Mary Centre - Region of Peel

Community Connections - Elder and Adult Connections Services

Record #: CWL1199
Last Modified: 14 May 2024
Last Full Update: 18 Sep 2023

Record Details

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Description & Services

Description Program for developmentally challenged seniors and adults * involvement in the community through education, recreation and volunteer activities * offer two types of community connections services: 
Individual service: (one-on-one) matches people with a direct support employee. Together, they plan activities according to personal interests. Utilize community resources such as public libraries, recreational and senior centres, schools, parks and special events to participate in fun and interesting excursions. In addition, working on skills such as banking, budgeting, menu planning, meal preparation, grocery shopping, household management, community safety and knowledge are examples of the focus of this program. This service can be considered as what we formerly referred to as In-Home Respite Services 
For adults interested in meeting new people are offered the Networking service, which is a group gathering. A small network of people will meet to enjoy activities together. Participants will be given the opportunity to learn important social, communication, cultural, educational and vocational skills that they can transition to community experiences
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Adults with a developmental disability who are deemed eligible for service by DSO Elder Connections: Supports for people 55 years and over Adult Connections: supports people 54 years and below
Application All referrals for programs must be made through the DSO (Developmental Services Ontario
Fees Set fee for some programs
Languages English

Contact Information

Address & Map 1 Bartley Bull Pkwy, Suite 18
Brampton, ON L6W 3T7
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Intersection Main St S and Steeles Ave E
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Office Phone 905-866-6300
Fax 905-866-6304
Primary Contact Marianne Vico, Director of Services - Peel; Phone: 905-866-6300 ext 221; Email:
Primary Executive Don Walker, Executive Director, Mary Centre; Phone: 416-630-5533; Email:
Alternate Executive Email:

Other Details

Established 1988
Funding Provincial
Service Level (50) Non Profit

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