friends of Mainstream 12th Annual Charity Golf Classic

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Help support Mainstream Programs and Services and join us at the Friends of Mainstream 12th Annual Charity Golf Classic.

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