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Resuming Family Visits Congregate Living Settings (OCL Residences), June 18, 2020

MEMO To: OCL Families From: Jocelyne Paul, Executive Director Date: June 18, 2020 Subject: Resuming Family Visits Congregate Living Settings (OCL Residences) On April 23, 2020 the Ontario Government released its COVID-19 Action Plan for Vulnerable People. The Action Plan included limiting non-essential visitors in congregate living settings as...

Posted June 18, 2020

OCL’s Approach in response to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus): March 24, 2020

March 24, 2020 Dear OCL Families, The purpose of this letter is to inform you about the latest change in OCL’s approach to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus). Further to my letter of March 16, 2020 to OCL Families (March 17, 2020 for Home Share families), we are no longer allowing...

Posted March 24, 2020

OCL’s approach in response to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus): March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020 Dear OCL Families, I would like to provide an update on OCL’s approach to COVID-19. As stated in the March 11th memo, OCL’s goal remains to provide for the health, safety and security of those we serve and to take all reasonable measures to safeguard our...

Posted March 17, 2020

OCL Golf Tournament Raises Over $11,000

On a beautiful June day, a hundred golfers participated in the annual OCL  Golf Tournament. Thanks to sponsors, golfers and volunteers, over $11,000 was raised!

Posted June 16, 2017

David Froom, OCL resident, in the news!

David Froom, an OCL resident and talented pianist recently chatted with CTV Ottawa's Joel Haslam.  Enjoy the segment here - http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/mobile/video?clipId=1060297

Posted April 19, 2017

Ombudsman Ontario Report

Investigation into the Ministry of Community and Social Services' response to situations of crisis involving adults with developmental disabilities.

Posted August 25, 2016

#EndTheWait for People with a Developmental Disability and their Families!

If your party is elected, will you commit to ending the wait for funding and supports to people with a developmental disability and their families and stabilizing services by committing to the $810 million over three years promised in the proposed 2014 provincial budget?

Posted May 26, 2014

Free workshops to assist families

The Ministry of Community and Social Services, in partnership with several agencies within Ottawa are offering 3 FREE workshops to assist families.

Posted January 6, 2014