Contact Information
Office Phone 905-844-0146
Fax 905-339-1541 (General Fax)
905-844-1832 (Confidential fax)
E-Mail info@oakcl.org
Website www.oakcl.org
Primary Contact Janet Lorimer, Executive Director; Phone: 905-844-0146 ext 266; Email: janet.lorimer@oakcl.org
Alternate Contact Irene Cvetkovski-Dukic, Director of Services and Business Development; Phone: 905-844-0146 ext 270; Email: icdukic@oakcl.org
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1954
Funding Donations * Ontario Trillium Foundation * Oakville Community Foundation * United Way
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Major services:   

Adult day programs:
  • innovations (offer a variety of activities, creating exciting opportunities for people to develop their skills while building relationships with others * offered Mon-Fri 8am-4pm)
  • after school respite (provides a safe and caring environment for children and young adults between the ages of 5 to 21 * activities include games, snoezelen room, community events, parks, music, sports, arts and crafts and life skills)

Speers Place Industries:
  • assists those 21 years or older who have a developmental disability to develop work skills that may lead to competitive employment
  • work experience gained both in sheltered environment and selected community locations
  • may include a variety of light industrial jobs
  • contract work done on a regular basis for companies such as Ford, Sanford, etc.

Residential Services 
  • variety of residential supports for people based on their individual needs

Supported Employment:
  • helps individuals to find/maintain employment in the community
  • job coaches work with the person and employer to achieve successful employment in the Oakville area
  • job coaches also provide support for a volunteer/work experience, work training and/or situational assessment

Transition Planner - Passages:
  • support to individuals with an intellectual disability who are still in school
  • provides more options for future planning through a closer liaison with the school boards in Halton region

After school program:
  • program for students 5-21 years who have autism or PDD in a safe and caring environment 
  • activities include games, community events, parks, engaging through music, sports, arts and crafts, and life skills
  • Mon- Fri 3pm-8pm
  • this is a purchase of service program

Donate your car:
  • working in conjunction with CharityCar and Green Vehicle Disposal to dispose of unwanted vehicles in an environmentally safe way
  • the recycled funds will assist CLO in accomplishing their goals and initiatives in educating the community to embrace individuals with developmental disabilities so that they can enjoy their right to lead active and productive lives


Services and Programs:
  • Community Day Services and Employment Services
  • Residential Services
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Areas Served Oakville
Boundaries Oakville and area
Eligibility People with a developmental disability
Application To apply contact Developmental Services Ontario Central West Region
Languages English
Fees Service
Site Information
Site Location Oakville (Queen Elizabeth)
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
301 Wyecroft Rd
Oakville, ON L6K 2H2
Intersection Wyecroft Rd and Dorval Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Disability Related Centre Based Employment ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Extended Child Care ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Multisensory Environments ; Prevocational Training ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Supported Employment ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Transition Services for Students with Disabilities ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Vehicle Donation Programs ; Volunteer Opportunities ; Work Experience ~ Developmental Disabilities

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