Site: Toby and Henry Battle Developmental Centre

Record Details
Alternate Name DTD
Office Phone 905-889-6484
Toll Free Phone 1-866-667-3362
Fax 905-889-3827
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Volunteer Coordinator Raquel Heayn, Coordinator, Volunteer Services; Phone: 905-763-8254 ext 3616; Fax: Attn: Volunteer Department 905-889-3827; Email:
Established 1973
Funding Provincial - Trillium, Ministry of Community and Social Services ; Grants ; Foundation - Reena Foundation
Description (Service) Supports children, adults and older adults with a developmental disability * assessment, treatment and ongoing support * Jewish environment * nonsectarian * family support * day, evening and Sunday programs * residential services in Toronto and York Region -- including group homes (some fully accessible) and apartments with support relative to need to allow for independent living * residential respite * social and recreational programs including ;Sunday Friends Club, After School, Winter and March Break, Summer Recreation, Café Lundi and Basketball;

Reena Supported Employment Services (RSES) program seeks summer employment for high school students identified with a developmental disability and/or ASD who wish to gain part-time paid summer work experience * job coaches assist the participants with job readiness training, and secure summer employment placements that can continue throughout the year and offer on-the-job coaching at the workplace while providing the necessary supports with navigating the challenges of being employed;

Pathways Day Program ongoing community-based program that helps with the transition of adults with developmental disabilities from schools, home and other services into the community * includes creative arts, music appreciation, recreational outings, special guests, physical activity and cooking programs;

Channels Day Program day program focuses on setting and attaining employment, career and life goals for adults * offers participants various supported employment services including job readiness skills training workshops, job placement and job coaching * participants volunteer in the community * other recreational and social activities are offered * half and full day program;

Reena Community Residence : affordable housing solution with 60 units in Vaughan based on the idea of an intentional community, where constant interaction between those with and without disabilities is the way life

Hours Contact for full program schedule
Dates Year Round
Areas Served Toronto Downtown ; York Region
Eligibility individuals diagnosed with a developmental disability or dual diagnosis, and their families and caregivers * Supported Employment Service for youth 15 to 29 unemployed for working under 20 hours a week, resident of York Region * RSES program students must have transportation or be able to travel independently to the job site and must be available to work for the complete duration of the program * Pathways must be 18 years and older and should be able to contribute to the programming
Application Intake Social Worker 905-889-2690 x2201
Languages English
Fees None
Located In Community Thornhill West
Address & Map
Reena, Toby and Henry Battle Developmental Centre
927 Clark Ave W
Thornhill West, ON L4J 8G6
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Intersection Bathurst St and Clark Ave W
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; parking close to entrance
Service Categories Centres for Independent Living ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Developmental Disabilities Day Habilitation Programs ~ Jewish Community ; Respite Care ~ Developmental Disabilities ~ Jewish Community ; Supported Employment ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Supported Employment ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Supportive Housing for People with Disabilities ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Supportive Housing for People with Disabilities ~ Dual Diagnosis ; Transition Services for Students with Disabilities ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Youth Employment Programs ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Youth Employment Programs ~ Developmental Disabilities


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