Category Archives: News

Gaps in the resume

Employment Advice For Persons With Developmental Disabilities Dear Joanna, I’m a job seeker with a developmental disability. My job coach has been trying to arrange job interviews for me but the gap in my resume and work experience has been … Continue reading

Take The Pledge & Help Us Win $5,000

 GivingTuesday is November 28, 2017! Giving Tuesday is a Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after the sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday is a time to celebrate and encourage activities that support charities … Continue reading

Holocaust Education Week 2017

November 2 – 9, 2017 Holocaust Education Week 2017 examines the post-Holocaust period, and the specific events that have shaped our understanding of the Holocaust. These events stand out as moments of such magnitude that they have dramatically altered the way … Continue reading

We’ve Moved In!

On September 13, 2017 we finally moved into our newest home in Richmond Hill custom build for individuals with more complex needs. While the six new residents were at school and program our staff teams setup the home; moving belongings, … Continue reading

Tips For Being A Successful Employee

Employment Advice For Persons With Developmental Disabilities Dear Joanna, I’ve been working as a receptionist for a while. I’ve had decent performance reviews, and enjoy the role and the team. However, I would like to learn how to be a … Continue reading

Canada 150 Skating Day & Hanukkah Party

We will be hosting a Public Skate and Hanukkah party at the Mastercard Centre on December 10 to help celebrate Canada 150 Skate Day!   DATE: December 10 TIME: 12:30 – 3:30PM LOCATION: Mastercard Centre – 400 Kipling Ave., Toronto, ON RSVP: … Continue reading

Take Action: Ensure Access to Affordable Housing

Unfortunately, far too many vulnerable Canadians don’t have access to safe, clean, and supported housing. For example, 90% of people with developmental disabilities live below the poverty line. I hope you agree – this needs to change. This is why we … Continue reading

No Shush Shabbat – Kabbalat Shabbat

Date: October 27, 2017 Time: 6:00-9:00PM Location: Holy Blossom Temple Come alone or with your whole family to a relaxed, playful, and accessible Shabbat experience. Join in a participatory, family friendly, relaxed and sensory-friendly service at 6PM, led by Rabbi Noam … Continue reading

Focus Group Invitation

Please join us on Thursday October 26th, 2017 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. Since early September, we … Continue reading

This Sukkot, Advocate for Affordable Housing

This week, Jewish children around the world will gather in their family’s sukkah, wave the four species, and learn from their parents and grandparents the traditions of the beautiful festival of Sukkot.  There are many powerful lessons to be drawn … Continue reading

Navigating The Cliff After 18

Join us on November 22 from 7:00 – 9:00pm! FREE interactive forum on transition planning for individuals with developmental disabilities and families/ friends who support them. Join us as we discuss making the transition from school to community. DATE: November … Continue reading

Spotlight On Transformation – September 2017

The September 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: MCSS Delivers Progress on Developmental Services Transformation in Ontario Agency … Continue reading

Overcoming Online Job Board Challenges

Employment Advice For Persons With Developmental Disabilities Dear Joanna, I am missing out on many employment opportunities because I struggle with the online job boards’ complicated application process. Because of my disabilities, I can’t figure out how to manage the … Continue reading

Happy Rosh Hashanah

     

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