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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.



Community Living North Grenville

Community Living Renfrew County South
326 Raglan St. S, Renfrew, Ontario

A non-profit, charitable organization.
Established in 1964 by a grass roots group of concerned parents and interested citizens in assisting people with developmental disabilities.
Is funded by the Ontario Government, Ministry of Community and Social Services.
Offers supports and services for adults and youth in transition with developmental disabilities.
Directed by a 12 member voluntary Board of Directors, comprised of parents, self-advocates, and other interested people who share Community Living Renfrew County South's vision for an inclusive community.
Two sites, one in Renfrew and one in Arnprior.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Renfrew County South


Community Living North Grenville

Community Living Thunder Bay
1501 Dease Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Community Living Thunder Bay (CLTB) operates under a chapter issued on October 22nd, 1954 in response to parents brought together by their concern about lack of educational opportunities for their children. During the 1950's and 1960s the Association was involved in the development of pre-schools, developmental centre, schools, workshops and parent support services. Many people gave freely of their time to develop these services and to seek government support to maintain and expand upon the small base of services for people with a developmental disability.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living Thunder Bay


Community Living York South

Community Living York South

Branch: Vaughan Branch 136 Winges Road, Unit 6, Woodbridge, Ontario

Community Living York South is a not-for-profit organization that provides support services to children, youth, adults and seniors who have an intellectual disability who live in Southern York Region.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Community Living York South


Community Living York South

Community Living York South

Branch: Markham Branch 144 Main Street Markham North, Units 5 & 6, Markham, Ontario

Community Living York South is a not-for-profit organization that provides support services to children, youth, adults and seniors who have an intellectual disability who live in Southern York Region.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Community Living York South


Community Living York South

Community Living York South

Branch: Main Branch 101 Edward Ave, Richmond Hill, Ontario

Community Living York South is a not-for-profit organization that provides support services to children, youth, adults and seniors who have an intellectual disability who live in Southern York Region.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Community Living York South


Community Living York South

Community Living-Fort Erie
615 Industrial Drive, Fort Erie, Ontario

Community Living - Fort Erie is a non-profit organization with nearly 60 years experience providing advocacy for, and support to, individuals who have intellectual challenges and their families.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Living-Fort Erie


Community Living York South

Community Services Coordination Network
171 Queens Ave, Suite 750, London, Ontario

The Community Services Coordination Network (CSCN) is a not-for-profit organization, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Services Coordination Network


Community Support Connections

Community Support Connections
420 Weber St. N., Unit L, Waterloo, Ontario

Community Support Connections - Meals on Wheels and More is dedicated to enabling people to live at home with independence and dignity.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Hunger · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Community Support Connections


Community Support Connections

Cosmopolitan Industries Ltd.
28 - 34th Street East, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

We believe that adults with disabilities have the right to opportunities within their community - to participate in and contribute to, as fully as they are able, all aspects of community life.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Cosmopolitan Industries Ltd.


Community Support Connections

Cowichan Valley Independent Living Resource Centre Society
321 Coronation Avenue, Duncan, British Columbia

Our legal name is Cowichan Valley Independent Living Resource Centre Society. Cowichan Independent Living is a Registered Non-Profit Charitable Society. We were incorporated in 1990 and have received overwhelming support from the community from the beginning. Our Centre is operated by persons with disabilities for persons with disabilities.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Cowichan Valley Independent Living Resource Centre Society


Community Support Connections

Creative Retirement Manitoba
270 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Creative Retirement is a not-for-profit organization devoted to life-long learning.

We are firm believers in mental stimulation as a major factor in good health and longevity.

We provide interesting and informative programs for people of varied interests.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Creative Retirement Manitoba


Downsview Services for Seniors

Downsview Services for Seniors
497 Wilson Ave, North York, Ontario

Downsview Services for Seniors aspires to meet the needs of older adults and their caregivers in our diverse community by providing equitable, accessible, high quality services to support and foster independent living.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Hunger · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Downsview Services for Seniors


Downsview Services for Seniors

Easter Seals Nova Scotia
3670 Kempt Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Easter Seals Nova Scotia is a not-for-profit organization and registered charity based in Halifax. We advocate for a barrier-free Nova Scotia and provide top-quality services promoting mobility, inclusion and independence for Nova Scotians with disabilities. We have served Nova Scotians with disabilities for more than 80 years.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Independence · Disabled · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Easter Seals Nova Scotia


