Participation House, Markham

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Record #: NKT1192 Last Modified: 02 Dec 2014 Last Full Update: 02 Dec 2014
Record Details
Alternate NameCerebral Palsy Parent Council of Toronto
Office Phone905-294-0944
Primary ContactChuck Johnston, Director Community Services, Participation House, Markham; Phone: 905 294-0944 ext 234; Email:
Volunteer CoordinatorJackie Booth, Resident and Family Coordinator; Phone: 905-294-0944 ext 227; Email:
Primary ExecutiveFrances DiCarlo, Executive Director, Participation House, Markham; Phone: 905-513-2756; Email:
Alternate ExecutiveAnne-Marie Mori RN, Director, Resident Services, Participation House, Markham; Phone: 905-294-0944 ext 232; Email:
FundingProvincial - 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*
HoursContact for hours
Areas ServedYork Region
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
Site LocationMarkham
Located In CommunityMarkham
Address & Map
Markham Residence and Day Services
9 Butternut Lane
Markham, On L3P 3M1
Intersection9th Line and Church Street
Mailing AddressParticipation House, Markham Head Office 
204-4261 Highway 7 
Markham, ON L3R 9W6
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Service CategoriesAdult 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 MaterialBrochures and 2014 Annual Report available on our website