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Free Microboards Workshop

Free Fall Workshops!

Register now for the Fall series, which begin in early November. Sessions on governance, employing and contracting staff, financial management and more will be offered via zoom and are geared for those who are already part of a Microboard, or are planning to be.
Know someone who’s not sure if a Microboard is right for them? They can register for our Introduction to Microboards workshop on November 29. Space is limited for all workshops so register early!
This workshop series was made possible through a grant from the Ontario Caregiver Organization’s Family Support Network Grant.

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Save the Date!
Family Forum

↳ Our second Family Networking Forum will be held on April 20, 2024 at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North. This day-long forum will be an opportunity to learn, network and share - whether you are part of a Microboard, or you’re thinking about one for yourself or a family member. Registration is $25 and will include snacks and lunch. Space is limited, so book your spot early. Registration will open October 3rd.
Thank you to Community Living Ontario for subsidizing registration fees through their Family-Led Initiatives Grant.

Click here to register


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