Pathways provides supportive housing options, day, vocational, and recreation programs, psychiatric counselling and behaviour therapy, court and justice related services and short-term respite to adults with a developmental disability, an acquired brain injury, or those who may be dually diagnosed.
Operating in the South East and Champlain Regions of Ontario, Pathways is fully accredited by the Commission for the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Pathways is a preferred provider of community based ABI services and supports through the Local Health Integration Networks (LHIN) that service the Champlain and South East regions of Ontario.
That all people enjoy a high quality of life as an accepted member of their chosen community.
We will facilitate a way of life that enables individuals with challenges to realize their potential and achieve self-empowerment.
Our Philosophy & Guiding Principles
•Each person is recognized as a valued and whole individual
•Each person is capable of growth, change, and the life-long pursuit of learning
•Each person is unique in all attributes, interests, capacities, motivation, learning styles, and personality
•Each person has the right to make decisions that will affect the quality of their lives and permit them to pursue their own destinies
• Community resources and services must be fully accessible
• The rights of all people must be defended against discrimination
• Each person has the right to a life-enhancing and safe environment
About the Pathways to Independence Board of Directors
Pathways to Independence is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who share their experience and skills in Business and Human Services to provide long term strategic guidance and direction. The Board of Directors meets on a monthly basis and holds its Annual General meeting in October each year.
About the Pathways Foundation Board of Directors
The Pathways Foundation is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who provide guidance and direction in the acquisition and management of the financial resources of the Foundation. The Board also grants requests for financial assistance in accordance with the Foundation’s mandate. The mandate of the Pathways Foundation is to enhance the quality of life of people supported by Pathways to Independence and those supported by partner organizations.
Thank you to our Board Directors
for their unwavering commitment to the
agency, our employees, and mostly, to the people
we support. We appreciate your time, talents and
Our Human Resources
Pathways is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace that promotes positive Human Resources practices and relationships where employees will grow, make an impact and stay.
A strong commitment to Health & Safety coupled with a diverse, skilled workforce ensures that Pathways is able to provide excellent services to the people we support.
Health & Safety
Pathways leadership supports a strong health and safety workplace culture that is recognized by our accreditors and our community partners.
Our commitment ensures the necessary resources are available to maintain healthy, safe and clean living and work environments to deliver quality services and minimize risk of harm to our clients, employees, volunteers and visitors.
Employment opportunities will be posted as they become available on the careers page https://www.fitzii.com/careers/pathwaystoindependence.
To contact the Human Resources Department please call 613-962-2541.
“Pathways to Independence has a cadre of employees who have been with the organization for many years; they demonstrate a high level of professionalism and genuine commitment to the persons served.”
CARF Survey Report, Agency Strengths, 2015
Finance, Operations & IT
Pathways Finance team is responsible to ensure all financial transactions and reports are completed. The Operations Department ensures that all Pathways homes and locations are maintained, safe and secure for our clients, employees, volunteers and guests. Pathways works closely with a third party vendor, Zycom Technology to support the agency information technology infrastructure.
To contact our Operations Department, please call 613-962-2541 ex 226
To contact our Finance Department please call 613-962-2541 ex 255
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