Inclusive Services

Inclusive Services

Adaptive Equipment
Our Leaders/Staff
Who's Who in the Inclusion Community

The City of St. John's, Recreation Division encourages and welcomes persons with a disability and/or individuals who require support to participate in our recreation and leisure programs.

For more information about the programs and services we offer for Children,Youth, Adults and Community Groups/Organizations, please click on the links above or contact the Inclusive Services Team by emailing inclusion@stjohns.ca or by calling 709 576-4450 or 709 576-6972.

Adaptive Equipment

An assistive hearing system is available within the Recreation Division.  TTY/TDD service is available by calling Access St. John's at 311 or 709-754-CITY (2489).
 

Our Leaders/Staff

Our staff are qualified, dedicated leaders who focus on providing safe and supportive atmospheres which promotes the importance of inclusion, physical activity and healthy lifestyles.

All our staff are carefully screened and require an up to date RNC certificate of conduct, vulnerable sector check, standard first aid, CPR and High Five Certification. Staff also receive comprehensive training in areas relating to safety, child development, program planning, guiding behavior, disability awareness and inclusion. We also have a Special Education Teacher and Social Worker on staff.

 

Who's Who in the Inclusion Community

INCLUSION COMMUNITY AGENCIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
Autism Society of NL 722-2803 autism.nf.net
Canadian Hard of Hearing Assoc. NL 753-3224 chha-nl.ca
CNIB 754-1180 cmhanl.ca
Canadian Mental Health (NL) 753-8550 chanl.ca
Cerebral Palsy Association NL 753-9922 cerebralpalsynl.com/
CHANNAL 753-2560 channal.ca
Child Protection Services 752-4612 after hours: 752-4775
Coalition of Persons with a Disability 722-7011 codnl.ca
Community Connections 777-3689  
Easter Seals NL 754-1399 eastersealsnl.ca
Emmanuel House 754-2072  
Epilepsy NL 722-0502 epilepsynl.com
Empower: The Disability Resource Centre 722-4031 empowernl.ca
Inclusion NL 1-844-517-1376 inclusionnl.ca
Iris Kirby House 753-1492 iriskirbyhouse.nf.net
Learning Disabilities Association 753-1445 Idanl.ca
Longside Club 722-4338  
Mental Health Crisis Line 737-4668  
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada 1-800-268-7582 mssociety.ca
Muscular Dystrophy 1-800-884-6322 muscle.ca
NL Association for Community Living 722-0790 nlacl.ca
NL Association for the Deaf 726-6672 nlad.org
NL Brain Injury Association 579-3070 nlbia.ca
Office of the Child/Youth Advocate 753-3888 childandyouthadvocate.nf.ca
Special Olympics 738-1923 sonl.ca
Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) NL 753-5901 sci-nl.ca
Stella Burry Community Services 738-8390 stellaburry.ca
Tourette Syndrome Foundation 1-800-361-3120 ext. 58 tourette.ca
Vera Perlin Society 739-6017 veraperlinsociety.ca

Your Feedback is Important
Please contact us if you have ideas or suggestions for inclusive programs and services. Call 709-576-4450 or 709-576-6972 or email inclusion@stjohns.ca.