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Leading innovation on inclusion for 60 years

Community Living Huntsville is rooted in innovation.

Sixty years ago, area advocates imagined a North Muskoka where children and adults with disabilities could live as respected and valued members of the community, not apart from it. And then, they took ground-breaking action by creating what would become Community Living Huntsville.

Action to open doors in an increasingly inclusive community has continued and advanced since. We have stood alongside people and families as they raised their voices for self-determination and disability rights. We have supported our community to build connections and discover opportunities. We have sparked meaningful change that fosters inclusiveness and empowers people to live, work, and play in unique and purposeful ways.

Today, that work continues. Our not-for-profit organization strives toward innovative action for the more than 300 people and families we support. We recruit champions of choice and inclusion to our team. We partner on creative initiatives to raise awareness and funds. We launch events that bring people with and without disabilities together to build understanding and community. We work toward solutions on crucial issues, such as equitable access to housing. The list goes on.

Join us. We are delighted to announce that our annual Autumn Brunch fundraiser will return on Sunday, October 2, 2022. Further details are below. We hope to see you there, as we continue inspiring conversations worth having in our 60th anniversary year.


Suzanne Willett

Executive Director

Community Living Huntsville

Spotlight: Our Team

Make it yours – a meaningful career with Community Living Huntsville

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Are you looking for a meaningful career? Become a Direct Support Professional with Community Living Huntsville.

Our team members Heidi and Amber share why they are passionate champions of choice and inclusion for people with developmental disabilities in North Muskoka - and why they choose to make a difference with Community Living Huntsville.

You can read their story on our website and learn more about career opportunities available now.

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Did you know?

Last chance for Lost in the Woods

Sandhill Nursery hosts Lost in the Woods, an open-air art tour in support of Community Living Huntsville, until September 5. It is raising funds for our Transitional Housing Initiative.

There is also still time to place your online bids for Wesley, an original artwork created by artist-in-residence Kristyn Watterworth of Kryart Studio and community members supported by Community Living Huntsville. Bidding closes September 5 at 8:00 PM.

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Fundraising Highlights

Mark Your Calendars: Autumn Brunch returns in October

Save the date! Community Living Huntsville’s Autumn Brunch returns to Grandview Golf Club on Sunday, October 2, 2022. Join us for a delicious brunch, silent auction, and inspiring conversations worth having. You won’t want to miss it. Visit our website for details and tickets.

Autumn Brunch 2022

Registration full for Golf Fore Inclusion!

Our first Golf Fore Inclusion all-abilities, 9-hole golf tournament has sold out! Thank you to everyone who signed up. We are so excited to see you at Deerhurst Lakeside Golf Course on September 14, 2022. 

And please join us in thanking our 2022 event partners, Shoppers Drug Mart Huntsville, Enbridge Fueling Futures, and Near North Business Machines. If you or your business is interested in becoming an event partner, please contact Jennifer Jerrett at or 705-380-4153.

Golf Fore Inclusion
Upcoming Community Living Huntsville Events

September 14 - Golf Fore Inclusion

October 2 – Autumn Brunch

November 17 – Huntsville’s Got Talent

Community Living Huntsville is also excited to celebrate our Diamond Jubilee 60th anniversary in 2022. Find more information as it becomes available at

Ways to Give
Community Living Huntsville must raise more than $150,000 annually through private donations, special fundraising events, and grants to sustain our programs.

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