Presentation on theme: "Connect 2 Healthy Living. A Brief Introduction... Statistics state over 15% (Canadian Council on Social Development, 2006) of disabled individuals are."— Presentation transcript:
A Brief Introduction... Statistics state over 15% (Canadian Council on Social Development, 2006) of disabled individuals are failing to get the attention they need. There is a great need for a program that assists individuals who are coping with disability in the Peel Region. The need for our program is supported by the region of Peels Accessibility Plan (2010) which notes that approximately 171,030 people living in Peel have a disability. 14.8% of the total Peel population have either a visible or non-visable disability. CLC bridges the gap for those in need of immediate assistance.
Connect 2 Healthy Living Promotes A Healthy Lifestyle For Disabled Adults By... Encouraging healthy eating using Canadas Food Guide Cooking classes and accommodated recipes Mental health promotion Healthy relationships and self-esteem building Providing opportunities for physical activity and exercise program
Partnerships and Support Currently CLC operates on a fee for service basis We welcome support of all forms We believe it is important to build partnerships We currently have partnerships with