Resources/External Links

The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf is in partnership with the following agencies.

Deafblind Coalition of Ontario

DBCO is a dynamic group comprised of individuals and organizations who work for the improvement of services for all Ontarians who have the dual disability of deafblindness.

Developmental Services Ontario

DSO helps adults with developmental disabilities connect to services and supports in their communities.

Faith and Culture Inclusion Network

FCIN has members throughout Ontario supporting faith, culture, and accessibility choices for people with developmental disabilities.

Intervenor Services Human Resource Strategy

ISHRS is a multi-year initiative funded by MCSS with the goal of professionalizing Intervenor Services, increasing the number of skilled intervenors, and improving the quality of services for individuals who are deafblind

My Community Hub

My Community Hub is an online registration tool for activities, classes, programs, workshops, day respite and camps offered by various developmental service agencies across the Greater Toronto Area.

Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs

OASIS provides leadership through sharing ideas, information and knowledge, and interacts with government and other organizations on issues affecting its members.

Provincial Network on Developmental Services

PNDS represents over 300 non-profit agencies throughout Ontario, a network of grassroots volunteer organizations that have played a vital role in the building of inclusive communities throughout the province.

Toronto Distress Centre (Suicide Prevention)

Toronto Distress Centre provides crisis response and intervention to the emotionally vulnerable and at risk in our community.

They can be reached via:

TEL: 416-408-HELP (with 151 language interpreter service)
TTY: (416) 408 – 0007
Text: 741 741
Online Help Chat: ONTX