Jake’s House News & Community Events

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Jake the Goose at the CNE!

Planning to visit the CNE this year? Make sure to spot Jake The Goose as part of the Goose on the Loose exhibit, located in front of the Princess Margaret Fountain. Our creation has been beautifully painted by artists from our Jake's House ASD community: Asheron, Abdullah, and Eddie!

Culinary Event At Edithvale Community Centre

On June 10th, 2023, Jake's House hosted a special culinary event led by Natalie in our Jake’s Hangout Workshop.

Special Guest Day- Watercolour Painting & Soccer Workshops

On May 27th, 2023, Jake's House hosted a Special Guest Day that featured back-to-back workshop fun! The day included a Watercolour Painting Workshop followed by a Soccer Workshop held in a welcoming, inclusive environment.

Dreams Take Flight 2023 Recap

On May 2nd, 2023, dreams became reality as the Jake's House team had the incredible honour of accompanying four children on the autism spectrum - Cameron, Aiden, Adam, and Carlos - to the magical Walt Disney World. After being awarded the trip in 2020 and enduring the challenges of the pandemic, this group finally had the opportunity to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Let's dive into the unforgettable moments of their day!

Jake's House Employment Expo in Ottawa and London

Created to equip individuals with autism and/or developmental disabilities with the tools needed to find meaningful employment, the team at Jake’s House had the privilege of rolling out its first two Employment Expos – Ottawa on April 17th and London on April 28th, 2023.

Peel Regional Police and Community Partners Launch Autism Strategy

On May 2nd, 2023 Peel Regional Police, in collaboration with Jake’s House and other autism community partners, announced the launch of a strategy to strengthen how police can best serve the autistic community in Peel.

Dreams Take Flight 2023 Announcement

After a long-awaited pause due to the pandemic, Jake's House is excited to announce its participation in Dreams Take Flight 2023.

World Autism Day 2023 Recap

World Autism Day was a huge success at Jake's House! We had an amazing day filled with many events that brought together our community and celebrated the unique talents and abilities of individuals with autism.

Holiday Party- Ottawa 2022

On December 4th, the Jake’s House family gathered at the Infinity Convention Centre to celebrate a day full of holiday smiles and festivities.

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Jake’s House brings you Legends Mentoring Program through the support of the Government of Ontario. For more on our collaboration, read the 2018 news release or watch the 2019 announcement.

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