Mary Centre - Peel Region Office

Community Connections - Elder and Adult Connections Services

Record #: CWL1201
Last Modified: 23 Feb 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
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm 
Services: days, evenings, weekends
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 residential programs must be made through the DSO (Developmental Services Ontario)
Fees Service
Languages English

Contact Information

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

Other Details

Funding Provincial
Service Level (50) Non Profit


Subjects Developmental disabilities ; Outreach