NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

Community Living Toronto

Community Living Toronto, Scarborough

COVID19 -- Some services have reopened, others remain closed until October 12, 2020; for more information visit website: 
  • Family Visits -- Offering outdoor visits, indoor visits, outings, and essential overnight absences * families should contact staff to schedule visits giving as much notice as possible * measures remain in effect until October 12, 2020 unless permitted by the provincial government to update these restrictions earlier
  • After-School Respite -- 3 after-school respite programs will open later in September for a small number of participants * program will operate at reduced capacity due to public health restrictions * participants in after-school respite programs subject to active screening guidelines
  • Overnight Respite -- Overnight respite programs remain closed until October 12 * includes programs at Lawson, McMillan, TREADD, and Ennerdale * these programs will re-open at reduced capacity before October 12 if possible under provincial guidelines/public health restriction
  • Day Programs -- Large-scale congregate day programs still closed due to public health restrictions * CLTO will shortly pilot small-scale Community Participation Supports (day programs) in 3 sites
  • Main Offices/Training -- Main offices are closed including head office and central regional office, Etobicoke regional office, Scarborough regional office, and North York regional office * only essential staff are permitted entry to offices, and anyone entering must wear a mask and be actively screened * all in-person training remains suspended - measures remain in effect until October 12

Advocates for and provides support and services to children, youth and adults with an intellectual disability

Children and Youth
  • information on early childhood programs, school placement, registration, education plans
  • help in accessing funding and programs
  • development of a plan to ensure consistency between home, school and community programs
  • employment programs for youth
  • skills development including literacy, money management, social skills, and travel training
  • job placement
  • Adult Protective Service Worker Program (APSW) -- supportive services for adults 18 years and older living or planning to live independently in the community. Services include case management, counselling, advocacy
  • Family and parent support groups
  • in-home consultation and collaboration with other professionals to plan for services
Residential Services
  • supported group living
  • supportive home share
  • supportive independent living
  • -- helps families explore community residential options and funding eligibility
Respite Services
  • adult fee-for-service programs
  • residential respite for children and adults
  • summer camps -- online information, tools and workshops for people with a developmental disability, their families and support networks
Children, youth and adults with an intellectual disability

Residency Requirements: Scarborough
Application Process
Apply through Developmental Services Ontario, Toronto Region, call 1-855-372-3858 (1-855-DS-ADULT) or for more information visit DSO Toronto Region (see separate entry)
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English; Other - interpreters for other languages (must be arranged in advance)
Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
Agency Information
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Last Updated On
September 25, 2020
1712 Ellesmere Rd
Toronto, ON, M1H 2V5
Intersection: McCowan Rd and Ellesmere Rd;
Community Living Toronto Site Location: Scarborough
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Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)