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Volunteer information and opportunities from Independence Groups in Canada. You can also view fewer results of Independence Groups by selecting a specific city or province from the menu to the right.

Groups that focus on independence can be doing so either with seniors, or with disabled people. In both cases it refers to groups that enable both user-groups to live fuller lives, usually through assistance of other people, and can include an element of recreation.



Ability Society of Alberta

Ability Society of Alberta
41 Ave NE, Suite 331, Calgary, Alberta

We specialize with special needs and assistive devices.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Ability Society of Alberta


Ability Society of Alberta

Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability
L'Alliance de vie active des Canadiens/Canadiennes ayant un handicap
720 Belfast Road, Suite 104, Ottawa, Ontario

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability (ALACD) promotes, supports and enables Canadians with disabilities to lead active, healthy lives.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability


Ability Society of Alberta

Activity Bus Charitable Organization
141 Adelaide St E, Suite 500, Toronto, Ontario

With a wide range of activities available, there is something for everyone who walks through Activity Haven's doors. Programs include various card games, painting, wood carving, and programs that promote physical wellness, such as yoga, Nia and line dancing.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Activity Bus Charitable Organization


Ability Society of Alberta

Age and Opportunity Centre Inc
280 Smith St, Suite 200, Winnipeg, Manitoba

A & O: Support Services for Older Adults is a non-profit organization that provides specialized services for older Manitobans across the province. The goal of these programs is to empower and support older adults in the community.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Age and Opportunity Centre Inc


Ability Society of Alberta

Alice Saddy Association
111 Waterloo Street, Suite 401, London, Ontario

Everyone is entitled to experience the joy of achievement. When the church that Alice Saddy attended developed a foundation to commemorate her community service, they imbued it with the philosophy she embodied: a philosophy that views all people as having the right to reach their fullest potential.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Alice Saddy Association


Ability Society of Alberta

Arbutus Shaughnessy Kerrisdale Friendship Society for Senior
700 57th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia

A. S. K. (The Arbutus, Shaughnessy, Kerrisdale Friendship Society) is an Adult Day Centre focusing on the well being of seniors and their caregivers.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Arbutus Shaughnessy Kerrisdale Friendship Society for Senior


Ability Society of Alberta

Askennonia Senior Centre
527 Len Self Blvd., Midland, Ontario

Askennonia is a Ouendat greeting that conveys peace, wholeness and well-being. Askennonia Senior Centre, in Midland Ontario, is a gathering place, where members and guests have excelled in the design and delivery of programs that fit the lifestyles of today's active senior community.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Askennonia Senior Centre


ATN Access Inc

ATN Access Inc
141 Dundas Street, Suite 504, London, Ontario

ATN provides opportunities for individuals with injuries or physical, sensory and learning disabilities to gain access to employment

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of ATN Access Inc


ATN Access Inc

Barry's Bay and Area Home Support Program
19 Stafford Street, Barry's Bay, Ontario

Within a safety focused environment fostered by mutual respect and collaboration, Barry's Bay & Area Senior Citizens Home Support Services' (BBAHS) Mission is to maintain and help improve the quality of life for seniors living in our catchment area.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Barry's Bay and Area Home Support Program


ATN Access Inc

Bellwoods Centres for Community Living Inc
789 Don Mills Road, Suite 701, Don Mills, Ontario

Established over 55 years ago, Bellwoods Centres For Community Living Inc. is a charitable, not-for-profit organization providing community based, client directed support services, independent living education programs, and accessible, affordable housing for persons with physical support needs living in the Toronto area. Bellwoods has been accredited by Accreditation Canada since 2007.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Bellwoods Centres for Community Living Inc


ATN Access Inc

Benevolent Society "Heidehof" for the Care of the Aged
600 Lake St, St. Catharines, Ontario

