social enterprise opportunities for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome and other developmental disabilities.


French Language Services – Les services en français

March 2017 Update Common Ground Co-operative is working toward being able to provide services in French. Please continue to check back here for updates or contact us directly to find out more. If you are looking for services in French, please contact Developmental Services Ontario (DSO), Toronto Region. 1-855-DS-ADULT Mise à jour de Mars 2017 Common Ground...

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WAYS TO GIVE AND SHOW YOUR SUPPORT Opportunities to support Common Ground Co-operative Cash donations Financial contributions may be made one-time or as frequently as you choose. You can pre-authorize your monthly giving or donate as many times as you like through Canada Helps, donate through our website using PayPal or send a cheque to us directly.  It’s up...

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Value to the Community/2016-19 Strategic Plan

Our partners with disabilities, their families and the wider community all benefit directly from our supported employment initiatives. Partners gain confidence, skills, valuable workplace interaction, and the ability to live independently. Their engagement in meaningful commercial activity positively impacts the local economy. It also provides an opportunity to...

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Our Board of Directors

Take a look at our Join our Board of Directors – Information booklet or download our Board Application and email it to us directly. Common Ground Co-op Board of Directors 2017-2018 David Halperin Board Chair Andrea Spencer Vice Chair Omar Hanif Treasurer John W.Visser Director Karen Curtis Director Joanna Drassinower Partner Representative, Joint Advisory...

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What is a Job Coach?

People with developmental disabilities, like everyone else, can increase their capacity for learning and improve productivity when they are given extended time and increased support to learn each skill in a hands-on environment. That’s why the enterprises have Job Coaches. Each one of the Job Coaches creates an effective learning environment by working...

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Our Organization

As a Social Care Co-operative we, have over 120 members who contribute toward our initiative. Our members elect directors with expertise in areas of finance, law, business, non-profit management education and strategic planning. All members of the co-operative are encouraged to participate. This mix of business and community representation provides a wealth of...

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