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New online Housing Toolkit will help people with developmental disabilities and their caregivers explore individualized housing options

Aurora, October 2, 2019 – Developmental Services Ontario (DSO), the access point for ministry-funded adult developmental services, launched the first step of its Housing Toolkit online today to help people with developmental disabilities and their caregivers begin the process of creating a housing plan while they are waiting for, or instead of, traditional funded residential services. Funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, and created by DSO staff across the province in consultation with numerous stakeholders, the toolkit is a dynamic online library of housing resources, broken down into six steps for ease of use and accessibility.

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Six individuals share their personal journey through the developmental system to raise awareness around how it has helped them become more active in their communities

Developmental Services Ontario (DSO), the access point for ministry-funded adult developmental services, has launched an awareness campaign today entitled #myDSOjourney to help raise awareness around the importance of social inclusion for adults with developmental disabilities and the positive impact that the adult developmental system is having on the lives of those who are able to access services.

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