Growing National Challenges
18% of people who are in shelters have a developmental disability according to Dr. Sylvan Roy, PhD, President, Ontario Psychological Association.
50% live with significant medical issues according to Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities.
Women with a developmental disability are 65% more likely to experience abuse
90% live below the poverty line
Introducing The Consortium
The Intentional Community Consortium (ICC), founded in 2017, is a registered not-for-profit, representing Charities and Not-for-profit organizations, working to solve the housing crisis for those with diverse abilities across Canada.
Support Housing Investment
We are calling for three levels of government to continue their support for affordable housing, establishing pathways and continuing their collaboration with agencies.
Members of the ICC are dedicated to helping meet the growing demand for accessible supportive housing in Canada.
A home of one’s own is the cornerstone of independence for ALL persons. The supply of affordable, accessible, and supportive housing for people with diverse abilities remains far less than the need.