Category Archives: News

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We Want To Hear From You

Reena provides supports and services, including  day program and outreach programs, to individuals with developmental disabilities. Our aim is to support individuals based on their interests, abilities and strengths. Over the next three months, we will be seeking feedback from all … Continue reading

Our Trip to Camp Wahanowin

We had a very busy summer at Camp Reena this year and one of the highlights was an overnight trip to Camp Wahanowin. Here is a recap from our Outreach Staff Team about this amazing excursion. Arriving at Camp Wahanowin, … Continue reading

Rebounds For Reena

Rebounds for Reena is an inaugural basketball tournament in support of Reena Foundation. The event will take place on August 27 at 9600 Bathurst Street in Vaughan (Bathurst & Rutherford). Rebounds for Reena will include up to 16 basketball teams … Continue reading

Reena Supported Employment Services Receives $484,300 OTF Grant

  Thornhill, ON – On Friday, Reena held a BBQ to recognize the accomplishments of its Summer Employment Transition Program, and recognize the $484,300 Grow grant that it received from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) earlier this year to help … Continue reading

Spotlight On Transformation – August 2017

The August 2017 edition of “Spotlight on Transformation” is available. This bulletin is provided by the Ministry of Community & Social Services and covers the developmental services transformation. In this issue: Ontario Pledges Support to Improve Access to Developmental Services. New … Continue reading

Health and Wellbeing Conference

Health & Wellbeing In Developmental Disabilities  Engaging Health Care Professionals November 29-30, 2017 | University of Toronto Conference Centre Overview The Health and Wellbeing Conference provides a forum for health care professionals from across Canada to help improve the health … Continue reading

Summer Employment Transition (SET) BBQ

August 18, 2017 | 2:00 – 4:00PM Toby & Henry Battle Developmental Centre | 927 Clark Ave West, Thornhill To celebrate the end of this years SET Program and the beginning of the new RSES Program, we’re holding our annual end of … Continue reading

Inspiring Presentation From Dr. Yona Lunsky

We were pleased to welcome Dr. Yona Lunsky as guest speaker at our Annual General Meeting on July 19, 2017. Below is a copy of her incredible presentation. When I was invited to speak, I am guessing it was to impart … Continue reading

Downtown Toronto Art Mentorship Program

Recently the Pathways South and Channels South groups participated in a series of art workshops. The two groups came together to create amazing art based on different concepts and techniques from art history. Twice per month our facilitator, Katie came … Continue reading

SAVE THE DATE – DSTO Information Fair

October 18, 2017 | 35 Carl Hall Road, Unit 2, Toronto ON, M3K 2B6 This is a free event and no pre-registration is required. The event includes:  Information from Toronto based agencies on services and supports for transitional youth (16 years … Continue reading

You invested, now see the work you made possible

Take a look at the impact your investment in Reena made over the past year in our latest   In the report: Highlights from 2016 – 2017 Stories from our community How your funding helps Strategic plan updates To view our … Continue reading

Take Action: Affordable Housing For People With Disabilities

Ensure Access to Affordable Housing for Persons with Disabilities Did you know that 90% of people with developmental disabilities live below the poverty line? Despite a commitment at various levels of government to address critical housing issues and prioritize support … Continue reading

Cross Sector Complex Care Model Evaluation

Prepared by Cathexis Consulting Inc. for the Cross Sector Partners April 24, 2017  The cross sector model was developed in response to rising concern among families, caregivers, and members of health and social services communities that the current approach for … Continue reading

Reena is Building for the Future

On June 23 Reena will be hosting the Opening Ceremony of its newest home. This space is custom designed for some of the more complex individuals with developmental disabilities supported by Reena. The Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario and … Continue reading