Community Living Month is celebrated across the province during the month of May. The month celebrates the accomplishments, gifts and talents that people who have diverse abilities bring to their communities. Community Living Chatham-Kent hosted the Annual Flag Raising and community BBQ on Tuesday, May 3rd, at 11:00 a.m. sponsored by OPSEU Local 148, Schinkel’s […]
Congratulations to the 2021 Jonathan Daniel Stone Award Recipients. 2021 Jonathan Daniel Stone Award RecipientsDownload
CLC-K excited to receive provincial standard.
Community Living Chatham-Kent is pleased to announce that the agency has been successful in its bid to be re-accredited by FOCUS Accreditation for four years, from January 2022 – January 2026. CLC-K is the first organization to be accredited with the newly revised 2020 FOCUS Standards. Visit FOCUS ACCREDITATION to read the official statement, and learn more […]
How to Advocate for Individuals with Special Needs Workshop Opportunity Cynthia Lockrey WorkshopDownload
EMPLOYER SPOTLIGHT – MAPLE CITY BAKERY! Thank you for being an inclusive employer! https://www.clc-k.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/JOBWORX-FINAL.mp4
This past July, Community Living Chatham-Kent personnel went on a Journey of Learning facilitated by Minogiizhgad. The learning included traditional territory acknowledgement development and a Bkejwanong Tour – First Nation historical waterways tour. The plan is for the journey to resume this fall. Minogiizhgad also guided the agency in developing a Land Acknowledgement Statement which […]
Community Living Chatham-Kent would like to extend a sincere THANK YOU to Magna Home Builders for being an engaged partner in our community — you help make this a community where people can live, learn, and work. Fred Naclerio and his team at Magna Homes (Newest Addition to the Apollo Group Companies) rose to the […]
The West Region Urgent Response Planning Table is hosting engagement sessions about a new Ontario Autism Program, the Urgent Response Service. Please view document below to learn more about this new program and to provide your insights and feedback. Urgent Response Service InvitationDownload
My name is Dan. I have a little girl who has Down syndrome. Her name is Manon. My wife, Lisa, and I are both essential workers and we are doing everything we can to keep our daughter safe. Early on in the pandemic we noticed data coming out of Italy that did not bode well for […]
Congratulations to Amanda Mesko (ticket # A-3274749) for winning $6,085 in our first 50/50 draw! Your participation enriches the lives of people with diverse abilities across Ontario by supporting CLC-K, PHSS and DeafBlind Ontario. Didn’t win this one? You’re in luck! Tickets for draw #2 open on Monday May 31st, and will feature a $1,000 […]
Triage Protocol Continues to Threaten People Who have Diverse Abilities By Brian Dunne, President and Chief Executive Officer at PHSS, and Ron Coristine, Executive Director at Community Living Chatham-Kent As advocates for people who have diverse abilities and reside in Ontario, we continue to be dismayed at the priority the Ontario government appears to be […]
Are you a high school student who graduates this year wants to know more about what’s next and what opportunities are available in your community? Join us April 22nd in this discussion! Register now at https://forms.gle/cSb3M4KTPfqpQWW57
Due to local COVID-19 restrictions, our previous rescheduled date of Saturday, April 17, 2021 has to be rescheduled once again. We hope you will be able to join us for the 1st Annual 5K Run & Wheel, presented by Devos Furniture, on our postponed date which is being planned for late this Fall.
Due to COVID-19 we had to cancel this event. Stay safe everyone!
Baranyai: Triage framework should be debated as COVID’s third wave rises Author of the article: Robin Baranyai Source: Baranyai: Triage framework should be debated as COVID’s third wave rises | London Free Press (lfpress.com) Under normal circumstances, patient triage is about identifying who should be treated first: who needs resuscitation, and who can wait to […]
COVID-19 Update: March 23, 2021 If you are among the ‘unsure’ or ‘no’ group for the covid-19 vaccine please take 4:30 minutes to watch this very informative video released through Immunize Canada. It is very educational.
The employee who tested positive for COVID-19 has recovered. This person can return to work on February 8. Great news!
COVID-19 Update: January 29, 2021 An employee of Community Living Chatham-Kent has tested positive for COVID-19. We will be following direction provided by the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit. The CLC-K family wishes this person the very best.
A Letter from our Executive Director to the Provincial Government COVID-19 Vaccine Role Out Should be Based on Needs vs Location By Ron Coristine, Executive Director, Community Living Chatham-Kent The COVID-19 vaccine is a key tool in our fight to contain this global pandemic. With numbers continuing to rise in communities across Ontario, it is […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2021 Ontario Government Asked to Remove Secrecy and Release COVID-19 Critical Care Triage Protocol Did you know your child, parent or neighbour could be denied critical care based on pre-existing conditions or assumptions healthcare professionals make regarding their quality of life versus ability to recover from COVID-19? There remains […]
COVID-19 Update: January 12, 2021 The person who receives support and had tested positive for COVID-19 has recovered. We are very happy for this person. Ron Coristine
COVID-19 Update: January 7, 2021 The employee who tested positive for COVID-19 has recovered. We are extremely happy for this person. Ron Coristine
COVID-19 Update: January 1, 2021 Good Afternoon, A person who receives support has tested positive for COVID-19. Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit personnel has advised that the person can self-isolate at home. The person can come out of self-isolation on January 8 /21, at days end. CLC-K employees are providing the best support. Thanks. Ron Coristine