Jake’s House News & Community Events
Stay up-to-date on what is happening at Jake’s House and in your community.
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!
On June 10th, 2023, Jake's House hosted a special culinary event led by Natalie in our Jake’s Hangout Workshop.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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 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.