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Organization: Participation House Project Durham Region  
Phone Numbers: 905-579-5267
Fax: 905-579-5281
East Administrative Tower
55 Gordon St Suite 1
Whitby, ON
L1N 0J2
Location: Whitby
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm
Executives: Michelle Marshall - Executive Director
905-579-5267 Ext. 209 *
Public Contacts: Melanie Powell - Service Manager
905 579-5267 ext 204 *
Service Description: To provide support services to individuals with development and physical disabilities.

  • Group Home—24 hour, non-medical support to individuals in fully accessible homes. Individuals are supported to direct their own care with personal needs, activities, nutrition, transportation and recreation. Staff assists to ensure their physical, emotional, social, and medical needs are addressed through active participation in the community based on their identified goals and dreams.
  • Supported Independent Living (SIL) - Individuals live in their apartment or house and receive limited staff support to increase their independent living skills including cooking, budgeting, housekeeping and grocery shopping.

COMMUNITY ACTIVATION - a fee-for-service community based programs providing individuals with supported volunteer, life skills and recreational opportunities to increase independence, social networks and physical well-being. 

LIFE READINESS - A 5-day summer respite program that combines lessons, practical life experiences and demonstrations. The goal is to prepare for a more independent lifestyle by providing opportunities to live away from home, plan and direct care.

MISSION POSSIBLE: A self advocacy group to connect individuals with other self advocacy groups; establish short and long term goals for Mission Possible.

Fees: Most programs offered are a fee-for- service
Application: Waiting Period - Fluctuates depending on availability
Eligibility / Target Population: Individuals must have a physical or developmental disability since birth and be receiving Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and must at least 18 years old.
Languages: English
Area Served:
Durham Region  
See Also: Housing and Residential Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Life Skills for People with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on June 18, 2018

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