Stories and Staff

Introducing Mariah Story

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

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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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

family of adults and support workers posing in front of Christmas tree

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

picture of Jacob

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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Introducing Amy

Amy Valletta is the newest edition to the director team here at CLC, as the Director of Community Participation Supports. She has lived in the region for nine years, is married and has two adorable little ones. When the opportunity arose to work for Community Living Cambridge, Amy felt like it was a natural fit […]

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Meet Cathy and her Associate Home Providers

As I sit in the living room of their family home, taking in the tempting aroma of freshly baked cake, Parker the family dog hops up on the couch and snuggles in beside me. There are photos of family on the mantle and chit chat about an upcoming wedding, and Cathy is in the middle […]

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Meet Jan Medeiros

Her infectious smile and boisterous voice has been around Community Living Cambridge for approximately 36 years!  She first began her journey with us in September of 1983 at Blair Road group home. Growing up, her first passion was to become a nurse, but her math marks halted that career. It was when a neighborhood family […]

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