Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley894 Pembroke Street West
Pembroke, Ontario K8A 5P8
Phone: 613-735-0659
Fax: 613-735-1373
info@communitylivingupperottawavalley.ca

I Am Community Living

31 Days of Inclusion: The stories of our history

The following series of stories was posted on our Facebook page for May 2018 - Community Living Month. As we are celebrating our 60th anniversary this year, we thought it would be good to take people on our journey of the past six decades to appreciate where we are today.

Story 1 -  Where We Began. Read our Facebook Post

Story 2 -  The Start. Read our Facebook Post

Story 3 -  Education Is Power. Read our Facebook Post

Story 4 -  A Place Of Our Own. Read our Facebook Post

Story 5 -  Growing Interest. Read our Facebook Post

Story 6 -  After Graduation. Read our Facebook Post

Story 7 -  ARC. Read our Facebook Post

Story 8 -  A Turning Point. Read our Facebook Post and the Welch Report.

Story 9 -  The Way Out. Read our Facebook Post and the Development Service Act, 1974

Story 10 -  Moving Forward in Education. Read our Facebook Post

Story 11 - Joining The Downtown. Read our Facebook Post

Story 12 - ARC Expansions. Read our Facebook Post

Story 13 - The Eighties. Read our Facebook Post

Story 14 - An Educated Move. Read our Facebook Post

Story 15 - Transitions. Read our Facebook Post

Story 16 - Moving Beyond Arc. Read our Facebook Post and the recognition in the Ministry of Community and Social Services newsletter article.

Story 17 - Choosing Home. Read our Facebook Post.

Story 18 - Turn Of The Century. Read our Facebook Post.

Story 19 - Name Change. Read our Facebook Post.

Story 20 - New Places To Live. Read our Facebook Post.

Story 21 - Raising The Bar. Read our Facebook Post.

Story 22 - The Self-Advocates. Read our Facebook Post and a story on Kirby and Noreene Adam.

Story 23 - Our Heroes. Read our Facebook Post and the Pembroke Daily Observer story on Jim Cully

Story 24 - The Closures. Read our Facebook Post and the Ontario Government news release: Closing Institutions For People With A Developmental Disability.

Story 25 - The Lawsuit. Read our Facebook Post and see the Statement of Claim

Story 26 - Changing Canada. Read our Facebook Post. Plus Making A Difference: Health Matters article on Larry Markus and the CLUOV Newsletter (In Touch) article.

Story 27 - The Settlement. Read our Facebook Post plus the Ontario Government Apology

Story 28 - People Behind The Scenes. Read our Facebook Post

Story 29 - Closure. Read our Facebook Post and the In Touch story of Robert and Dennis.

Story 30 - Recognition Of Our Community. Read our Facebook Post plus these articles in Ottawa Valley Business: One of Six in the World and Local Community Living Wins Six Provincial Awards

Story 31 - More Work To Do.  Read our Facebook Post and our Letter to the Editor.