Upcoming Events

Annual Art Show and Sale

 ARTISTS FROM THE POSSIBILITIES IN PAINT COLLABORATIVE ART STUDIO ARE PROUD TO PRESENT: ART ILLUMINATES  -SHINE YOUR LIGHT- Annual Art Show and Sale Proceeds from this art show benefit the Possibilities in Paint Collaborative Art Studio. Come out and see what the artists have been working on, and you might find a new piece of […]

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Giving Tuesday

Join the movement dedicated to giving back Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday… now GivingTuesday is coming to Canada on November 28, 2017. It is a new Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it is a day where […]

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Mummer’s Dance 2017

Come out and celebrate a traditional Newfoundland Mummer’s Dance, a custom dating back to the earliest settlers! People would disguise themselves with old articles of clothing and visit the homes of their friends and neighbours. Travelling from house to house, some mummers would carry their own musical instruments to play, sing and dance in the […]

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Past Events

14th Annual Leo Kirwin Golf Tournament

The 14th Annual Leo Kirwin Golf Tournament took place on August 21, 2015, once again hosted by our friends at East Park Golf Gardens. The streak of beautiful weather continued for the 14th year in a row, as players teed off with the sun shining. We’ve been SNAP’D! Check out the event on snapd London: https://london.snapd.com/event/861552#/

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Rocking for Hope

What a fabulous night!! Thank you to everyone who supported our fundraiser Rocking for Hope!! It was great to see everyone come together and create such amazing event for such a great cause. The grand total that was raised was $ 7,630!!! A special thank you to Johnathon and his staff from Norma Jeans for […]

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PHSS Blood Donation Day!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Participation House Group Donation Day!  You don’t have to wait for another group day to donate — just sign up for the Participation House Partners for Life Team to ensure that your donation counts toward our yearly pledge! Friends and family are also welcome to join the […]

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2015 Annual General Meeting

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Annual General Meeting of Participation House Support Services – an afternoon picnic in the park that includes a meeting of the Board of Directors, BBQ lunch, and fun activities! Check out some of the awesome pictures below!  

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PHSS Indoor Beach Volleyball Tournament

  Bump… Set… SPIKE! Get ready for some fierce (but friendly!) competition on the sandy volleyball courts at Spikes Indoor Beach Volleyball!! Register your team and compete to become the ULTIMATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONS! Winners of the tournament will receive court time from Spikes Volleyball!

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Shrove Tuesday Pancake Lunch

Join us for a PANCAKE LUNCH! Tuesday, Feb. 9th   |   11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Unitarian Fellowship of London 557 Clarke Rd., London, ON PANCAKES   SAUSAGES    JUICE   COFFEE    TEA and REAL MAPLE SYRUP! Only $5 per plate Tickets available at our main office: 620 Colborne St., Suite 101 London, ON   […]

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17th Annual Salute to Laudable Londoners

 MURRAY FAULKNER – CHIEF OF POLICE (Retired) April 13, 2016 marked the 17th Annual Salute to Laudable Londoners. The London Hunt & Country Club welcomed us once again to host over 120 guests to recognize Murray Faulkner for his contributions to the  community. CLICK HERE FOR THE EVENT NEWSLETTER! Murray Faulkner was appointed to the London […]

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Family and Friends Kite Day!

Unfortunately, Family and Friends Kite Day has been cancelled due to low response. If you have ideas for family events, please contact David Wighton at davidw@participationhouse.com  

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Annual PHSS Christmas Party

  Tickets are available at the Participation House main office! 620 Colborne St., Suite 101, London, ON  N6B 3R9 While you’re here… Get your tickets for the Christmas raffle!

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Eat Wings, Raise Funds!

BEAT THE WINTER BLAHS WITH WINGS! Eat at Buffalo Wild Wings on Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 between 11:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. Tell your server you are supporting Participation House, and 15% of your bill will be donated back!* 425 Southdale Rd. W. (Southdale & Wonderland) 519-680-2828 For more information, please contact Amanda Bartlett: amandab@participationhouse.com | […]

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Grand Opening of New Community Place!!

Join us on April 29th for the official opening of our new Community Place in north London!  This new location is a fully accessible day support and respite centre for individuals with complex physical and/or developmental disabilities, enabling them to access and participate in the community.  

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Pictures, PAR, and Punch!

Drop by between 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17th to learn more about our PAR results, get a FREE family photo, and enjoy some light refreshments!

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16th Annual Participation House Bowl-A-Thon

Bowling! Pizza! Prizes! On June 7, 2016, our friends at Fleetway welcomed 28 teams and countless staff, friends, and family members to the 16th Annual Bowl-A-Thon in support of Participation House Foundation! The rainy weather was no match for everyone’s excitement and enthusiasm, as teams arrived around 1:30 to socialize and get ready for a day […]

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15th Annual Leo Kirwin Golf Tournament

The Leo Kirwin Golf Tournament began in 2002 in honour of Leo Kirwin, a long time friend and volunteer of Participation House Support Services. Join us on Friday. August 19, 2016 for the 15th Annual Leo Kirwin Golf Tournament, held at East Park Golf Gardens. ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE!  We have a new registration system this […]

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Mummers Benefit Dance

Dance the night away and experience a Newfoundland tradition at the Mummer’s Benefit Dance! December 3, 2017 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Only $15/ticket FEATURING LIVE MUSIC All proceeds go toward Project Hope

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16th Annual London Knights Charity Golf Tournament

Each year, the London Knights host a Charity Golf Tournament and donate the proceeds to their partnering charity. This year, we are fortunate to be chosen as the charity partner for this year’s golf tournament! A team of five golfers will be paired with a London Knights Alumni celebrity golfer to round out a team […]

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18th Annual Salute to Laudable Londoners

On April 26, 2017, more than 120 people joined us at the London Hunt and Country Club to celebrate and honour a truly remarkable person in the London Community, and this year’s Laudable Londoner: Terry Zavitz. Click here to read the full event newsletter.

