We Need Your Vote!


September 25, 2018 by Erika Biteznik

CWSDS Day Services has applied for a grant through the Aviva Community Fund initiative.  If successful, the grant will be used to assist CWSDS Day Services to run a grocery delivery program for seniors and individuals with disabilities living in the Halton Region.  In order to secure this grant we need your help. The grant Read the full article…

Canada 150 Muskoka Chair


May 29, 2018 by Erika Biteznik

The CWSDS Muskoka Chair was displayed at Bronte Harbour for a couple of months in the summer in Celebration of Canada 150.  We unfortunately did not win a prize for our Muskoka Chair entry, however the individuals and staff are very proud of their work.  The Muskoka chair is currently on display in the lobby Read the full article…

SAVE THE DATE: Health and Wellbeing Developmental Disabilities 2017 Conference


May 23, 2018

Engaging health care professionals to improve the health and wellbeing across the life span for persons with a developmental disability. A forum for over 200 health care professionals, students, educators, caregivers of individuals with developmental disabilities, social workers, academic researchers, and strategic decision makers from across Canada to help improve the health and wellbeing of Read the full article…

Developing Effective Specialized Responses


March 27, 2018

How to implement a case management approach that incorporates a specialized response for individuals with a developmental disability who also have behaviour issues and/or a dual diagnosis. Who should attend: Those who work as a case manager or who provide a case management function, service coordinator, community support worker, community facilitator, are supporting some adults Read the full article…

2018 Valentine’s Dance 16+ Event


February 9, 2018

Raise Your Voice Council Presents…

CWSDS and CLO Receive Trillium Grant Foundation


December 20, 2017 by Erika Biteznik

On Friday December 8, 2017, Central West Specialized Developmental Services (CWSDS) and Community Living Oakville (CLO) celebrated two partnered initiatives made possible by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). CWSDS and CLO have received two grants from the OTF for two projects. One of the projects is to provide pre-employment training to individuals supported with developmental Read the full article…

SAVE THE DATE: Health and Wellbeing Developmental Disabilities 2017 Conference


November 29, 2017

Engaging health care professionals to improve the health and wellbeing across the life span for persons with a developmental disability. A forum for over 200 health care professionals, students, educators, caregivers of individuals with developmental disabilities, social workers, academic researchers, and strategic decision makers from across Canada to help improve the health and wellbeing of Read the full article…

CWSDS Staff Recognition Awards


November 28, 2017 by Erika Biteznik

On Tuesday, November 21, we gathered to celebrate staff who achieved their milestone years of service with CWSDS.

Developing Effective Specialized Responses


October 3, 2017

How to implement a case management approach that incorporates a specialized response for individuals with a developmental disability who also have behaviour issues and/or a dual diagnosis. Contact Kelly Stockdale for more details at kstockdale@cwsds.ca

Grand Opening of the Zen Room


August 3, 2017 by Erika Biteznik

Grand Opening of the “Zen Room” by Day Services.  The Grand Opening is Thursday August 3, 2017,  from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. 

Vote For CWSDS Canada 150 Muskoka Chair


July 14, 2017 by Erika Biteznik

We have some exciting news to share with you. The individuals at Day Services have worked very hard with the staff to put together and paint a Muskoka chair in Celebration of Canada 150. Our chair has been entered into a contest and is on display in the Bronte Harbour. Prizes are awarded to the Read the full article…

CWSDS Spring Variety Show 2017


July 5, 2017 by Erika Biteznik

This year’s Spring Variety Show was a huge success. 

CWSDS Movie Night 16+ Event


June 13, 2017

 

Guiding Individuals with Dual Diagnosis through the Justice System


May 5, 2017

GUIDING INDIVIDUALS WITH DUAL DIAGNOSIS THROUGH THE JUSTICE SYSTEM Featuring Dr. Erica Martin Ph.D., C. Psychologist, Constable Steve Bates, Media Relations/Community Mobilization Officer and Constable Nancy Wagner, Mental Health Liaison Officer After attending this event, participants will be able to: Increase the use of relevant language and terminology when navigating the justice system. Identify options Read the full article…

CWSDS Easter Egg Hunt


April 18, 2017 by Erika Biteznik

The Easter Bunny came by today and left surprises along the way.

St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon at CWSDS


March 22, 2017 by Erika Biteznik

I’ll Wear a Shamrock Mary Carolyn Davies St. Patrick’s Day is with us, The day when all that’s seen To right and left and everywhere Is green, green, green!

CWSDS Website Launch Party


October 13, 2016 by Erika Biteznik

CWSDS hosted a party in celebration of our brand new website. May 25, 2016 was an incredible day for the people we support, their families and our staff. We enjoyed an assortment of refreshments and tasty treats, laughs, and many smiles which were captured in our silly photo booth. Check out some of the photos Read the full article…