Today (May 19) is Personal Support Worker Day!

This day has been declared as it is an opportunity to recognize the valuable work of Personal Support Workers (PSWs) in Ontario.   At PACE, approximately 80% of our employees have a PSW qualification. 

“We thank all of our front-line staff who hold the PSW qualification in their respective roles for the essential work that they do every day!” said Joanne Wilson, Executive Director.  “It is your efforts, along with those of the other staff, that enable PACE to be recognized as a leader in supporting people with disabilities to live independently through the delivery of high quality innovative services.”

New PACE supportive housing - opening soon

New PACE accessible supportive housing will be opening in May 2016 in what was the Pan Am/Para Pan Am athletes’ village.  These are the first new supportive housing units that PACE has opened in 20-years!

About PACE

Guy in wheelchair with woman standing next to himPACE is a non profit community support service organization established in 1981 to provide support services to adults with physical disabilities.

PACE became an accredited agency with Accreditation Canada in 2010. Accreditation Canada is an organization that works with health care organizations to improve quality, safety, Staff and Consumer experience and efficiency. PACE uses Accreditation Canada’s program as the basis for continuous quality improvement. In 2013, PACE was awarded the status of “Accredited with Commendation”. The commendation recognition means that we not only met the basic requirements but, surpassed them. This is an upgrade of our initial “Accredited” status.

PACE’s services to Consumers are provided in a manner that is consistent with the philosophy of ‘Independent Living’.

Attendant Outreach

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Attendant Outreach Services

PACE provides personal support services to adults with disabilities.  Services are provided on a pre-booked basis.  These services are provided between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to midnight and can be offered in the individual’s home, school or workplace.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible applicants must:

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