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Legal Guardianship Presentation

Current privacy laws can be a barrier and make communication frustrating when dealing with government or financial institutions when acting on behalf of your adult child or sibling who has a cognitive disability. Participation House is pleased to be offering an information session with presentations by lawyers, Ian Wright from the London law firm Scott Petrie […]

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17th Annual Bowl-A-Thon

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Come on out and enjoy a full day of bowling, lunch, and prizes!! Registration is now available! Click here to register your team and start collecting pledges!   Sponsorship opportunities are available through Amanda Bartlett: amandab@participationhouse.com or 519-660-6635 x254 $1000 “King Pin” Sponsor: Prominent logo on all display boards, t-shirts, registration and pledge […]

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Hospital Visits: What You Need To Know Information Session

A hospital visit for your family member with developmental and or complex physical needs can be scary and overwhelming.  Participation House is pleased to be offering an information session with presentations by Cherese Gomes, a Participation House Coordinator, who has provided many years of support to individuals with complex health issues and their hospital admissions. […]

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16th Annual Leo Kirwin Golf Tournament

SAVE THE DATE! Join us on the links for another great year! Bring your foursome for a day on the green, a fantastic lunch, and fabulous prizes! Check out the event site for online registration: http://participationhouse.akaraisin.com/GOLF2017   Sponsorship opportunities are available through Amanda Bartlett: amandab@participationhouse.com or 519-660-6635 x254 $500 Corporate Sponsor Logo placed on team registration […]

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Possibilities in Paint Community Fun Day!

You’re invited to a Creative Collaborative Community Fun Day!! Saturday, June 24, 2017  If you have any questions, please call Wendy at Community Involvement: 519-435-1997

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PHSS Annual General Meeting – Picnic in the Park

Join us on August 10th, 2017 for our Annual General Meeting and a picnic in Springbank Park!

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15th Annual Bowl-A-Thon

2015—The perfect year to celebrate the 15th Annual Bowl-A-Thon! More than 300 people came to Fleetway on June 7, a summery Sunday afternoon, to support Participation House. Click here to read the event newsletter!    

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16th Annual Salute to Laudable Londoners

April 21, 2015 marked the 16th Annual Salute to Laudable Londoners. Over 115 guests and friends gathered at Museum London to recognize Mitchell A. Baran for his contributions to the community. Click here to read the event newsletter! Founding Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Founder – a most humble recipient of awards ranging from “Fellowship” to “Lifetime” designations, […]

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Special Needs Strategy for Coordinated Service Planning and Integrated Rehabilitation Services

Family Directed Alternatives (FDA) is a support group, founded in 1993, by a group of 13 dedicated families who wanted to improve the current and future quality of life for their adolescent/adult dependent children with disabilities. We meet the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7pm-9pm at the Siloam United Church, 1240 Fanshawe Park Road […]

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Understanding Consent, Capacity and Decision-making Options

Understanding the laws related to decision making in Ontario can be an overwhelming task for most people. This session will highlight the provisions of the Health Care Consent Act, the Substitute Decisions Act and the Mental Health Act as they relate to individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families, as well as the implication  on […]

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13th Annual Leo Kirwin Golf Tournament

August 22, 2014 marked the 13th Annual Leo Kirwin Golf Tournament.  Our sunny weather streak continued for yet another year and players were met with warm temperatures and blue skies upon their arrival at East Park Golf Gardens. This year, over 110 participants, including 98 golfers on 25 teams, came out to support Participation House […]

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Participation House Family Social

Open to family members of those supported by Participation House and any other family members who may be interested. Members of the Diversity Committee will do an exciting and dynamic presentation! You won’t want to miss out! The Participation House Diversity Team strives to build an environment where employees, family, community and peer groups differences […]

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2nd Annual Ladies of Harley Ride for Participation House

Upcoming results and pictures from this fantastic event!  

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14th Annual Bowl-A-Thon

Bowling, fun, raffles, winners, dinner! Stand by for results and pictures!    

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15th Annual Salute to Laudable Londoners

Over $24,700 Raised at 15th Annual Salute to  Laudable Londoners, honouring Janet and Jamie Caskey Event Newsletter and picture gallery – Salute to Laudable Londoners 2014s April 29, 2014 marked the 15th Annual Salute to Laudable Londoners—this year shining the spotlight on Janet and Jamie Caskey. The London Hunt and Country Club once more opened its […]

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12th Annual Leo Kirwin Golf Tournament Raises over $16 000!

Event Newsletter and Picture Gallery – 12th Annual Leo Kirwin Golf Tournament August 23, 2013 marked the 12th Annual Leo Kirwin Golf Tournament – our sunny weather streak continued for yet another year (fingers crossed for 2014!) and players were greeted with sunshine and blue skies upon arrival at East Park Golf Gardens. This year, over 100 supporters, […]

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13th Annual Bowl-a-Thon

Bowl-A-Thon 2013 newsletter June 2, 2013 will be remembered as beautiful day which lived up to expectations ó with over 300 supporters and friends of Participation House came together to have fun, enjoy a delicious meal, bowl and fundraise! And fundraise we did, a grand total of over $27,000! 2013 has brought the opening of […]

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14th Annual Salute to Laudable Londoners

Salute to Laudable Londoners Newsletter 2013 April 23, 2013 marked the 14th Annual Salute to Laudable Londoners—this year shining the spotlight on Bob and Shelly Siskind. The London Hunt and Country Club was once again the setting of an evening which saw a full house come together to celebrate this great couple. Well known in […]

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