News & Events

All Day Options at KW Habilitation Closed

Posted on: March 16th, 2020 by Margie McLean

In these uncertain times, it is important that we are communicating regularly to keep you aware of what will be the next phase at KW Habilitation to combat COVID-19. At KW Habilitation, our priority is the health and safety of the people we support and our employees.  The outcome we are striving for is to […]

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All Day Options at KW Habilitation Closed

An update on SOUPFEST

Posted on: March 13th, 2020 by Margie McLean

It is with great sadness that KW Habilitation has decided to cancel SOUPFEST, presented by the Kitchener Waterloo Kinsmen following the declaration of the COVID-19 global pandemic from the World Health Organization (WHO). The decision made today is about public safety and continuing to protect the individuals that we support. We are looking forward to […]

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An update on SOUPFEST

Are you affected by the school board job action in Waterloo Region?

Posted on: January 16th, 2020 by Stacey Mitchell

Responding to the needs of families affected job action in Waterloo Region, KW Habilitation invites youth, aged 14-21 to participate.  Limited space is available, Youth Engagement Days will be running on days when schools are closed as a result of the ongoing labour talks with the Provincial Government.  Contact us for more information.  Helping families, […]

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Are you affected by the school board job action in Waterloo Region?

Chef on Call

Posted on: January 13th, 2020 by Margie McLean

Chef-On-Call is a local restaurant in Waterloo that partners with a different charity each month to help them raise money.  This January, they have partnered with KW Habilitation!  For every “Donator Burger” purchased at Chef-On-Call this month, $2 will be donated back to KW Hab.  We are extremely grateful for this partnership and can’t wait […]

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Chef on Call

International Volunteer Day!

Posted on: December 5th, 2019 by Margie McLean

Today is International Volunteer Day! United Nations Volunteers founded International Volunteer Day in 1985 and since then, it has been celebrated every year on December 5.  They said: International Volunteer Day (IVD), is an opportunity for us all to promote volunteerism, encourage governments to support volunteer efforts and recognize volunteer contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable […]

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International Volunteer Day!

Years of Service Appreciation Event

Posted on: November 25th, 2019 by Margie McLean

Yesterday afternoon, KW Habilitation celebrated the commitment of some wonderful staff members at the Years of Service Appreciation Event.  65 staff members who have worked a total of 1015 years at KW Habilitation were celebrated.  (1015 years!!) It is a testament to the great team we have to have so many people reaching these employment […]

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Years of Service Appreciation Event

Canada Summer Jobs Program

Posted on: September 5th, 2019 by Margie McLean

The Canada Summer Jobs program is a Canadian government grant that offers support for employers providing supervised career-related work experience for youth employees. Our Summer Job Coaches had a visit from Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre on August 26, 2019 where he shared his message and encouraged the job coaches to pay […]

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Canada Summer Jobs Program

An Update from Early Learning

Posted on: August 30th, 2019 by Margie McLean

CHANGES TO SPECIAL NEEDS RESOURCING SERVICES Our Special Needs Resourcing Collaborative (SNRC) is currently undergoing a change in how we provide services to our Early Learning and Child Care community.  Beginning September 2019, we will move toward a full Tiered Services model, and launch new services for children up to 12 years of age.  Each […]

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An Update from Early Learning

A 75th Birthday to Remember

Posted on: June 25th, 2019 by Margie McLean

At least twice a week, you’ll find Tony Riddell in a pool hall. A member of two different leagues, Tony has been an avid pool player for years. Having lived independently in different apartments around Kitchener, Tony could write a book on what it means to have a good life. Working as a dedicated employee at East Side […]

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A 75th Birthday to Remember

18th Annual Golf Classic

Posted on: June 24th, 2019 by Margie McLean

KW Habilitation hosted our 18th Annual Golf Classic Tournament on Friday, May 31, 2019 at Ariss Valley Golf and Country Club. With over 100 golfers participating, we are so pleased to have thrown another successful tournament.   This year we raised more than $20,000 which will directly benefit the people we support at KW Habilitation and […]

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18th Annual Golf Classic