INCLUDED Project

Women’s Place is excited to co-ordinate and deliver
the INCLUDED Project. Women’s Place has a team of professional staff and trained volunteers to provide information, self-help resources, and programs for women.

Women supporting women. Linking women to community services.

INCLUDED
INCLUDED: Connecting Diverse Women with Disabilities
in North-East Scarborough
is a project aimed at engaging women with disabilities, caregivers of women with disabilities, and service providers to understand and develop best practices to overcome the unique challenges that women with disabilities face.

The INCLUDED project encompasses differently abled women;
women with physical, mental, developmental and learning
disabilities, or disability as a result of an injury; or women with
any self-defined/ self-identified disability.

INCLUDED Project includes:

  • Community consultation
  • Focus groups
  • Surveys
  • Bi-weekly social program
  • Creative arts program
  • Research on issues that affect women with disabilities
  • Development of best
    practices for delivery of
    programs and services for women with
    disabilities
  • Environmental scans of
    programs and services
  • Listing of programs and
    services for women with
    disabilities and their
    caregivers
  • Network of stakeholders to strengthen collaboration
  • INCLUDED Summit in
    September 2017 to share
    project findings and results
  • Volunteer and leadership
    opportunities

 
Focus Groups Dates: 
Focus Group: Caregivers of Women with Disabilities 
Thursday February 9, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
90 Littles Road, Program Rooms A & B

Focus Group: Women with Disabilities
Thursday February 16. 2017
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
90 Littles Road, Program Rooms A & B

Focus Group: Agencies and Service Providers
Thursday February 23, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
90 Littles Road, Program Rooms A & B

Winter INCLUDED Socials:
Take part in our bi-weekly socials to connect women with
disabilities to peers, information and the community.
 
Offered:

  • Thursday, February 9, 2017, 1:30pm to 3pm
  • Saturday, February 25, 2017, 12pm to 1:30pm
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017, 1:30pm to 3pm
  • Saturday, March 25, 2017, 12pm to 1:30pm

Location: 90 Littles Road, Malvern Family Resource Centre,
Program Rooms A & B

For more information and questions contact:

Coly Chau, INCLUDED Project Facilitator
Telephone: 416.284.4184  ext. 236
Email: cchau@mfrc.org

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