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2019 Member List

There are two classes of membership in OAILSP: General Members and Associate Members.

General Membership is open to the most senior managers of agencies and organizations that provide community based support services to persons with disabilities in Ontario, and who report directly to the Board of Directors of their respective not-for-profit agency. General Members are eligible to vote.

Associate Membership is open to individuals other than senior managers who are involved in the management of organizations that support the objects of OAILSP as listed on the Home Page. Associate Members do not have voting privileges.

2019 General Members


Michael Mathieson

Executive Director

Access Independent Living Services

50 Ashwarren Road

Toronto M3J 1Z5

telephone: 416-780-1650 ext. 223

fax: 416-780-0961

Lynn Calder

Executive Director

Assisted Living Southwestern Ontario

3141 Sandwich Street

Windsor     N9C 1A7

telephone: 519-969-8188 ext. 223

fax: 519-969-0390

Lori Holloway

Chief Executive Officer

Bellwoods Centre for Community Living Inc.

3 Concord Gate, Suite 200

Toronto M3C 3N7

Telephone: 416-696-9663 ext. 207

Fax: 416-696-9481


Cindy Kinnon

Executive Director

Catholic Family Services of Hamilton

688 Queensdale Ave. East, Unit 2B

Hamilton     L8V 1M1

Telephone: 905-527-3823 ext. 226

Fax: 905-546-5779


Terry Richmond

Executive Director

Cheshire Homes (Hastings-Prince Edward) Inc.

41 Pinnacle Street South


K8N 3A1

telephone: 613-966-2941

fax: 613-966-2461

Judith Fisher

Executive Director

Cheshire Homes of London Inc.

1111 Elias Street, Unit 2

London N5W 5L1

telephone: 519-439-4246 ext. 226

fax: 519-439-4815



Lucy Sheehan

Executive Director

Community Services, AbleLiving Services and Capability Support Services

265 Sanatorium Road, Suite 205

Hamilton L9C 7N4

telephone: 289-309-4465

fax: 905-692-4465



Janet Redman

Executive Director

Guelph Independent Living

255 Woodlaw Road West, Unit 207

Guelph N1H 8J1

telephone: 519-836-1812

fax: 519-836-7918

Philip Mills

Executive Director

Independent Living Centre of Waterloo Region

127 Victoria Street South, Suite 201

Kitchener     N2G 2B4

telephone: 519-571-6788 ext 7473

fax: 519-571-6388



Hugh Stewart

Executive Director

Independent Living Halton - Joyce Scott Non-Profit Homes

296 Ontario Street North

Milton L9T 2T9

telephone: 905-878-6722

fax: 905-878-6449

Marie Leon

Chief Executive Officer

ICAN - Independence Centre and Network

765 Brennan Road

Sudbury P3C 1C4

telephone: 705-673-0655

fax: 705-673-6682

Cheryl Wilson

Executive Director

Independent Living Services of Simcoe County & Area

44 Cedar Pointe Drive, Unit 1102

Barrie L4N 5R7

telephone: 705-737-3263 ext. 224

fax: 705-737-1874


Catherine Samuelson

Executive Director

North Yorkers for Disabled Persons

2880 Bayview Avenue

North York     M2N 5K3

telephone: 416-222-4448

Carole Beauvais

Chief Executive Officer

Nucleus Independent Living

2030 Bristol Circle, Suite 110

Oakville      L6H 0H2

telephone: 905-829-4499 ext. 130

fax: 905-829-0555

Laura Visser

Executive Director

PACE Independent Living

970 Lawrence Ave. West, Suite 210

Toronto M6A 3B6

telephone: 416-789-7806 ext. 223

fax: 416-789-7807

Sherry Kerr

Executive Director

Participation House - Brantford

10 Bell Lane

P.O. Box 2048

Brantford     N3T 5W5

telephone: 519-756-1430 ext. 223

fax: 519-756-0795

Shelley Brillinger

Executive Director

Participation House, Markham

379 Church Street, Suite 402

Markham L6B 0T1

telephone: 905-294-1008

fax: 905-294-4471


Brian Dunne

President & CEO

Participation House Support Services

London and Area

620 Colborne Street, Suite 101

London N6B 3R9

telephone: 519-660-6635 ext. 227

fax: 519-660-1654


Mike Van der Vlist

Executive Director

Physically Handicapped Adults’ Rehabilitation Association P.H.A.R.A.

280 Oakwood Avenue

North Bay P1B 9G2

telephone: 705-476-0733

fax: 705-476-9287



Vera Harris

Senior Manager, Attendant Services

Spinal Cord Injury Ontario

306 - 1120 Finch Avenue West

Toronto M3J 3H7

telephone: 416-241-1433 ext. 234

fax: 416-241-2466



Toby Harris

Chief Executive Officer

Traverse Independence

1382 Weber Street East, Unit 1

Kitchener   N2A 1C4

telephone: 519-741-5845 ext. 2103

fax: 519-741-8731



Simone Atungo

Cheif Executive Officer

Vibrant Healthcare Alliance

2398 Yonge St., 

Toronto M4P 2H4

telephone: 416-486-8666

fax: 416-486-8660



Vaelrie Bishop de Young

Executive Director

VHA Home and Healthcare

250 City Centre Avenue, Suite 700

Ottawa   K1R 6K7

telephone: 613-238-8420

fax: 613-238-1306


2019 Associate Members


Carol McGill

Associate Director, Independent Living Services

March of Dimes Canada

13311 Yonge Street

Unit 202

Richmond Hill

L4E 3L6telephone: 905-251-7527

fax: 416-425-1920



Deborah Simon

Chief Executive Officer

Ontario Community Support Association

970 Lawrence Ave. West, Suite 104

Toronto M6A 3B6

telephone: 416-256-3010 ext. 231




JoAnn Shotton

Director, Attendant Care Outreach Program

Providence Care

c/o Providence Manor Site

275 Sydenham Street

Kingston K7K 1G7

telephone: 613-548-7222 ext. 3130

fax: 613-549-1925

Sheila Casemore

Director, Client Services

Spinal Cord Injury Ontario

306 - 1120 Finch Avenue West

Toronto M3J 3H7

telephone: 416-241-1433 

fax: 416-241-2466


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