News & Events

The Action Committee is busy again, preparing to host a fundraiser to help the accessible playground project in Walkerton. Join us for All You Can Eat Spaghetti, Caesar salad and garlic cheese fingers at Pizza Delight Restaurant in Walkerton on Monday Sept. 16, 2019. Tickets are $14.99 for adults and $7.49 for children under 10....4 seatings 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 or 7:30. Contact one of the members of the action Committee or 519 881 3713 ext. 118





poster with photo of a playground and spaghetti and Action Committee logo
Photo of front age of issue 62 Spotlight on Transformation.
September 20, 2017

Click here for the next issue of Spotlight from Ministry of Community and Social Services....issue 62.

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Photo of the four people mentioned in the text, on the front porch of CLWD.
September 6, 2017


Gabrielle Hatten of Chesley is the recipient 

of the 2017/2018 Community Living… View Full Story

September 6, 2017


Gabrielle Hatten of Chesley is the recipient 

of the 2017/2018 Community Living… View Full Story

September 6, 2017


Gabrielle Hatten of Chesley is the recipient 

of the 2017/2018 Community Living… View Full Story

Front page of Issue 61 Spotlight on Transformation.
August 16, 2017

Issue 61 of the newsletter from Ministry of Community and Social Services is now available.… View Full Story

July 20, 2017

For Immediate Release

July 20, 2017


Institutionalization in Ontario in any form will… View Full Story

Front page of issue 60 of Spotlight
June 12, 2017

The June 2017 issue of Spotlight can be seem here.   Featured articles focus on Employment and job support.  The David C. Onely Champion Awards are also… View Full Story

Picture of the front page of issue 59 of Spotlight on Transformation from the MCSS.
May 17, 2017

Issue #59, May 2017, is now available from the Ministry of Community and Social Services..

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group photo of all present at 'Years of Servicice" luncheon May 5, 2017
May 8, 2017

It is important to celebrate employees and the years of support provided through Community Living Walkerton and District.

On Friday May 5, 2017, members of the Board of Directors and the Management Team joined for a special luncheon to acknowledge 18 employees who have served for 5, 10,… View Full Story

Photo of the front cover of Spotlight issue 58, March 2017
March 30, 2017

Issue #58 of Spotlight on Transformation, March 2017, from the Ministry of Community and Social Services, is full of updates...about the elimination of the 2014 Passport waitlist, the Developmental Services Housing Forum, a new mandate for the Community Networks of Specialized Care, a new Dual… View Full Story

poster advertising Safety for Independent Living
February 28, 2017

Safety for Independent Living is a program that was created to help people with developmental disabilities feel safe …… at home, work, school, online and in the community. Through games, digital media, video, lessons and colourful graphics, it is hoped students will be… View Full Story

Front Cover of Spotlight Issue 57
February 27, 2017

In issue 57, February 2017, this publication from the Ministry of Community and Social Services addresses: 

  • Basic Income for Ontario
  • Province Invests in Residential Care Settings
  • New Guidelines Help Adults with Challenging Behaviours

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Committee members stand behind talbes outdoors . , Front view of hot drink booth with committee members ready to serve.
February 22, 2017

Members of the Action Committee were very pleased to be asked to provide and serve hot drinks for Family Day of Play at Walkerton Community Centre, Feb. 20, 2017.

Many hands made light work as hot chocolate, hot cider and hot coffee was served (by donation only) to children, parents and… View Full Story

pencil crayons pictured beside Free Webcast poster
February 16, 2017

Webcast will be available at Community Living Walkerton and District;

Please call your Family Support Worker to register as space is limited.

19 Durham St. E, Walkerton Ontario

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photo of the back of a child sitting alone in a classroom
February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017 from Community Living Ontario
In partnership, ARCH Disability Law Centre, Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education, Community Living Ontario, University of Western Ontario, Brock University, Brockville and District Association for Community Involvement… View Full Story

Family Day in Brockton poster, Hot Drinks by the Action Committee
February 7, 2017

Members of the Walkerton Action Committee will be busy on Family Day at the community centre.  Their 'hot drink' booth has been requested, 11am - 1pm, outdoors, so those who come for all the fun family activities will be able to have a warm drink of cider, coffee, or hot chocolate.  In keeping… View Full Story

Paper with drawing and the words 'Inclusion is good'.
February 1, 2017

Follow Inclusive Education Canada for articles and commentaries on ways to bring inclusive education to your classroom, school, and community.

National Inclusive Education Month is a time for members of the… View Full Story

A large classroom with two drop-down screens, a presenter in a blue shirt and conference participants sitting at tables.
February 1, 2017

Self advocates from London, Essex and Walkerton are meeting to plan for this conference on October 13 -15, 2017  at the Unifor Family Education Centre in Port Elgin. The theme will be Looking Back and Moving Forward, and the call for presentations will be sent… View Full Story

January 24, 2017

The Government of Ontario is expanding ReportON, a new service for reporting suspected or witnessed abuse of adults with developmental disabilities.

The 24/7 phone line and email service is the latest step taken by the Ministry of Community and Social Services to further improve the… View Full Story