Memo to Families (May 20)

May 20, 2021| May 20 re: MCCSS vision reform Dear Ongwanada family members, For the past year, the Ministry of Children Community and Social Services has sought input from people with developmental disabilities, families, service providers, and academics into the government’s plan to reform and improve developmental services. This plan has just been released. The…

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50th Annual General Meeting

ONGWANADA’S BOARD OF GOVERNORS INVITES YOU TO THE 50TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING JUNE 22, 2021 AT 2 P.M.   PEOPLE ARE INVITED TO TAKE PART IN THIS MEETING BY JOINING THE ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE: CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO JOIN https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81652687966?pwd=QkhXSXVlZEx2eEc0WWJMNFJNNGloUT09  

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Appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations open up to individuals 12 years of age and older

Further vaccination clinics are now open to people (12 years of age and older) with developmental disabilities. Ongwanada has been given the opportunity to host more vaccination clinics at the resource centre (191 Portsmouth Ave.,) thanks to the incredible partnership with KFL&A Public Health.  This opportunity is also open to one caregiver. Appointments are available…

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Memo to Families (May 11)

May 11, 2021| May 11 re: rapid antigen testing Dear Ongwanada family members, Ongwanada’s primary interest during the pandemic has been to keep the individuals we support and our staff safe.  That is why we are considering the introduction of COVID-19 rapid antigen testing for visitors. This would involve a visitor who wishes to enter…

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More COVID-19 vaccination clinics open up for people with developmental disabilities

Ongwanada, in partnership with Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington Public Health, will open another round of vaccination clinics at Ongwanada (191 Portsmouth Ave.) on Thursday, May 20, Tuesday, May 25 and Thursday, May 27, to adults in the region (Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington) with developmental disabilities that have yet to receive their vaccine. One…

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