Nestled in a north-end residential subdivision of St. Catharines just off the shores of Lake Ontario and in the centre of Niagara Peninsula's wine and fruit-belt area, Heidehof offers a range of quality living environments and services for seniors, where the German language, cuisine, and culture still flourish.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Benevolent Society "Heidehof" for the Care of the Aged


ATN Access Inc

Brantwood Residential Development Centre
25 Bell Lane, Brantford, Ontario

Brantwood Community Services is recognized for providing specialized residential, day and respite supports for transitional aged youth and adults who have one or a combination of developmental, physical, behavioural and health challenges.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Brantwood Residential Development Centre


ATN Access Inc

Burnaby Seniors Outreach Services Society
2101 Holdom Ave, Suite 106, Burnaby, British Columbia

The Burnaby Seniors Outreach Services Society is a non-profit organization in which peers support the emotional well being of seniors.
The purpose of the society is to promote seniors' independence, self-esteem and the achievement of individual goals.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Burnaby Seniors Outreach Services Society


ATN Access Inc

Calgary Progressive Lifestyles Foundation
1935 32 Ave NE, Suite 140, Calgary, Alberta

To promote self-sufficiency and growth within adults who have a disAbility. This is achieved through Community Presence and Participation, Skill and Image Enhancement, Autonomy and Empowerment.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Calgary Progressive Lifestyles Foundation


ATN Access Inc

Calgary Seniors' Resource Society
3639-26 St. NE, Calgary, Alberta

Our agency provides a variety of innovative programs and services to seniors throughout the city with the goals to end senior isolation and help seniors remain safe and independent in their homes as long as possible. We provide assistance with transportation, social support, housing, critical needs and benefits as well as information and referrals.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Calgary Seniors' Resource Society


ATN Access Inc

Canadian Helen Keller Centre
210 Empress Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

The Canadian Helen Keller Centre (CHKC) is the only residential training centre in Canada for people who are deaf-blind. Courses are taught one-on-one, using the individual's preferred mode of communication. Workshops and intensive residential stays are available. CHKC also provides support to deaf-blind seniors and their families and workers.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Canadian Helen Keller Centre


ATN Access Inc

Canmore Seniors Association
600B-9th Street, Canmore, Alberta

Objectives of the Association to maintain a permanent nonprofit organization to represent and serve the senior citizens of the Canmore area.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Canmore Seniors Association


CASI Osoyoos Community Action for Seniors Independence

CASI Osoyoos Community Action for Seniors Independence
17 Park Place, Osoyoos, British Columbia

Community Action for Seniors' Independence (CASI) is a not for profit organization jointly supported by the United Way of the Lower Mainland and the Government of BC

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of CASI Osoyoos Community Action for Seniors Independence


Causeway Foundation

Causeway Foundation
22 O'Meara Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Causeway has been assisting people with mental health issues and disabilities in the Ottawa region for more than 30 years

Keywords: Mental Health · Independence · Employment and Careers · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Causeway Foundation


Causeway Foundation

Central and Northern Etobicoke Home Support Services
135 Queens Plate Dr., Suite 400, Toronto, Ontario

a not-for-profit organization that assists clients with tasks in the home, providing emotional and social support, while helping them take part in the life of their community.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Central and Northern Etobicoke Home Support Services


Causeway Foundation

Central Lions Seniors Association
11113 113 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Central Lions Seniors Association (CLSA) is an independent, non-profit society formed in 1979 "to encourage, promote and provide opportunities for recreation, education and socializing, and to improve and enhance the well-being of adults 55 years of age and older."

