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Make A Buzz Ottawa 2019: Photo Video Blog

May 13, 2019

NEW! WATCH ALL THE AWARD CEREMONIES WITH LIVE FOOTAGE AND CAPTIONS! The Make A Buzz Ottawa event was created in 2015 as part of our 20th anniversary celebrations, and represented a merger of two other events, Recipe for Success (auction fundraiser) and Engines of Success (community recognition celebration). Sold out in 2015, interest has not… Continue reading Make A Buzz Ottawa 2019: Photo Video Blog

Happy Second Work Anniversary Rebecca!

May 2, 2019

Quality in human services has a direct correlation to quality humans delivering those services! Experienced and committed staff who stay in their jobs over the long term are critical to a strong workplace culture. They serve as mentors to new staff, and establish a consistent trusted presence with individuals supported by LiveWorkPlay and their families. We… Continue reading Happy Second Work Anniversary Rebecca!

Happy First Year Anniversary Ron!

May 1, 2019

Quality in human services has a direct correlation to quality humans delivering those services! Experienced and committed staff who stay in their jobs over the long term are critical to a strong workplace culture. They serve as mentors to new staff, and establish a consistent trusted presence with individuals supported by LiveWorkPlay and their families. We… Continue reading Happy First Year Anniversary Ron!

Happy First Work Anniversary Kelly Fox!

April 30, 2019

Quality in human services has a direct correlation to quality humans delivering those services! Experienced and committed staff who stay in their jobs over the long term are critical to a strong workplace culture. They serve as mentors to new staff, and establish a consistent trusted presence with individuals supported by LiveWorkPlay and their families. We… Continue reading Happy First Work Anniversary Kelly Fox!

Congratulations Laura: Celebrating A First Year Work Anniversary

April 23, 2019

Quality in human services has a direct correlation to quality humans delivering those services! Experienced and committed staff who stay in their jobs over the long term are critical to a strong workplace culture. They serve as mentors to new staff, and establish a consistent trusted presence with individuals supported by LiveWorkPlay and their families. We… Continue reading Congratulations Laura: Celebrating A First Year Work Anniversary

LiveWorkPlay Invests in Core Gifts to Support the Growth of People and Communities!

April 17, 2019

“Your gifts rest deep in your bones—yet, when you give them, they become a visible and actionable oath demonstrating over and over again your faith in the thread of life you are woven into.” — Bruce Anderson, Walking Your Gifted Path Mills Community Support, United Way of Lanark County, and other partner organizations recently hosted facilitator… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Invests in Core Gifts to Support the Growth of People and Communities!

LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2019

April 8, 2019

National Volunteer Week starts April 7, and celebrates Canada’s 13 million volunteers! At LiveWorkPlay we could not do what we do without our volunteer team, now 150 people strong! This year’s Volunteer Week them is “The Volunteer Factor – Lifting Communities.” We can think of no better example of this than the impact our volunteer… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2019

LiveWorkPlay Shares “Just Enough Support” At CHRA National Congress on Housing

April 4, 2019

From 2016-2018 LiveWorkPlay conducted an Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services Housing Task Force project, supporting 12 people with intellectual disabilities to move to one-bedroom apartments, primarily with non-profit housing providers Multifaith Housing Initative (MHI) and Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC).  Towards the end of the project, there were sufficient funds remaining… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Shares “Just Enough Support” At CHRA National Congress on Housing

Celebrating World Autism Awareness Day – From Awareness To Acceptance (April 2)

April 2, 2019

April is a month filled with messages about autism and autistic people (April 2 is the official United Nations observance). All over the world different countries and different organizations will mark particular days, weeks, or months with a variety of campaigns. Although it is sometimes obvious (but often subtle), throughout the month of April and… Continue reading Celebrating World Autism Awareness Day – From Awareness To Acceptance (April 2)

Person-Centred Training Project Wrap-Up: A Collaborative Effort!

March 21, 2019

Three years ago, LiveWorkPlay, Citizen Advocacy, Total Communications Environment, and other members of the Ottawa Developmental Services Network were participating in a retreat, with a focus on how to evolve person-centred supports and services. While most every one of the 16 organizations was already (or planning to) engage staff in person-centred training, the question became:… Continue reading Person-Centred Training Project Wrap-Up: A Collaborative Effort!

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