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December 2019 Highlights
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December 2019 Highlights
2019 Christmas Party

Community Living Fort Frances and District held it's annual Christmas Party at the Fort Frances Legion. The evening consisted of a dinner and dance and a visit from Santa! Thank you to everyone who made this event a success and a special thank you to the photographer of the evening Devon Stearns.
Thinking Differently: Meet Jamea and her family
Part of Community Living Family Engagement Leadership Series

Meet Jamea and her family.

Jamea has a delightfully curious personality and an incredible gift for cutting through small talk. She is 15, in high school, is an animal advocate, a horseback rider and a music lover. She also has autism.

For any parent of a child who has a disability, safety is key. So, in an effort to protect Jamea, it was decided that specialized programming was the best option to keep her safe.

Community Living Ontario’s Family Engagement Leadership Series helped Jamea and her family think differently. It provided them with strategies to address some of the hurdles they faced. The series is a retreat-style workshop that engages the family in exploring what’s possible for their loved ones who have an intellectual disability. It provides a unique opportunity to share and learn with other families that have similar lived experiences, where the focus is on developing tactics to overcome societal barriers.

“The work done through the family engagement series is actually very radical. It challenges what our society understands to be a meaningful, happy life,” Jamea’s dad Mark Davidson said. “The other families at the retreat had similar challenges and the weekends made us look long and hard at our thoughts and frankly, how limiting our beliefs were,” Jamea’s step-mom Naila Lalani added.

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A fun afternoon Christmas art class was held at the new resource center location on Scott Street. Great job to all of our fantastic artists!
CLFFD is Hiring!! Please click the button below for details on the various employment opportunities currently available.
Employment Opportunities
Some important things to remember as we head into the next winter months:

For Details and to register for upcoming webinars contact:

Robyn Dennis
Clinical Access Coordinator
(807)274-5556 Ext.232
rdennis@clfortfrances.com

 

Click logo to check out the Partners for Planning link on our website.

January 20th, 2020 11:00-12:00am CST
Introduction to the RDSP

January 22nd, 2020 6:00-7:00pm CST
ODSP 2020

February 4th, 2020 6:00-7:00pm CST
Trustees: Roles & Responsibilities
For questions or concerns, please contact us at:

Community Living Fort Frances and District
340 Scott Street, Box 147
Fort Frances ON, P9A 3M5
Phone: 807-274-5556                                
Fax: 807-274-5009
Email: clffd@vianet.ca                               
Website: www.communitylivingfortfrances.com
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