Tag Archives: children and youth services

New summer job program for students with disabilities an ‘eye-opener’ in Huntsville

A new summer employment program opened doors and busted myths in Huntsville. Community Living Huntsville launched its Youth Peer Job Coach program in May 2023. Funded by a Canada Summer Student Grant and fundraised dollars, the program saw high school students with disabilities supported in their summer jobs by post-secondary school students called peer job […]

Building a Stronger Future through Inclusive Education

Children who learn together in inclusive environments also learn to live well together as adults. Those adults are better able to create and participate in communities where everyone belongs. National Inclusive Education Month in February is a time for Community Living Movement members, like us, to promote the dignity and benefits that inclusive learning environments […]

Youth job coach offers inclusive summer employment support for students and employers in Huntsville

Morgan wanted a real life with a real job and real pay. “I wanted to work over the summer because I didn’t want to be bored,” says the Huntsville High School student. “And I want to have my own money so I can save.” Morgan first gained hands-on work experience at Canadian Tire Huntsville through […]

Community Living Huntsville’s new Pre-K Play & Learn preps families for Kindergarten

A new school readiness program created by Community Living Huntsville staff helps young children and families calm those pre-school nerves – and provides them with confidence and tools for a strong start. Pre-K Play & Learn, created by Yvonne Bush, a Resource Consultant with Community Living Huntsville, is a flexible eight-week program designed to help […]

Community Living Huntsville supports Salvation Army’s Healthy Lunch Box Program

Our team at Community Living Huntsville is proud to support The Salvation Army Huntsville’s new Healthy Lunch Box Program! If your child is in need of a lunch kit for the new school year, or your family struggles to find affordable, healthy, school-approved items or ideas for school lunches, this program aims to help. The […]

Share your stories for National Inclusive Education Month

Together, We’re Better! National Inclusive Education Month happens each year in February. It’s an annual effort, led by Inclusive Education Canada, to promote inclusion of all students in Canadian schools and classrooms, and talk about how the development of inclusive schools and school practices help provide quality education to all students, including those with developmental […]