Participation House, Markham

Record Details
Alternate Name Cerebral Palsy Parent Council of Toronto
Office Phone 905-294-0944
Fax 905-294-7834
Primary Contact Chuck Johnston, Director Community Services, Participation House, Markham; Phone: 905 294-0944 ext 234; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Jackie Booth, Resident and Family Coordinator; Phone: 905-294-0944 ext 227; Email:
Established 1972
Primary Executive Frances DiCarlo, Executive Director, Participation House, Markham; Phone: 905-513-2756; Email:
Alternate Executive Anne-Marie Mori RN, Director, Resident Services, Participation House, Markham; Phone: 905-294-0944 ext 232; Email:
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services; Ministry of Health (Central LHIN)
Description (Service) Operates 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 dining and laundry 
Information on and referral to literacy programs * literacy assessments * public awareness and education * resource centre * augmentative communication clinic*
Hours Contact for hours
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 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)
Application Application 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 
Languages English
Fees Day Program Fee for Service Available
Site Location Markham
Located In Community Markham
Address & Map
Markham Residence and Day Services
9 Butternut Lane
Markham, On L3P 3M1
Intersection 9th Line and Church Street
Mailing Address Participation House, Markham Head Office 
204-4261 Highway 7 
Markham, ON L3R 9W6
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Service Categories Adult Day Programs ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ Cerebral Palsy ; Group Residences for Adults with Disabilities ; Respite Care ~ People With Disabilities ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities
Print Material Brochures and 2014 Annual Report available on our website