John Hatch, Prince Edward County OPP
Staff Sergeant John Hatch of the Prince Edward County OPP shares that the detachment has a long history of partnering with Community Living Prince Edward.
In fact, since 2016, Luke Flynn has worked with the local OPP. John notes “Luke is an essential member of the OPP Prince Edward team. In fact, he runs his own car washing business in the OPP garage.”
“Luke is a great asset for the OPP PEC and a fantastic example of how Community Living Prince Edward inspires possibilities for people living with intellectual disabilities. ... Read More
Sabrina Hudson, The HUB Child & Family Centre
Sabrina Hudson with The HUB Child & Family Centre advises that building relationships and helping families by delivering many programs for children and families is a shared focus with the Community Living Prince Edward team.
Sabrina notes, “The HUB is focused on growing healthy families in Prince Edward County. With two licensed childcare centers – one at Massassaga-Rednersville School and another at 10 McFarland Court in Picton – the organization has served the County since 1989. ... Read More
Joyce Wade & Mike Flynn, Volunteers
Joyce Wade and Mike Flynn retired to Prince Edward County in 2012. Soon after their move – and as a direct result of their long-standing connection with Community Living Peterborough – they reached out to Community Living Prince Edward to seek some support for their son Luke.
After finding Luke an apartment in Picton, Joyce and Mike knew that Community Living’s Supported Independent Living resources would be an ideal fit for their son. Joyce explains, “Having access to additional support has made all the difference. While Luke doesn’t need a lot of support, he greatly benefits from living independently with some assistance.” ... Read More
Sydney Kerr, Career Edge - Youth Habilitation Quinte
Sydney Kerr of Career Edge Picton confirms that partnering with Community Living Prince Edward is making a world of difference in many people’s lives.
The two organizations have worked together for more than a decade. Base 31, Giant Tiger, Tim Horton’s, and Home Hardware are just a few local employers that have hired staff because of this collaborative partnership. ... Read More
Angie Friel, Prince Edward Collegiate Institute
Vice Principal Angie Friel with Prince Edward Collegiate Institute (PECI) advises that PECI has a long-standing partnership with Community Living Prince Edward.
The central team at the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board works with Community Living Prince Edward to support some PECI students through a referral process.
“The transition from high school into the real world is an important example of our partnership with Community Living Prince Edward. We’re fortunate to be able to work with Jason Sweet and Ashley Card quite frequently here at PECI.” ... Read More