Jake’s House News & Community Events

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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.

Holiday Party- London 2022

On November 27th, the Jake’s House family gathered at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn to celebrate a special day filled with joy, holiday cheer, and many smiles from families.

Holiday Party- Toronto 2022

On November 19th, the Jake’s House family gathered at the Toronto Congress Centre to celebrate a day full of holiday festivities.

Our Time to Shine Campaign Launch

On September 29th, Jake's House kicked off its Our Time to Shine Campaign with the community and esteemed guest speakers Minister Monte McNaughton, Jake's House CEO Jennifer Joseph, U Sports COO Lisa Beatty, JHCR Residents Paul and Ruth, and Ron Adea.

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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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