If you are passionate about helping individuals with developmental disabilities and want to make a positive impact, consider supporting the Intentional Community Consortium (ICC).
ICC is striving to alleviate the housing crisis for individuals with developmental disabilities across Canada by creating intentional communities that offer a range of benefits, including greater independence, an open and inclusive environment, seamless delivery of support services, opportunities for personal growth, and customized solutions for complex needs. By supporting ICC, you can help provide individuals with developmental disabilities the opportunity to live in a supportive environment that empowers them to live their best lives and achieve their goals. Whether you choose to volunteer your time, partner with local agencies, advocate for their mission, or become an ICC member, there are many ways to get involved and help make a difference in the lives of those in need.
What You Can Do
Who / how many individuals in your community have Developmental Disabilities and require housing with supports – Contact Developmental Services Ontario in your region.
Partner with local agencies serving those with Developmental Disabilities – contact OASIS (Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs) for referral if needed, or the Provincial Network on Developmental Services.
Speak to your local, provincial, federal representatives about the need for deeply affordable supportive housing for those with developmental disabilities. Learn more about our ask.
Members of the ICC are dedicated to helping meet the growing demand for accessible supportive housing in Canada.