Downsview Services for Seniors

Edmonton Seniors Centre
11111 Jasper Ave, Unit 3Y, Edmonton, Alberta

The mission of the Edmonton Seniors Centre (ESC) is to provide opportunities and support to seniors to further their overall well-being and quality of life.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Edmonton Seniors Centre


Downsview Services for Seniors

Encore Seniors' Education Centre
Windmill Point, St. Lawrence College, Room 141, Moulinette Hall, Cornwall, Ontario

Encore is a not-for-profit organization offering academic courses and activities of special interest to seniors and adults over 50 in Cornwall, Ontario and the surrounding counties.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Encore Seniors' Education Centre


Downsview Services for Seniors

Entraide Benevole Metro Inc
1801 Boul De Maisonneuve Ouest, suite 750, Montreal, Quebec

We are committed to providing physical and emotional support to seniors with temporary or permanent loss of autonomy. Our involvement assists clients in breaking their social isolation, maintaining their autonomy, and remaining in the community.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Entraide Benevole Metro Inc


Downsview Services for Seniors

Etobicoke Services for Seniors
1447 Royal York Road, Etobicoke, Ontario

ESS Support Services is a well established, award-winning, not-for-profit community support agency that has been serving seniors, older adults with disabilities, families and caregivers in the Etobicoke community, and beyond, since 1983.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Etobicoke Services for Seniors


Downsview Services for Seniors

Gibsons Family Network
532 Spyglass Pl, Gibsons, British Columbia

Gibsons Family Network (GFN) is a non-profit charitable organization with a vision of helping people with disabilities to find meaningful, integrated employment and support within our community.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Gibsons Family Network


Downsview Services for Seniors

Haldihand-Norfolk Community Support Incorporated
75 Parkview Rd, Hagersville, Ontario

HNCSSS exists to Enhance the Independence and Improve the Quality of Life for Seniors and Adults Living with Disabilities over the age of 60 who are residents of Haldimand and Norfolk counties.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Haldihand-Norfolk Community Support Incorporated


Harmer House

Harmer House
848 Seyton Drive, Nepean, Ontario

Harmer House is a non-profit, independent-living apartment building for seniors.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Housing

Volunteer Profile of Harmer House


Harmer House

Horizon Achievement Centre Society
780 Upper Prince St, Sydney, Nova Scotia

Horizon Achievement Centre is a non profit organization registered under the Societies Act of Nova Scotia and a Registered Charity under the Canada Income Tax Act. The Centre is governed by a volunteer community based Board of Directors, each bringing their own personal and professional experience to this organization.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Horizon Achievement Centre Society


JVS Toronto

JVS Toronto
74 Tycos Drive, Toronto, Ontario

JVS Toronto is a non-profit, non-sectarian community organization that partners with the government and business sectors to help people succeed at school, work and life.

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

Volunteer Profile of JVS Toronto


JVS Toronto

Kamloops Society for Community Living
521 Seymour Street, Kamloops, British Columbia

The Kamloops Society for Community Living (KSCL) is a registered nonprofit organization formed in 1956 by a group of concerned parents who wanted an alternative for their children, at a time when children with developmental disabilities were excluded from the regular school system.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Kamloops Society for Community Living


JVS Toronto

Kerby Assembly
1133 - 7th Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta

Kerby Centre is a not-for-profit organization, committed to enhancing the lives of older adults. Since 1973, Kerby Centre has evolved into one of Canada's flagship agencies; setting the standard for older adult services, information, and programming.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Kerby Assembly


JVS Toronto

KinVillage
5430 - 10th Avenue, Delta, British Columbia

KinVillage supports older adults to live their lives fully. It provides a continuum of health, housing and recreational programs, while nurturing a sense of community.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Housing · Health

Volunteer Profile of KinVillage


JVS Toronto

Lambton Elderly Outreach
4486 London Line, Plympton-Wyoming, Ontario

It was through the actions of volunteers that Lambton Elderly Outreach was first started. It is through the unselfish dedication of its volunteers, along with the support of its Board Members and Staff that Lambton Elderly Outreach has evolved, over the past forty-three years, to become a leader in Community Services for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence · Disabled · Community Services

