L'Arche Daybreak

Site: Richmond Hill - Yonge Street

Service: Long-term residential care and vocational training for developmentally disabled adults

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Record #: NKT0306 Last Modified: 24 Nov 2014 Last Full Update: 05 Jun 2014
Record Details
Office Phone905-884-3454
Volunteer CoordinatorToni Urbanski, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-884-3454 ext 279; Email: volunteer@larchedaybreak.com
FundingProvincial - Government of Ontario
Description (Service)Long-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
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
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
Areas ServedYork Region
EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up 
Developmentally disabled
ApplicationAll individuals are referred by DSO (Developmental Services Ontario)
FeesFees taken through ODSP
Located In CommunityRichmond Hill
Address & Map
11339 Yonge St
Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1L1
IntersectionYonge St and Devonsleigh Blvd
Service CategoriesAdult Residential Care Homes ; Prevocational Training
Print MaterialNewsletter - Daybreak Newsbreak