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Skills Training

Located at 114 Wright Crescent in Kingston, the Skills Training Area offers basic skills training in the activities of daily living, communication, socialization, environmental awareness, and physical education. Training to improve skills is provided both individually and in small groups. Activities emphasize community integration and accessing generic services.

Eligibility: Open to adults with severe developmental disabilities including individuals with a dual diagnosis (developmental disability accompanied by a psychiatric disorder). Clients should be interested in pursuing a non-vocational goal.

Referrals: Accepted from all sources including families, self, other agencies and advocates. Referrals from within Ongwanada are made through the Individual Support Plan.

Hours: Weekdays, 8 a..m. to 4 p.m.

Waiting period: Because of the demand for this service, potential clients are encouraged to place their name on a waiting list while still attending school and before reaching the age of 18.

To access this service, please contact Developmental Services Ontario by clicking here for contact information

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OP-17-69 CASUAL TREATMENT COUNSELLORS
Location: Sunny Side Treatment Home
Dates of Vacancy: June 5, 2017
Closing Date: May 5, 2017
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OP-17-72 PERMANENT CASUAL OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Dates of Vacancy: June 5, 2017
Closing Date: May 5, 2017
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MNU-17-06 FULL TIME PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Location: Ongwanada Resource Centre
Dates of Vacancy: May 29, 2017
Closing Date: May 4, 2017
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MNU-17-05 FULL TIME SUPERVISOR-PLANNING & SOCIAL SERVICES
Date of Vacancy: June 12, 2017
Closing Date: May 4, 2017
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Paint Night: Fundraiser for United Way KFL&A
Join us for an evening of merriment while creating your own personal masterpiece!

WHEN: Thursday, April 27, 2017
TIME: 7 p.m.  9 p.m.
Light refreshment at 6:30
WHY: Because the United Way needs our help!
HOW: Register at https://www.paintnite.com/events/_1170797

Included in the price:
" All supplies: Paint, brushes, a 16x20 canvas and a funky Paint Nite apron to wear (a nifty little fashion statement)!
" Delectable treats prior to starting
" Door Prizes

The proceeds of this fundraiser will go to the United Way KFL&A who help people and organizations in our community. In 2015 that was 75,000 people, 40 agencies, and 57 programs.

We need at least 35 people signed up two weeks in advance to proceed with the event and we are open to the public so bring family and friends!

Register by April 7, 2017 for a chance to win our Early Bird draw.

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Winter 2017 Horizon
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Ongwanada earns Accreditation with Exemplary Standing
Ongwanada is proud to announce that after Accreditation Canada's surveyors were on-site in December, they reported that our organization met Exemplary status. Thank you to everyone who was involved in the process.

Click below to see the Accreditation Report.

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Host Family Opportunity for 64-year old gentleman
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2016-2017 Operating Plan
Document detailing progress toward Building Capacity & Moving Forward with a Person-Centred Approach.

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