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Events in February 2023

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January 30, 2023(3 events)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


January 30, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom

11:00 am: Clay Workshop-Morning session


January 30, 2023

This workshop will help you explore variety of hand-building techniques and create your own masterpieces. The sessions will include variations on surface decorating and glazing techniques. In addition, this will give you a chance to either learn as a beginner or build on previous experience in forming pieces with pinch pots, coils, and slabs. At the end, you will get to make functional objects such as bowls as well as sculptural pieces like wind chimes and more.

BALANCE Office
2340 Dundas Street West
G-06
Toronto, Ontario M6P 4A9
Canada
(416) 236-1796 ext.0

2:00 pm: Clay Workshop


January 30, 2023

This workshop will help you explore variety of hand-building techniques and create your own masterpieces. The sessions will include variations on surface decorating and glazing techniques. In addition, this will give you a chance to either learn as a beginner or build on previous experience in forming pieces with pinch pots, coils, and slabs. At the end, you will get to make functional objects such as bowls as well as sculptural pieces like wind chimes and more.

BALANCE Office
2340 Dundas Street West
G-06
Toronto, Ontario M6P4A9
Canada
4162361796 ext.0
January 31, 2023(2 events)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


January 31, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom

1:30 pm: Sharing Space Support Group-winter Session


January 31, 2023

This group is a year-round, professionally facilitated group counselling for adults who are blind or living with vision loss. Registration opens 3 times/year only. Together, the group addresses life changes and challenges specifically for blind people, in a safe and supportive group experience. Our group is facilitated by Lisa Derencinovic, MSW, with lived experience of blindness, and it is currently being offered virtually through Zoom.

zoom
February 1, 2023(2 events)

9:30 am: Strength and Stability Class


February 1, 2023

The class will safely focus on the muscle groups that encourage mobility and support daily living to help promote physical independence. For strengthening, the instructor will monitor the participants and will slowly increase resistance and repetitions as they make progress. Balance, flexibility and endurance will be incorporated into many of the exercises inherently.

Four Villages Community Health Centre Bloor West
1700 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6P 4C3
Canada

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 1, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom
February 2, 2023(1 event)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 2, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom
February 3, 2023(1 event)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 3, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom
February 4, 2023
February 5, 2023
February 6, 2023(3 events)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 6, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom

11:00 am: Clay Workshop-Morning session


February 6, 2023

This workshop will help you explore variety of hand-building techniques and create your own masterpieces. The sessions will include variations on surface decorating and glazing techniques. In addition, this will give you a chance to either learn as a beginner or build on previous experience in forming pieces with pinch pots, coils, and slabs. At the end, you will get to make functional objects such as bowls as well as sculptural pieces like wind chimes and more.

BALANCE Office
2340 Dundas Street West
G-06
Toronto, Ontario M6P 4A9
Canada
(416) 236-1796 ext.0

2:00 pm: Clay Workshop


February 6, 2023

This workshop will help you explore variety of hand-building techniques and create your own masterpieces. The sessions will include variations on surface decorating and glazing techniques. In addition, this will give you a chance to either learn as a beginner or build on previous experience in forming pieces with pinch pots, coils, and slabs. At the end, you will get to make functional objects such as bowls as well as sculptural pieces like wind chimes and more.

BALANCE Office
2340 Dundas Street West
G-06
Toronto, Ontario M6P4A9
Canada
4162361796 ext.0
February 7, 2023(2 events)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 7, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom

1:30 pm: Sharing Space Support Group-winter Session


February 7, 2023

This group is a year-round, professionally facilitated group counselling for adults who are blind or living with vision loss. Registration opens 3 times/year only. Together, the group addresses life changes and challenges specifically for blind people, in a safe and supportive group experience. Our group is facilitated by Lisa Derencinovic, MSW, with lived experience of blindness, and it is currently being offered virtually through Zoom.

zoom
February 8, 2023(2 events)

9:30 am: Strength and Stability Class


February 8, 2023

The class will safely focus on the muscle groups that encourage mobility and support daily living to help promote physical independence. For strengthening, the instructor will monitor the participants and will slowly increase resistance and repetitions as they make progress. Balance, flexibility and endurance will be incorporated into many of the exercises inherently.

