Participation House, Markham

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Record #: NKT1192 Last Modified: 14 Jan 2014 Last Full Update: 28 Nov 2013
Record Details
Established1972
FundingProvincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services; Ministry of Health (Central LHIN)
Print MaterialBrochures and 2013 Annual Report available on our website
Alternate NameCerebral Palsy Parent Council of Toronto
Address NotesMarkham
AddressMarkham Residence and Day Services
9 Butternut Lane
Markham, On L3P 3M1
 
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Mailing AddressParticipation House, Markham Head Office 
204-4261 Highway 7 
Markham, ON L3R 9W6
Office Phone905-294-0944
Fax905-294-7834
E-mailpostmaster@participationhouse.net
Websitewww.participationhouse.net
Executive 1Frances DiCarlo, Executive Director, Participation House, Markham; Phone: 905-513-2756; Email: frances.dicarlo@participationhouse.net
Executive 2Anne-Marie Mori RN, Director, Resident Services, Participation House, Markham; Phone: 905-294-0944 ext 232; Email: annemarie.mori@participationhouse.net
Contact 1Chuck Johnston, Director Community Services, Participation House, Markham; Phone: 905 294-0944 ext 234; Email: chuck.johnston@participationhouse.net
Volunteer CoordinatorJackie Booth, Manager, Lifeskills & Activation; Phone: 905-294-0944 ext 227; Email: jackie.booth@participationhouse.net
Areas ServedYork Region
Intersection9th Line and Church Street
LanguagesEnglish
EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Adults who have varying levels of physical and/or developmental disabilities within the catchment area of York Region * clients include adults with the following: Cerebral Palsy; Epilepsy; Developmental Disabilities; Neurological Disorders; Head Injured; Spinal Bifida  
 
Agencies with programs as outlined, or having an interest in literacy issues (for adults 19 years and older who would like information on literacy or basic skills upgrading)
ApplicationApplication for admission into our programs includes completion of full needs assessment, detailed medical information and interview by panel Admission/Discharge Committee * referrals from Developmental Services Ontario and Central Community Care Access Centre 
 
FeesDay Program Fee for Service Available
DescriptionOperates various community projects and one main residence unit with 24-hour support and supervision for physically disabled adults * special focus on cerebral palsy * offers independent living program * day support * respite care and recreation * Markham facilities have: residence and services for 44 clients including respite bed, 24 hour nursing care, pool therapy, recreation, lifeskills, full service dinning and laundry 
 
Information on and referral to literacy programs * literacy assessments * public awareness and education * resource centre * professional development for member groups * literacy service planning * clear language consultation
SubjectsCerebral palsy ; Coordinating organizations ; Information and referral ; Residential care
AccessibilityFully Accessible
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