Self-Advocacy for Adults with Disabilities

Jul 27 2011

Be assertive. Know your rights. Communicate effectively. The Disabilities and Human Rights Group of Kitchener-Waterloo is pleased to host a workshop presented by Paula Saunders and Dan Lajoie from the Independent Living Centre of Waterloo Region. Plan to join us on Wednesday, August 3 at the Ray of Hope Community Centre. For more information or to register, call Valerie at 519-579-1096, email admin@waterlooregion.org, or download the flyer.

2010 Annual Report

Jun 2 2011

We are pleased to present our 2010 Annual Report

Meeting the Requirements of the Customer Service Standard

May 27 2011

The Customer Service Standard will make Ontario more accessible to people with disabilities and to everyone who lives and visits here. We have compiled information from the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services website to produce a guide, "Meeting the requirements of the standards: Customer Service". Download the PDF below.

Disability and Human Rights Group: Letter to Stephen Harper

Apr 27 2011

The Disability and Human Rights Group of Kitchener-Waterloo has written an open letter to Stephen Harper. Download the letter below.

Poverty Free Ontario: Strategies to improve life for all!

Apr 14 2011

Marvyn Novick of the Social Planning Network of Ontario will be making a special presentation on Thursday April 28 at 1 pm, followed by a community discussion. Ray of Hope Community Centre - enter by the rear entrance off of Pandora Ave at King St E. Kitchener. Download details below.

Mayor's Forum Series on Building Resilient Communities

Mar 21 2011

Saturdays: April 2, May 7, June 18; 9:30 am – 4:30 pm (registration 9:00 am). What community-wide strategies can we develop that can be wise, smart and
powerful enough to serve our visions of community resilient around the values that are important to us? Download details below.

UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Mar 21 2011

Opening Ceremony 8:30 am, Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011. All day free admission public event at Kitchener City Hall Rotunda. Download the flyer below.

Financial Planning for People with Disabilities - Back by Popular Demand

Mar 14 2011

Financial planning isn’t just for the rich. In fact, it's extremely important to have a plan in order to survive on limited resources. The Disability and Human Rights Group is pleased to welcome Barry Ames, Certified Financial Planner, for a financial planning session for people with disabilities on February 16, 2011 at Victoria School Centre, 25 Joseph St. Kitchener. RSVP by Feb 9th. For more information or to register, call Kim at 519-579-1096, email kim@waterlooregion.org, or download the flyer below.

Financial Planning for People with Disabilities

Jan 27 2011

Financial planning isn’t just for the rich. In fact, it's extremely important to have a plan in order to survive on limited resources. The Disability and Human Rights Group is pleased to welcome Barry Ames, Certified Financial Planner, for a financial planning session for people with disabilities on February 16, 2011 at Victoria School Centre, 25 Joseph St. Kitchener. RSVP by Feb 9th. For more information or to register, call Kim at 519-579-1096, email kim@waterlooregion.org, or download the flyer below.

Computer Workshops for Adults

Jan 24 2011

Our free computer workshops will help you to become more comfortable on the computer, connect with friends and family online, and to learn what the Internet has to offer. We offer workshops geared to beginners, or for those looking to get more out of their Internet experience. See the attached flyer for workshop titles and dates. Call the Community Information Centre for more information or to register. 519-579-3800