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Central Lions Seniors Association


Causeway Foundation

Centre d'action benevole et communautaire Saint Laurent
910, avenue Sainte-Croix, Saint-Laurent, Quebec

La mission du Centre d'action benevole et communautaire Saint-Laurent inc. est de promouvoir l'action benevole dans les differents secteurs de l'activite humaine et de susciter une reponse aux besoins de la communaute.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Hunger · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Centre d'action benevole et communautaire Saint Laurent


Causeway Foundation

Centre De Benevolat De Sarpad Cote-Des-Neiges Inc
5366 De La Cote-Des-Neiges, Montreal, Quebec

The Volunteer Centre SARPAD helps: older, less functional adults and caregivers responsible for a disabled person or older adult.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Centre De Benevolat De Sarpad Cote-Des-Neiges Inc


Causeway Foundation

Chebucto Links Senior Support Association
2080 Windsor Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Chebucto Links is a community outreach association in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We endeavour to enable older persons to live independently, safely and maintain the quality of life they desire in their community.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Chebucto Links Senior Support Association


Cheshire Homes of London

Cheshire Homes of London
2-1111 Elias Street, London, Ontario

Cheshire is a non-profit, government funded organization that has been providing services to adults with significant physical disabilities to live actively, independently and with dignity in their own community since 1979.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Housing

Volunteer Profile of Cheshire Homes of London


Common Ground CoOperative

Common Ground CoOperative
3-A Banigan Dr., Toronto, Ontario

Non Profit Organization and registered Canadian charity that supports adults with developmental disabilities in the world of work.

Keywords: Independence · Employment and Careers · Education and Literacy · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Common Ground CoOperative


Common Ground CoOperative

Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes
34 Cambridge St South, Lindsay, Ontario

Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes is a health and community support agency which provides a range of services designed to promote health for all ages and independence of seniors and special needs clients. Our team of caring staff and volunteers is dedicated to providing assistance and support whenever you need it.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes


Community Care Peterborough

Community Care Peterborough
180 Barnardo Ave, Peterborough, Ontario

Our staff and volunteers provide a variety of essential services to seniors and adults with physical challenges

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Care Peterborough


Community Care Peterborough

Community Links Association
5516 Spring Garden Road, Suite 201, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Community Links is a provincial organization that promotes age friendly communities and quality of life for Nova Scotia seniors through community development and volunteer action.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Community Links Association


Community Care Peterborough

Community Living Algoma
99 Northern Avenue East, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Community Living Algoma supports people with intellectual disabilities. We are committed to the advancement of a community in which all people: are recognized as full citizens; achieve personal dignity; enjoy the benefits and responsibilities of independence and are supported to reach their full potential.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Algoma


Community Care Peterborough

Community Living Association Saskatoon Inc
135 Robin Cres, Suite 102, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

CLASI supports choices for people with disabilities and their families in the area of education, employment/day-programs, housing, recreation and respite. These choices may include inclusive settings, congregated settings or a combination of both.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Association Saskatoon Inc


Community Care Peterborough

Community Living Belleville and Area
91 Millennium Parkway, Belleville, Ontario

Community Living Belleville and Area supports people with intellectual disabilities to live a full, valued and rewarding life. This means living in their own home, being an important part of a welcoming community, enjoying friendships and healthy relationships with other people and making a meaningful contribution to society through work and volunteerism.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Housing · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Belleville and Area


Community Care Peterborough

Community Living Brant
366 Dalhousie St., Brantford, Ontario

Community Living Brant is committed to providing supports and services to meet the diverse developmental needs of people within the community.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Brant


Community Care Peterborough

Community Living Burlington
3057 Mainway Dr, Burlington, Ontario

Community Living Burlington provides services and support to approximately 350 children and adults who have a developmental disability in the Burlington community.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Burlington


Community Care Peterborough

Community Living Cambridge
160 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario

Community Living Cambridge is dedicated to serving those in the Cambridge community with a developmental disability and providing events and activities to enrich their lives.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Cambridge


Community Care Peterborough

Community Living Campbellford Brighton
65 Bridge Street E., Campbellford, Ontario

Community Living is a non-profit organization providing supports and services to people that promote opportunities for personal growth within their community.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Campbellford Brighton


Community Care Peterborough

Community Living Dufferin
29 Centennial Road, Unit 10, Orangeville, Ontario

Community Living Dufferin promotes equal opportunity and respect for people who have developmental disabilities by listening to them and supporting their choices to achieve the lives they want.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Dufferin