Volunteer Profile of Lambton Elderly Outreach


JVS Toronto

Le Reseau D'amis De Sherbrooke Et Des Environs
2634 Galt Ouest, Sherbrooke, Quebec

Le R‚seau d'Amis est un organisme communautaire, sans but lucratif, qui a pour mission de briser la solitude des personnes ƒg‚es de 65 ans et plus, en perte d'autonomie, et de favoriser leur maintien … domicile.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Le Reseau D'amis De Sherbrooke Et Des Environs


JVS Toronto

Mainstream
263 Pelham Rd, St. Catharines, Ontario

The Goal of Mainstream is: "That all people are able to develop their full potential as individuals with respect and dignity, enjoy integration in the community and have the opportunity to prepare for the future."

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Mainstream


Mid Toronto Community Services Inc

Mid Toronto Community Services Inc
192 Carlton St, 2nd floor, Toronto, Ontario

Mid-Toronto Community Services Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that is inclusive and responsive to the needs of seniors and adults living with disabilities.

Keywords: Seniors · Mental Health · Independence · Community Services · Alzheimer · AIDS

Volunteer Profile of Mid Toronto Community Services Inc


Mid Toronto Community Services Inc

Mount Newton Centre Society
2158 Mount Newton X Road, Saanichton, British Columbia

The Mount Newton Centre is about people, primarily seniors, who need a helping hand to retain their independence.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Mount Newton Centre Society


Neil Squire Society

Neil Squire Society
2250 Boundary Road, Suite 220, Burnaby, British Columbia

The Neil Squire Society is the only national not-for-profit organization in Canada that has for over twenty-five years empowered Canadians with physical disabilities

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

Volunteer Profile of Neil Squire Society


Neil Squire Society

Nord-Bridge Senior Citizens Association
1904-13 Avenue N, Lethbridge, Alberta

The provision of educational, social, and support services programs for Senior Citizens and the fostering of independence, self worth, and a sense of community pride amongst the senior citizen population of Lethbridge, and surrounding communities in Southern Alberta.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Nord-Bridge Senior Citizens Association


Neil Squire Society

Norfolk Association for Community Living
644 Ireland Rd, Simcoe, Ontario

The mission of N.A.C.L. is to promote and support the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Norfolk Association for Community Living


North Shore Volunteers for Seniors

North Shore Volunteers for Seniors
275 21st Street, West Vancouver, British Columbia

We are a non-profit organisation which promotes the independence and well-being of seniors on the North Shore.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of North Shore Volunteers for Seniors


North Shore Volunteers for Seniors

North York Seniors Centre
21 Hendon Ave, North York, Ontario

At North York Seniors Centre we strive to enable our aging population to remain vital, healthy and connected to their community while enhancing the lives of all seniors who need assistance to live safely and independently in their own homes.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of North York Seniors Centre


North Shore Volunteers for Seniors

Nova Scotia League for Equal Opportunities
5251 Duke Street, Suite 1211, Halifax, Nova Scotia

We are a provincial consumer organization dedicated to promoting the abilities of persons with disabilities so they may function as equals in society. We provide information and referral services to all Nova Scotians regarding disability issues and available programs and services.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Nova Scotia League for Equal Opportunities


North Shore Volunteers for Seniors

Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Organizations
La Societe Des Citoyens Aines De L'ontario
660 Briar Hill Avenue, Suite 207, Toronto, Ontario

Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Organizations / La Soci‚t‚ des Organisations des CitoyensAŒn‚s de l'Ontario (OSSCO/SOCAO) is a provincial organization and a registered charity. Our tag line "Seniors transforming Ontario through wisdom, insight and experience" expresses our mission and membership.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Ontario Society of Senior Citizens Organizations


Opportunities for the Disabled

Opportunities for the Disabled

Branch: Toronto 105-80 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, Ontario

Registered charity assisting physically challenged individuals to live more fulfilling and independent lives.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Opportunities for the Disabled


Opportunities for the Disabled

Opportunities for the Disabled

Branch: Montreal 196 - 4055 Saint-Catherine West, Montreal, Quebec

Registered charity assisting physically challenged individuals to live more fulfilling and independent lives.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Opportunities for the Disabled


Opportunities for the Disabled

Opportunities for the Disabled

Branch: National Head Office 4538 Kingsway, Suite 319, Burnaby, British Columbia

Registered charity assisting physically challenged individuals to live more fulfilling and independent lives.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Opportunities for the Disabled


