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From time to time, the Waterloo Region Family Network (WRFN) is asked to distribute information on behalf of third parties. WRFN provides general information to self-advocates and families of children with special needs. The information provided on this website is not a recommendation, referral or endorsement of any resource, therapeutic method, or service provider. WRFN is not responsible for any information or services provided by third parties. You are urged to use independent judgment when considering any resource.



Sibling Support Supper

Join the Guelph Wellington Family Network for the Sibling Support Supper, Tuesday March 19 at 6:30pm in downtown Guelph.


Are you an adult with a brother or sister who has a Developmental Disability? Want to get together with other sibling caregivers?


Drop by for supper and socializing. NO COST to participate.  


To RSVP email FamilyNetworkGW@gmail.com

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Ray of Hope Youth Employment Program

Ray of Hope also has a paid Work Readiness Training Program for young people (between the ages of 18-30) looking to gain training and experience to transition into the labour market.


Participants go through 6-weeks of in-class education. During that time, they get essential certifications like Safe Food, Smart Serve and First Aid. After, they are supported with internal or external work placements up to 20 weeks.


The next group starts November 13. To register, please contact Josh at 519-578-8018 Ext 229 or jhealey@rayofhope.net.




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Breakaway Passport Services


Breakaway Passport Services is a unique, person-centered approach to providing

people with meaningful, engaging, Passport-approved activities. Click here to see a flyer with more details or click here to visit the website. 







Trish Coupal at 10:43 AM
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Family Pulse November 2022

November is here!


In the November issue of Family Pulse, you will find information on:


SEAC Updates

Nuances of Moving House When Neurodivergent

Erin's EarlyON Drop-Ins

Family Event

Celebrate Family

A New Chapter

What's Happening

Community Information, Resources and Opportunities


You can read the online version of Family Pulse here or download the PDF here. 



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ADHD - Support Groups for Adults and Parents

Support group sessions allow you to share your story with others who understand what it means to be impacted by ADHD. Drop in to a session that works with your schedule!


Adult Support Group - Western

6:30pm PST | 7:30pm MST | 9:30pm EST | 10:30pm AST

2022 Dates: Nov 16


Adult Support Group - Central

4pm PST | 5pm MST | 7pm EST | 8pm AST

2022 Dates: Nov 3, Nov 24


Adult Support Group - Eastern

3:30pm PST | 4:30pm MST | 6:30 pm EST | 7:30pm AST

2022 Dates: Nov 14, Dec 5


Parent Support Group - Central

4pm PST | 5pm MST | 7pm EST | 8pm AST

2022 Dates: Nov 14, Dec 5


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