Reena Community Residence: Evaluation of an Intentional Community

In 2012, Reena opened the Reena Community Residence (RCR), an intentional community housing project for seventy-seven individuals with developmental disabilities in the City of Vaughan, Ontario. As part of the development process for a second location, Reena engaged the research team at SHS Consulting to conduct a review of the physical design of the existing…
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Intentional Community Consortium Expanding Supply of Supportive Housing

Intentional Community Consortium Expanding Supply of Supportive Housing for Persons with Developmental Disabilities through TAMIR Project in Ottawa The Intentional Community Consortium, a group consisting of 15 non-profit community-based agencies dedicated to helping meet the housing and support needs of persons with developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce that one of its founding members, Tamir in…
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Ottawa to get first Integrated Living Centre (ILC)

TAMIR announces major services and housing initiative with support of $5.1M Ontario grantNEW: Ottawa to get first Integrated Living Centre (ILC)OTTAWA, April 13, 2018 – Tamir is delighted to announce the launch of an Integrated Living Centre (ILC), a ground-breaking Ottawa project that will expand and transform delivery of services for people with developmental disabilities, made…
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Edmonton Roundtable on Housing & Homeless Issues For Vulnerable Populations

Summary Report: Edmonton Roundtable on Housing and Homeless Issues for Vulnerable PopulationsAugust 30, 2017This session was co-sponsored by Beth Israel Synagogue of Edmonton and the Intentional Community Consortium.  Approximately 70 participants were in attendance, including the Federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, five MLA’s, senior staff from the Province of Alberta and City of Edmonton,…
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