Community Care Peterborough

Community Living Essex County
372 Talbot St N, Essex, Ontario

We are committed to support people in achieving their goals and dreams and to realize their value as full citizens in their community.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Essex County


Community Living Grimsby Lincoln and West Lincoln

Community Living Grimsby Lincoln and West Lincoln
5041 King Street, Lincoln Kingsway Plaza, Units 8 & 9, Beamsville, Ontario

Community Living is a non-profit charitable organization that provide services that support people with a developmental disability, so they may pursue individual goals and membership in the community.

Keywords: Independence · Family Support · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Grimsby Lincoln and West Lincoln


Community Living Grimsby Lincoln and West Lincoln

Community Living Guelph Wellington
8 Royal Road, Guelph, Ontario

We are a not for profit service agency that provides support and assistance to people who have an intellectual disability and reside in Wellington County. We support people who have an intellectual disability as they live, learn, work, and experience all aspects of living in their community.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Guelph Wellington


Community Living Grimsby Lincoln and West Lincoln

Community Living Huronia
339 Olive St., Midland, Ontario

For almost 60 years, Community Living Huronia has functioned as a partnership of caring people working together to facilitate our community's acceptance, inclusion and support of individuals with exceptionalities as valued citizens.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Huronia


Community Living Kawartha Lakes

Community Living Kawartha Lakes
33 Lindsay Street South, Lindsay, Ontario

CLKL supports people (infants to senior) who have intellectual disabilities living in City of Kawartha Lakes.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Kawartha Lakes


Community Living Kawartha Lakes

Community Living Kingston
1412 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario

Our Goal: That people with an intellectual disability have every opportunity to participate fully in our community with dignity and independence.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Kingston


Community Living Kawartha Lakes

Community Living London
190 Adelaide St S, London, Ontario

Community Living London, in collaboration with families and the community, is a registered charity dedicated to supporting people with developmental disabilities to live fulfilled lives.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living London


Community Living Kawartha Lakes

Community Living Mississauga
6695 Millcreek Dr, Unit 1, Mississauga, Ontario

Community Living Mississauga is a non-profit, charitable organization which supports individuals who have an intellectual disability to identify and achieve their personal goals and interests.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Mississauga


Community Living Kawartha Lakes

Community Living Newmarket Aurora District
757 Bogart Ave, Newmarket, Ontario

To enable and support people with an intellectual disability achieve their fullest potential in partnership with an informed community.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Newmarket Aurora District


Community Living Kawartha Lakes

Community Living North Bay
161 Main Street East, North Bay, Ontario

Community Living North Bay provides a range of programs and services for people with intellectual disabilities and their families. All of the services and programs we offer add quality to the lives of people we support. Community Living North Bay is committed to creating a supportive and accepting community.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living North Bay


Community Living North Grenville

Community Living North Grenville
2830 County Road 43, Kemptville, Ontario

Community Living North Grenville promotes supports for people with an intellectual disability that respect people's differences and provides opportunities for individual development.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled · Community Services · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Community Living North Grenville


Community Living North Grenville

Community Living Oakville
301 Wyecroft Road, Oakville, Ontario

Our agency is guided by our mission that encourages and supports full community participation while providing quality services, supports and opportunities enabling people with developmental disabilities to live active, rewarding and fulfilling lives. Community inclusion remains elusive to many. Our goal is full community participation for anyone with a developmental disability.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Oakville


Community Living North Grenville

Community Living Ontario
Integration Communautaire Ontario
240 Duncan Mill Road, Suite 403, Toronto, Ontario

Community Living Ontario is a non-profit, provincial association started in 1953, which advocates for people who have an intellectual disability to be fully included in all aspects of community life. Community Living Ontario and the local Community Living associations are also part of the Canadian Association for Community Living. Together we belong to a world-wide advocacy network called Inclusion International.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Ontario




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