Peterborough Families Are Strong

Peterborough Families Are Strong is a part of Community Living Peterborough. It is set up to acknowledge the amazing job you do, as a parent, caregiver or guardian, in caring for the important person in your life who lives with an intellectual disability; and to provide you a platform to connect and learn together.


We host informative events throughout the year. There is no cost to attend events. Healthy snacks are provided, and childcare is available upon request. Events vary in topic and format, and, overall, they aim to provide…

Resources: focusing on the important areas when planning for today and for the future.
Connections: an opportunity to meet and connect with other parents and caregivers.
Inspiration: to be informed, uplifted and inspired.

Private Facebook Group

A private Facebook Group, just for you. Each one of you has strengths, and this group is a place where you can share your gifts, resources, insights, and support one another. It is a safe place to acknowledge the realities of caring for someone living with a disability, and to uplift and inspire.  As well as keep you up-to-date on current resources and events.
Request to join:

For information or to RSVP for an event contact:

Krista Brailey, Outcomes Facilitator
705-743-2412 x547


Events from 2015

Housing Options – Part 1

Guest Speakers: Developmental Services Ontario, Peterborough Housing Corp and Tony Dower, Self-Advocate.

Housing Tours

Toured a variety of housing models in Peterborough.

Housing Options – Part 2

Panel of Parents discussing housing models.
Guest Speakers: Lucinda Hage, Linda Viscardis, Christine Cannon, Karen Galloro, Brenda Dowey, Teresa Glaeser.

Events 2016

Financial Planning – January 20th

Learning about RDSP’s, wills, estates, Henson Trust.
Guest Speakers: Stephen P. Kylie, lawyer, and Trish Campbell, from Peterborough Poverty Reduction Network.

MyDirectPlan – February 17th
A Direct Funding Management Tool
“You’ll discover the effortless way to stay on top of it all.”

To Be Announced – March 30th

To Be Announced – May 16th

To Be Announced – June 29th

For information or to RSVP for an event contact:

Krista Brailey, Outcomes Facilitator
705-743-2412 x547


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