L'Arche Daybreak

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Record #: NKT0306 Last Modified: 06 Dec 2013 Last Full Update: 22 May 2013
Record Details
Established1969
FundingProvincial - Government of Ontario
MeetingsPresentation on the third Friday of the month, from September thru June, at 6:45 pm at the Dayspring Spiritual Centre * members of the L’Arche Daybreak community share information about the foundation and mission of L’Arche * for more information contact 905-884-3454 ext 234
Print MaterialNewsletter - Daybreak Newsbreak
Address11339 Yonge St
Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1L1
 
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Mailing Address11339 Yonge St 
Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1L1
Office Phone905-884-3454
Fax905-884-0584
E-mailoffice@larchedaybreak.com
Websitelarchedaybreak.com
Executive 1Carl MacMillan, Executive Director; Phone: 905-884-3454 ext 232
Executive 2Agnieszka Mlynarczyk, Homes Coordinator; Phone: 905-884-3454 ext 225
Contact 1Tanya Brethour, Programs Coordinator; Phone: 905-884-3454 ext 292
Volunteer CoordinatorToni Urbanski, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-884-3454 ext 279; Email: volunteer@larchedaybreak.com
Areas ServedYork Region
IntersectionYonge St and Devonsleigh Blvd
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
LanguagesEnglish
EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Developmentally disabled
ApplicationAll individuals are referred by DSO (Developmental Services Ontario)
FeesFees taken through ODSP
DescriptionLong-term residential care and vocational training for 36 ambulatory developmentally disabled adults 
 
The Woodery: The Woodery is Daybreak’s wood working program, providing meaningful, paid, positive and productive work in a professional setting * The Woodery manufactures products for four different industries; construction, education, crafts and healthcare; 
 
Craft Studio: The Craft Studio provides meaningful, paid work in three unique workshops * working with assistants, the core members create beautiful pieces of one-of-a-kind candles, pottery and handmade paper * all of the items are individually designed and hand decorated according to the core members’ creative style and abilities; 
 
Day Program: Daybreak’s Day Program provides individual support for core members with multiple needs * daily activities are defined by the gifts, interests and desires of each core member * the days are full of activities such as swimming, physical exercise, cooking, banking, crafts and personal hobbies; 
 
The Club: The Club brings together a group of people who enjoy banking, artwork, bowling, community outings and tea times – with a chance for a nap during the day * this program is specifically geared to the slower pace of aging core members and those who like a more recreational approach to daily life; 
 
Spirit Movers: L’Arche Daybreak is home to the Spirit Movers, and dance and movement troupe that includes people of all abilities * the troupe has choreographed an impressive repertoire of dances * over the past 20 years, the Spirit Movers have become Daybreak’s premiere ambassadors, performing at churches, schools, the Air Canada Centre and on Global television
SubjectsAutism ; Developmental disabilities ; Disabilities ; Long term care facilities ; Vocational training
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