Community Participation Program

The Community Participation Program provides individuals with special needs with the opportunity to explore possibilities and sets them on a course to develop to their full potential. Program participants learn and develop employment-related skills and gain on-the-job work experience within the context of an inclusive, barrier free environment. As a client-centred program, the Community Participation Program is designed for individuals who enjoy the outdoors, tactile experiences, animal handling opportunities, and assisting in the day-to-day operations of a working farm. Weekly visits to the Farm help participants develop an awareness and appreciation of nature through observing animal interactions, the cycle of life, and seasonal changes.

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Targeted Outcomes

Social Skills
Fine Motor Skills
Safety Awareness
Increase Confidence and Self-Esteem
Sense of Belonging
Life Skills
Physical Activity


Community Participation Program is organized into four seasonal sessions. Each session costs $130 per participant.


Animal Care (grooming, feeding)
Custodial Duties
Egg Collection
Property Maintenance
Vegetable Harvesting
Wool Processing


Adults and youth 14 years of age or older with a disability.

Participants must provide their own transportation and be accompanied by a support worker.

To Apply

Contact Eleanor Meredith at 905-655-5827 x 229 or email

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