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Be an advocate for inclusion in a career with Community Living Huntsville

At Community Living Huntsville, Tracy Gerrow found meaningful work with human connection. “I love this job,” she says. “It’s not always easy. But getting to know people and trying to figure out how to make people happy every day? That’s what I like doing.” Gerrow had previously worked as a personal support worker in long-term […]

Building a Path to Housing Inclusion with Community Living Huntsville

People with developmental disabilities and their families deserve a place to call home in a welcoming and inclusive community. But you can’t build your life and feel a sense of belonging as a respected, included, and contributing community member when you have nowhere to live. The housing crisis is brutally real in Muskoka. A growing […]

Media Release: Community Living Huntsville launches 2023 Holiday Card Drawing Contest for young artists

North Muskoka – Calling all young artists in North Muskoka! Community Living Huntsville invites community members ages 12 and under to participate in its 2023 Holiday Card Drawing Contest. The winning entry will be featured on the not-for-profit’s official holiday card in December and the artist will receive a prize of $50 Downtown Dollars: Contest […]

Media Release: Community Living Huntsville serves up new location, new caterer, and lots of laughs with 2023 Autumn Brunch

North Muskoka – Get ready to tuck into a delicious brunch at a new venue over lots of laughs in October. Community Living Huntsville’s 2023 Autumn Brunch presented by Tall Trees will welcome guests to the Active Living Centre, 7 Camp Kitchen Road, Huntsville, Ontario, on Sunday, October 1, from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM. […]

Media Release: Golf Fore Inclusion returns to Huntsville with new Hole-In-One cash prize in 2023

NORTH MUSKOKA – Huntsville’s inclusive golf tournament is teeing up some new excitement in 2023. Community Living Huntsville hosts Golf Fore Inclusion, an all-abilities, nine-hole tournament, at Deerhurst Lakeside Golf Course on Thursday, September 7, 2023, starting at 9:00 AM. Early Bird registration is $90 per person until July 31. Registration increases to $100 per […]

Huntsville High School students explore future, connections and mental wellness with Transforming Together 2023

The sounds of excited senior high school students exploring possibilities for their future lives filled the classroom. Community Living Huntsville, in partnership with Huntsville High School and the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, hosted a Transforming Together 2023 session for Grade 11 and Grade 12 students at the school on April 26. Roughly 16 students […]

OASIS recognizes Community Living Huntsville with 2023 Annual Member Leadership Award

A provincial association has recognized Community Living Huntsville for our dedication to innovative and collaborative action on community-based housing for people and families who access our services. OASIS presented Community Living Huntsville with its Annual Member Leadership Award during its annual conference, held in Niagara Falls from April 26 to 28, 2023. It was one […]

District of Muskoka awards Community Living Huntsville with 2023 IDEA Community Grant

The District of Muskoka has announced that Community Living Huntsville is one of nine successful applicants for its 2023 IDEA Community Grant. IDEA stands for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Anti-Racism. The district’s IDEA Community Grant program aims to create opportunities for community engagement and public education around the IDEA principles: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Anti-Racism […]

‘You inspire all of us’: Huntsville honours Community Living with flag raising in 2023

Huntsville, Ontario – Conversation and excitement filled the air as the Town of Huntsville unfurled the Community Living flag in downtown Huntsville in May. Community Living Huntsville, in celebration of town council and staff raising its flag at Town Hall to kick off Community Living Month 2023, welcomed more than 40 people to Partners Hall […]

Media Release: Celebrate authentic inclusion in Huntsville for Community Living Month 2023

North Muskoka – What does community mean to you? Community Living Huntsville invites everyone to consider the meaning of community and join in authentic community inclusion during Community Living Month in May 2023. “Our not-for-profit organization was founded in 1962 because our community wanted children and adults with developmental disabilities to live full lives as […]