Four Villages Community Health Centre Bloor West
1700 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6P 4C3
Canada

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 8, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom
February 9, 2023(1 event)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 9, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom
February 10, 2023(1 event)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 10, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom
February 11, 2023
February 12, 2023
February 13, 2023(1 event)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 13, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom
February 14, 2023(2 events)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 14, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom

1:30 pm: Sharing Space Support Group-winter Session


February 14, 2023

This group is a year-round, professionally facilitated group counselling for adults who are blind or living with vision loss. Registration opens 3 times/year only. Together, the group addresses life changes and challenges specifically for blind people, in a safe and supportive group experience. Our group is facilitated by Lisa Derencinovic, MSW, with lived experience of blindness, and it is currently being offered virtually through Zoom.

zoom
February 15, 2023(2 events)

9:30 am: Strength and Stability Class


February 15, 2023

The class will safely focus on the muscle groups that encourage mobility and support daily living to help promote physical independence. For strengthening, the instructor will monitor the participants and will slowly increase resistance and repetitions as they make progress. Balance, flexibility and endurance will be incorporated into many of the exercises inherently.

Four Villages Community Health Centre Bloor West
1700 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6P 4C3
Canada

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 15, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom
February 16, 2023(1 event)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 16, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom
February 17, 2023(1 event)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 17, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom
February 18, 2023
February 19, 2023
February 20, 2023(1 event)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 20, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom
February 21, 2023(2 events)

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 21, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom

1:30 pm: Sharing Space Support Group-winter Session


February 21, 2023

This group is a year-round, professionally facilitated group counselling for adults who are blind or living with vision loss. Registration opens 3 times/year only. Together, the group addresses life changes and challenges specifically for blind people, in a safe and supportive group experience. Our group is facilitated by Lisa Derencinovic, MSW, with lived experience of blindness, and it is currently being offered virtually through Zoom.

zoom
February 22, 2023(2 events)

9:30 am: Strength and Stability Class


February 22, 2023

The class will safely focus on the muscle groups that encourage mobility and support daily living to help promote physical independence. For strengthening, the instructor will monitor the participants and will slowly increase resistance and repetitions as they make progress. Balance, flexibility and endurance will be incorporated into many of the exercises inherently.

Four Villages Community Health Centre Bloor West
1700 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6P 4C3
Canada

10:00 am: Pre‑employment Workshop


February 22, 2023

BALANCE’s Pre-employment Program, funded by United Way Greater Toronto, still has limited space available for our 5-week virtual skills training workshop in January, and we are now beginning to accept intakes for our April workshop.

This virtual program, which will take place over Zoom, will present topics such as using assistive technology in the workplace, networking, how to self-advocate, how you can overcome common job barriers, and much more! Following completion of the Zoom workshop, BALANCE will also provide you with ongoing support as you navigate Toronto-based employment service providers and employment opportunities, ensuring your unique needs are accommodated.

All adults with a visual disability who are eligible to work in Canada, speak English, and are seeking employment, are able to participate in this program (subject to an intake interview). All skill levels are welcome. [For Employment Service Support portion, participants must be seeking employment in the City of Toronto]

If you are interested, or have questions, please contact Christina Peruzzi, our Program Coordinator, by email at pep@balancefba.org or via telephone at (416) 236-1796 ext. 225.

zoom
February 23, 2023
February 24, 2023
February 25, 2023
February 26, 2023
February 27, 2023
February 28, 2023(1 event)

1:30 pm: Sharing Space Support Group-winter Session


February 28, 2023

This group is a year-round, professionally facilitated group counselling for adults who are blind or living with vision loss. Registration opens 3 times/year only. Together, the group addresses life changes and challenges specifically for blind people, in a safe and supportive group experience. Our group is facilitated by Lisa Derencinovic, MSW, with lived experience of blindness, and it is currently being offered virtually through Zoom.

zoom
March 1, 2023(1 event)

9:30 am: Strength and Stability Class


March 1, 2023

The class will safely focus on the muscle groups that encourage mobility and support daily living to help promote physical independence. For strengthening, the instructor will monitor the participants and will slowly increase resistance and repetitions as they make progress. Balance, flexibility and endurance will be incorporated into many of the exercises inherently.

Four Villages Community Health Centre Bloor West
1700 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6P 4C3
Canada
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