Opportunities for the Disabled

ORW Opportunities Through Rehabilitation and Work Society
17355-27A Ave, Surrey, British Columbia

ORW is a non-profit, independently funded resource base, serving organizations, business and government involved in the employment of persons with disabilities. The organization provides consultation services and collects and distributes employment related information and material. Specifically ORW seeks out new and innovative approaches to increasing the employment of people with disabilities.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of ORW Opportunities Through Rehabilitation and Work Society


Opportunities for the Disabled

Oshawa Senior Citizens' Centre
50 Center Street South, Oshawa, Ontario

The Oshawa Senior Citizens Centres has a rich history in the City of Oshawa that began when the cornerstone was laid for the original Branch, 43 John Street in 1968. Leaders in the community thought that a drop-in destination would be good for the City. The community welcomed the social and activity opportunities when the Branch opened in 1969 and it quickly flourished as a hot spot for older adults to enjoy dances, bingo, birthday and anniversary celebrations; in the first year, 1,000 people became members.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Oshawa Senior Citizens' Centre


Opportunities for the Disabled

Ottawa Independent Living Resource Centre
214 Montreal Rd., 4th floor, Ottawa, Ontario

The Ottawa Independent Living Resource Centre's (OILRC) mission is to assist in the individual empowerment of all persons with any disability in the Ottawa area and to provide the tools they need to direct their lives and participate fully in the community.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Ottawa Independent Living Resource Centre


Opportunities for the Disabled

Pace Independent Living
970 Lawrence Ave W, Suite 210, North York, Ontario

PACE is a non profit community support service organization established in 1981 to provide support services to adults with physical disabilities.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Pace Independent Living


Opportunities for the Disabled

Pathways Abilities Society
555 Fuller Ave, Kelowna, British Columbia

The Society believes that the family unit, in its varying forms, is the basic building block of society and actively supports the family's efforts to meet the needs of its members.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Pathways Abilities Society


Opportunities for the Disabled

Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association
206 Main Street, Suite 3A, Picton, Ontario

For over 35 years Prince Edward Community Care for Seniors has been helping older adults to live independently in their own homes through the provision of a variety of services such as Meals to Home, Escorted Transportation, Social and Education Programs, Home Maintenance, Active Listening, Caregiver Support and Respite Care.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Prince Edward County Community Care for Seniors Association


Opportunities for the Disabled

Quail Quebec Association for Independent Living
Quail Association Quebecoise De Logement Integre
10 Chemin Sherrin, Chelsea, Quebec

QUAIL is a non-profit association created in 1993 to care for developmentally challenged adults. Our goal is to provide a home for life, or for as long as our residents wish to remain at QUAIL House and their health permits we can offer adequate care. The services we provide include food and lodging, personal assistance, psycho-social adaptation and community integration.

Keywords: Independence · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Quail Quebec Association for Independent Living


Opportunities for the Disabled

Renfrew Collingwood Seniors Society
2970 East 22nd Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia

As a society, our purpose is to fulfill the needs of the clients that permit them to be useful, capable, contributing adults even with the restrictions imposed by age, physical, and mental abilities. We encourage individuals to maintain independence and to function autonomously in the community regardless of race, religion, age, and disability.

Keywords: Seniors · Independence

Volunteer Profile of Renfrew Collingwood Seniors Society


Opportunities for the Disabled

Residences for Independent Living Society

Branch: Steveston Residence 21 - 11119 No. 1 Road, Richmond, British Columbia

The Residences for Independent Living Society was started in 1969 by a group of concerned parents of young adults with disabilities. Their goal was to provide a home-like care environment for young adults to live away from their parents and have the support they needed to lead fulfilling and independent lives.

Keywords: Independence · Housing · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Residences for Independent Living Society


Opportunities for the Disabled

Residences for Independent Living Society

Branch: False Creek Residence 1167 Forge Walk, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Residences for Independent Living Society was started in 1969 by a group of concerned parents of young adults with disabilities. Their goal was to provide a home-like care environment for young adults to live away from their parents and have the support they needed to lead fulfilling and independent lives.

Keywords: Independence · Housing · Disabled

Volunteer Profile of Residences for Independent Living Society




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