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Doreen & Martina’s Story

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Doreen & Martina’s Story

When Doreen and Martina both suffered brain injuries as adults, the hospital was there to provide the urgent medical care they needed. But once they were recovered physically, there was nowhere for them to go. Individuals who have a brain injury can have a range of symptoms and their support needs can be very different and complex. Many people require […]

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Superhero Summer Camp Opens This Summer For Children With Autism

The St.Amant Foundation presents Superhero Training Academy, opening this August! Superheroes will receive the training they need to tap their superhero potential! At the Training Academy, they will have the chance to create his/her “secret identity”, improve their “super skills” and make new friends! This is no ordinary camp for ordinary kids: this is a camp for HEROES! For children […]

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Ronnie’s Story

Ronnie loves to explore. Noticing his desire for broader daily experiences, the staff who support Ronnie at St.Amant arranged for him to move from River Road Place, where he grew up, to one of our organization’s 55 community homes. His new home is in a suburban neighbourhood where he now lives with two roommates who have welcomed him with open […]

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Paul, Aaron & Mike’s Story

Paul, Aaron and Mike have been friends for many years. At some point, like most young people, they decided that they would move out of their parents’ homes and into a St.Amant community home together. Strong support from St.Amant and grit and perseverance on their part contributed to help launch these young men toward their present independence and the pursuit […]

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Stacey & Julie’s Story

Stacey and Julie are two young women and both of them delight in the independence that living in their own place provides. Each previously lived at River Road Place. About 40 years ago, St.Amant’s first community residence was built and Stacey moved in. Though she has multiple disabilities and can’t walk, she leads a full and busy life despite her […]

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Behind Closed Doors Sale Supports St.Amant Foundation

The St.Amant Foundation is one of the local charities that will receive proceeds from St. Vital Centre’s Behind Closed Doors Sale! The November 16 event is an exclusive after-hours evening showcasing amazing sales throughout the Centre from 7pm – 10:30pm! Tickets for the most exciting shopping event of the year are only $5 and on sale now. They can be […]

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