About Reena

Reena: Driving Change to Meet Growing Needs.

Mission: Reena is a non-profit organization that promotes dignity, individuality, independence, personal growth and community inclusion for people with diverse abilities within a framework of Jewish culture and values.

Since 1973, Reena has provided residential support, respite programs, employment, community participation programs, and advocacy for individuals with diverse abilities.

  • 4th largest Developmental Services provider in Ontario
  • Provides housing, programs and respite services to over 1,000 individuals
  • 32 Group Homes
  • 140 Supported Independent Living Units
  • 252 Community Participants
  • 700+ Employees (Full and Part-Time)
  • Budget over $57M

Reena’s values are based on Judaic principles. They govern all decisions made and encompass interactions with all of our stakeholders. Reena’s values are CLEAR:

Care – Chesed Ve Tzedek – Compassion and Justice
Leadership – Tikun Olam – Repair The World
Empowerment – V’ahavta L’reacha Kamocha – Value Others As You Value Yourself
Accessibility – Lifnei Iver Al Tasim Michshol – Remove Barriers
Respect – Kvod Habriyot – Honour Our Humanity

General Information about Reena

Advocacy at Reena

CMHC Solutions Lab – Affordable Housing for Social Inclusion: 

Options for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities + Medical Complexity

Reena – Next Steps


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