Developing and Nurturing Independence

Site: DANI Center

Service: Programs and vocational training for special needs adults

Record Details
Alternate Name DANI
Office Phone Office 905-889-3264 * Pop-up Lunch 647 892 5828
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Established 2006
Primary Executive Kathy Laszlo, Co-Founder, Director
Alternate Executive Susie Sokol, Co-Founder
Funding Provincial - Trillium ; Fundraising ; Sale of Goods
Description (Service) Offers vocational training, practicing life skills, education, recreational, and social programs in a community based setting * Day program, Sunday Afternoon Social, music program, supported employment program;

Dinner N Chillin program weekly opportunities for participants to socialize and interact in a group setting * meets and group decides where to sit and eat together fostering group decision making, cooperation, problem solving and social skills * emphasizes personal growth and independence through responsibilities such as preparing dinner and cleaning;

Social Enterprises DANI business ventures that create vocational training opportunities, employ marginialized people, and generate revenue for the organization * businesses include an event centre, a cafe, a gift shop, catering, and snack bar in the Garnet Williams Community Centre ;

Pop-up Lunch program participants come to work location and provide café food experience * meals are prepared under the supervision of our Executive Chef and brought to customer workplace or location * food and snacks available to purchase and fund own program;

DANI Delights and DANI Cafedairy kosher café and catering service for private and corporate functions * money raised from sales at DANI Catering funds DANI Toronto programs;
DANI event centre private venue accommodating up to 200 people * money raised funds programs
Hours DANI Café Mon to Thu 11am - 2pm * Dinner n' Chillin' Wed evening * Music program Tue evening
Areas Served Markham ; Richmond Hill ; Vaughan
Eligibility music program 14 and older * check website for other program information
Application contact for information
Languages English
Fees Service - contact for information
Located In Community Thornhill West
Address & Map
501 Clark Ave W
Thornhill, On L4J 4E5
Intersection Bathurst St and Clark Ave
Mailing Address 141 York Hill Blvd 
Thornhill, On L4J 2P5
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs


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