Jake's House

Record #: MHH0810
Last Full Update: 14 Mar 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-247-5253 (416-247-JAKE)
E-Mail charityliaison@jakeshouse.ca
Website www.jakeshouse.ca
Alternate Contact Mary Anne Terry, Director of Communication and Strategic Partnerships; Email: community@jakeshouse.ca

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2004
Primary Executive Jennifer Joseph, CEO; Phone: 647-989-4031; Email: jennifer@jakeshouse.ca
Alternate Executive Sharon Flashford, Vice-Chair and Chief Operating Officer
Funding Donations * MCSS * Public Health Agency of Canada

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Services for people on the autism spectrum disorder and their families * some events and programs are offered virtually * check website for details

  • Community events: hosts fun, interactive events, designed to bring the autism community together and empower guests to socialize in safe and entertaining environments. Our signature event, the annual Holiday Party, has been welcoming and spreading joy amongst hundreds of families for 15 years
  • Legends Mentoring program: hosts themed group workshops, such as art, athletic and tech workshops, providing youth on the spectrum with opportunities to learn skills, socialize and make friends, all under the guidance of caring mentors
  • Employment mentoring: supports the integration of young adults with autism into the workforce through paid placements and mentorship, and connects employers with qualified candidates
  • Inclusive Housing Program: currently in development in collaboration with community partners from multiple sectors, these long-term care solutions are designed to address the growing housing gap in the autism community, giving more aging adults on the spectrum a place to call home
  • volunteer mentor opportunities available

Varies per program and events * Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm

Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Individuals and families affected by autism

Call * no referral required at this time

Languages English ; French
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location Mississauga (Airport Corporate)
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
5750 Explorer Dr, Suite 102
Mississauga, ON L4W 0A9
Intersection Explorer Dr and Matheson Blvd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Employment / Training ; Housing / Shelter
HCSD Sub Heading Disabilities Employment Program Resources ; Disabilities Employment Programs ; Supportive Housing
Service Categories Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Life Skills Education ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Peer Role Model Programs ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Prevocational Training ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Supportive Housing for People with Disabilities ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Vocational Rehabilitation ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Volunteer Opportunities


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