all are welcome to our events

  • We host guest speakers that have dedicated their lives helping others create meaningful lives.

  • We facilitate conversations with families that want to learn the are of connecting from each other.

janet klees

Janet Klees has successfully created circles of support for people with developmental disabilities for more than 20 years as the Family Coordinator for the Deohaeko Support Network in Toronto. Klees also organizes supports for individuals and families in eastern Toronto and has authored two books about the housing co-op and ongoing support work in Deohaeko.

John o'brien

John O’Brien has spent many years studying responses to disability in communities across North America and around the world. He has offered guidance to people with disabilities, to families and family organizations, and to service-providing organizations about supporting dignified and meaningful lives for all in community.