Families Forward, Over 18

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Families Forward, Over 18

Monthly meeting for families with loved ones over 18 with disabilities.

By Gateway Association

When and where

Date and time

Thu, Feb 24, 2022 6:00 PM - Thu, Jun 29, 2023 8:00 PM PST



About this event

*Information is for residents of Alberta

Where families can connect with other families, learn from one another, and explore issues that are important (such as housing, relationship building, and community and government supports).

Upcoming topics:


Exploring FMS Respite Opportunities

Join us this month in-person to share opportunities to use your Family Managed Services respite hours and discuss what’s available in our community. Susan Kenneth will join us to talk about the safe place and space she has created in her home for activities including Art, music, pet therapy … and community connections for her son.

Meeting in April is in-person at Gateway Association



Please join us in a conversation with Keri McEachern about advocating for your family member. Keri will share her knowledge, experiences and resources. Please bring your questions!


Meeting will be hosted online through Zoom (link will be available through Eventbrite upon registration, and via email leading up to each event).


Contact Betty (meeting facilitator) at Betty@GatewayAssociation.ca

Friendly reminder: Please plan to join at the start time. Participants may not be admitted 15 minutes after the event has started or events maybe cancelled after 15 minutes if there are no participants.

Are you unable to attend? Please let us know by sending a cancellation email to info@gatewayassociation.ca, so we can release your spot to attendees on the waitlist

About the organizer

Organized by
Gateway Association

Gateway Association is a grassroots non-profit organization whose main goal is transformation of community through the lens of disability. Gateway is a leader and influencer in community development and community economic development in the Edmonton area. We work each day – with people, families, schools, government, and business – to build communities where all people are valued and respected.

Visit www.gatewayassociation.ca to see what we’ve been up to and for more details on our organization.