Community Living Canada – our parent organization at a federal level
Community Living Manitoba – our parent organization at a provincial level
Inclusion Winnipeg – our sister organization in Winnipeg
Autism Society of Manitoba
ADAPT Manitoba – Association for Developmental Autism Programs and Therapies
Manitoba Down Syndrome Society
Continuity Care – supporting families in Manitoba to plan for an enriched quality of life for their family member with an intellectual disability. Workshops, resources, support groups, and more. Winnipeg-based.
People First of Canada – the national voice for people who have been labeled with an intellectual disability and want to advocate for their rights – human rights, citizenship rights, accommodation rights, and language rights.
In the Company of Friends – a funding model offered by the Manitoba Department of Families to Manitobans with intellectual disabilities. People who choose this option want to self-direct and manage their own lives each day with help from friends and family, instead of receiving residential and/or day services from an agency.
Innovative LIFE Options Inc. – their mission is to provide each participant of In the Company of Friends and his/her support network with high quality resources, information, and guidance that will assist each participant in creating the life that he/she desires within the framework of valued and meaningful relationships.
Manitoba Disability Issues Office – established to support the Province of Manitoba in promoting the participation of persons with disabilities as full citizens in all aspects of society within the framework of public policy and programs of the provincial government.
Access Now – uses crowdsourcing to pin-point the accessibility status of locations on an interactive map. International. There’s also an app.
Information For Manitobans With Disabilities (from the Manitoba Department of Families) – fact sheets with information on the services available
Ready, Willing & Able – Increasing workforce participation by creating an inclusive and effective labour market
ConnectABILITY – Resources for people with a developmental disability and their support networks (from Community Living Toronto). The focus is on Ontario but there are useful publications like the STEPS to Independence guidebook.
Rick Hansen Foundation – develops programs and initiatives that raise awareness, change attitudes, and remove barriers for people with disabilities in the built environment.