Your Opinion Counts!

An independent research team at Queen’s University has been asked to evaluate work and career experiences in Ontario’s Developmental Services. All employees are invited to participate in the survey. Participation is strictly voluntary. The survey will ... Read More

Situation Table Partnership

Thunder Bay Situation Table launched to help vulnerable individuals OPTIONS northwest and partners have come together to announce the launch of the Thunder Bay Situation Table, a community-driven initiative to help vulnerable individuals in the community. The Situation ... Read More

Dear Everybody

Dear Everybody, We live with our disabilities every day. You might think that’s the biggest problem but it isn’t. The biggest problem is the world that’s full of stigma around living with a disability. People are afraid to offend so they avoid asking questions ... Read More


What is ReportON? ReportON is a 24/7 phone line and email address to report actual or suspected abuse or neglect of adults with a developmental disability. This new initiative is a result of the July 2015 Coroner's inquest that heard that staff from various agencies and authorities ... Read More

Basic Income Consultation

On behalf of MCSS, we are extending the Minister’s invitation to participate in the Basic Income Pilot Consultation. The Minister of Community and Social Services, Dr. Helena Jaczek, and the Minister Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy, the Honourable Chris Ballard, ... Read More