What's New at CLC?

Welcome Chris Heath

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At the end of August, Community Living Cambridge welcomed Chris Heath as the new Director of Residential Supports. Chris brings with her a varied background of supporting people with disabilities in the community as well as in residential home settings. As COVID continues to keep us all safely at home, we thought it would be […]

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Franklin Centre Update

Mr and Mrs Claus with Jon and Fil

There has been a lot going on behind the scenes at the Franklin Centre in the last several months due to the closure of all regularly scheduled day programming as a result of COVID-19. While there was some uncertainty about the future of the Franklin Centre in the early days, we worked hard to make […]

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Lawna Paulos, Executive Director, Community Living Cambridge

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Lawna began her journey as our new Executive Director on June 1st, right in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since starting with us, she has worked incredibly hard to connect with as many staff and participants as possible, despite our lockdown measures. She is really excited to get out and meet everyone in person, […]

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Introducing Mariah Story

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Mariah is an accredited Music Therapist who joined the team at Community Living Cambridge in February of this year, just weeks before COVID became a household name. Mariah provides music therapy services through Connecting in Rhythm and was first contacted by one of our staff seeking to make a connection for some of the participants. […]

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We are in this Together

A collage of photos of staff and participants taken through the year

COVID-19 has turned the world on its head. Everyday routines and lives have been rearranged as means to keep people safe and healthy. This has been especially true for everyone at Community Living Cambridge. Schedule changes, program closures, limited social interactions, cancelled events, and postponed visits with loved-ones has been tough on everyone.  However, during […]

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Dairy Queen Delivers Pleasant Surprise!

Preston Dairy Queen Delivers Pleasant Surprise! On March 25th residents and staff, across our 25 group homes, received a wonderful surprise on their doorstep,  a frozen Dairy Queen cake or box of Dilly Bars! They were a welcome treat amidst these unprecedented times of social isolation and they certainly brought smiles to many faces! Kathy and […]

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Fairview

photo of Fairview home taken from the street

A welcome addition to the group home family There are four ladies who now call Fairview Avenue home. They are fortunate to be the first residents of our newest group home. The ladies formerly lived together at the Wauchope Avenue group home.  They moved together as a family on December 11, 2019, just in time […]

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Meet Seyed, Owner of Mr. Convenience Too

Seyed Jalali, owner of Mr. Convenience Too, purchased the gas bar and convenience store downtown Galt 4 years ago. When Seyed, who calls Burlington home, first discovered the location he was impressed and quite pleased with the Cambridge community. Seyed is most often the one working behind the counter, and he’ll greet you with a […]

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This is the family at Stirling MacGregor

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This is the family at Stirling McGregor. The warm, welcoming place that Patsy, Joanie, Malisa, and Kristine call home. I was warmly greeted by Patsy, who loves to make everyone feel welcome by offering a cup of tea or coffee. Patsy is retired, and loves to stay home and do arts and crafts. Joanie shares […]

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Meet Jacob

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In honour of Down Sydrome Awareness week, I would like to introduce you to Jacob. Jacob brings a ray of sunshine with him everywhere he goes. He loves to make people laugh and often resorts to clowning around to do so. Jacob, who has grown up in Cambridge, has lived with his Granny since his […]

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