Inclusive Services

Inclusive Services

Inclusive Services
Adaptive Equipment

Our Leaders/Staff
Who's Who in the Inclusion Community
  

Inclusive Services

The City of St. John's, Recreation Division encourages and welcomes persons with a disability and/or individuals who require support to participate in our recreation and leisure programs.

For more information about the programs and services we offer for Children,Youth, Adults and Community Groups/Organizations, please click on the links above or contact the Inclusive Services Team by emailing inclusion@stjohns.ca or by calling 709 576-4450 or 709 576-6972.
 

Inclusion News:

Key Dates Athlete Highlights
Annual St. John's Downtown Christmas Parade
November 26, 2017
Liam Hickey
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
December 3, 2017
See below for lists of celebrations in St. John's
Robyn Andrews
   
 
Katarina Roxon

International Day of Persons with Disabiilties
2017 Theme
"Transformation towards sustainable and resilent society for all"

Each year, United Nations marks December 3rd as The International Day of Persons with Disabilities with a mission to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. The City of St. John's Accessibility & Inclusion Advisory Committee in partnership with COD-NL and Empower, The Disability Resource Centre present to you the following list of celebrations happening in St. John's and welcome you to join in the celebration. 

Click here for list of celebrations

 
Making the Journey Photovoice

A photovoice study about transportation and quality of life for persons with disabilities. The artists for this study worked closely with members from Memorial University and Empower to create visual stories about their experiences of transporation, and the supports and barriers to accessibility experienced by persons with disabilities. The full exhibit can be found on The Journeys Instagram and Twitter accounts.
  
  

Adaptive Equipment

An assistive hearing system is available within the Recreation Division.  TTY/TDD service is available by calling Access St. John's at 311 or 709-754-CITY (2489).
 

Our Leaders/Staff

Our staff are qualified, dedicated leaders who focus on providing safe and supportive atmospheres which promotes the importance of inclusion, physical activity and healthy lifestyles.

All our staff are carefully screened and require an up to date RNC certificate of conduct, vulnerable sector check, standard first aid, CPR and High Five Certification. Staff also receive comprehensive training in areas relating to safety, child development, program planning, guiding behavior, disability awareness and inclusion. We also have a Special Education Teacher and Social Worker on staff.

 

Who's Who in the Inclusion Community

INCLUSION COMMUNITY AGENCIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
Autism Society of NL 722-2803 autism.nf.net
Association for New Canadians (ANC) 722-9680 ancnl.ca/
Canadian Hard of Hearing Assoc. NL 753-3224 chha-nl.ca
CNIB 754-1180 cmhanl.ca
Canadian Mental Health Assoc. NL (CMHANL) 753-8550 cmhanl.ca/
Cerebral Palsy Association NL 753-9922 cerebralpalsynl.com/
CHANNAL 753-2560 channal.ca
Child Protection Services 752-4238 after hours: 752-4619
Choices for Youth 754-0446 choicesforyouth.ca/
Coalition of Persons with a Disability 722-7011 codnl.ca
Community Connections 777-3689  
Easter Seals NL 754-1399 eastersealsnl.ca
Emmanuel House 754-2072  
Epilepsy NL 722-0502 epilepsynl.com
Empower: The Disability Resource Centre 722-4031 empowernl.ca
Inclusion NL 1-844-517-1276 inclusionnl.ca
Iris Kirby House 753-1492 iriskirbyhouse.ca/
Learning Disabilities Association 753-1445 Idanl.ca
Longside Club 722-4338  
Mental Health Crisis Line 737-4668  
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada 1-800-268-7582 mssociety.ca
Muscular Dystrophy 1-800-884-6322 muscle.ca
NL Association for Community Living 722-0790 nlacl.ca
NL Association for the Deaf 726-6672 nlad.org
NL Brain Injury Association 579-3070 nlbia.ca
NL Down Syndrome Society 738-3336 or 888-738-3336 http://nldss.com/
Office of the Child/Youth Advocate 753-3888 childandyouthadvocate.nf.ca
Seniors Resource Centre 737-2333 seniorsresource.ca/
Special Olympics 738-1923 sonl.ca
Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) NL 753-5901 sci-nl.ca
St. John's Native Friendship Centre 726-5902 sjnfc.com/
St. John's Pride   stjohnspride.ca/
St. John's Women's Centre 753-0220 sjwomenscentre.ca
Stella Burry Community Services 738-8390 stellascircle.ca/
Tourette Syndrome Foundation 1-800-361-3120 tourette.ca
Thrive 754-0536 thrivecyn.ca/
Vera Perlin Society 739-6017 veraperlinsociety.ca

Your Feedback is Important
Please contact us if you have ideas or suggestions for inclusive programs and services. Call 709-576-4450 or 709-576-6972 or email inclusion@stjohns.ca.