Journey to Belonging: Choice and Inclusion

Join CEO, Dr. Claudine Cousins, as she talks about the Ministry’s vision to transform the developmental services sector.

Sessions Include:

Tuesday, March 21st: 3:30 – 4:30pm

Tuesday, March 21st: 5:30 – 6:30pm

Wednesday, March 22nd: 10:00 – 11:00am



Ontario Ministry of Children, Community & Social Services has announced the Government’s Plan to Reform Developmental Services.

“Journey to Belonging: Choice and Inclusion” lays out the Ministry’s long-term vision for developmental services in Ontario, where people with developmental disabilities are supported so they can participate in their communities. It is a vision where people live meaningful lives and have access to the same opportunities and services as their fellow Ontarians.

At Empower Simcoe, we are committed to supporting this bold vision knowing that together, we can make a meaningful impact and better support people with developmental disabilities. Learn how the ministry is working with its partners on a long-term vision for developmental services where people with developmental disabilities fully belong in their communities and are supported to live the lives they choose.

1) View this brief Video Summary of the plan’s highlights

2) Read the Journey to Belonging plan on the Government of Ontario’s website.

3) Access an Easy to Read version of the Developmental Services Reform Plan

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