A place to support and empower your loved one with an intellectual disability
Why Community Living?
Community Living Central York is a non-profit, charitable organization which provides support to people who have an intellectual disability. We do this with a dedicated group of staff, volunteers and family members. We offer a wide range of supports and services that enable people to reach their fullest potential.
Attention & Support
CLCY believes that people who have an intellectual disability have a right to safely engage and participate in community life.
CLCY believes that each person, regardless of disability, should be able to access resources swiftly, and as needed.
CLCY believes that people who have an intellectual disability have a right to participate in affordable services and programming.
Gain Real Life Skills
CLCY believes that each person, regardless of disability, deserves support that enables and enhances important life skills.
“We don’t give people with developmental disabilities enough credit. You never know what is possible until people are given the opportunity.”
Who Is Community Living?
Community Living Central York has been providing daily living supports to people over the age of 21 with developmental disabilities since 1954.
What Does Community Living Central York Do?
The focus for Community Living Central York is to provide a friend, a job, and a home to those who have a developmental disability. The support and care provided is for life—CLCY is there for individuals as long as support is required.
CLCY currently supports approximately 400 individuals each year.
CLCY support services include: Day support programs, Employment Strategies & job placement, Supported group living, supported independent living, associate/foster family care, and respite support.
What Areas In York Region Does Community Living Central York Support?
Aurora, East Gwillimbury, King, Newmarket, and Whitchurch-Stouffville.
How Is Community Living Central York Funded?
CLCY is fortunate to have a strong and ongoing partnership with the Ministry of Community and Social Services, both in making delivery of programs possible, but also in developing and realizing CLCY’s vision for the future.
Other funding partners include: United Way Toronto & York Region, The Regional Municipality of York, and Ontario Trillium Foundation.
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