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Province to close sheltered workshops

I couldn’t decide whether to weep with rage or despair over the Toronto Star’s recent series on sheltered workshops. This week, the headlines crowed that “the Star gets action” because Minister of Community and Social Services Helena Jaczek promised that … Continue reading

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ODSP, DSO, DSTO—who does what?

The social service world is full of confusing acronyms. ODSP, DSO and DSTO are all funded by the Ontario government and all provide services to adults with disabilities. However, they are separate organizations with separate application procedures. ODSP–Ontario Disability Support … Continue reading

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JVS Path2Work

It’s tough to find enough for a young, disabled adult to do. The government, in its wisdom, wants people to make their own choices and has elimated many of the traditional full-time, sheltered workplace programs in favour of the Passport … Continue reading

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