Through our Lifelong Learning Centre, daily programming is focused on allowing participants to continue learn, grow, experience and engage in the world. Operating Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Community of Hearts provides an inclusive and safe learning environment where participants are encouraged to work towards independence in all areas of their lives.

The day program is full of learning opportunities disguised as fun, combining interactive curriculum founded on everyday life activities and encompassing many external opportunities that engage the broader Guelph community.

A typical day encompasses many of the following:

  • Morning discussion
  • Meal planning and grocery shopping
  • Fitness program
  • Food prep
  • Life skills and home routines
  • Applied language and mathematical scenarios
  • Creative expressions and art
  • Community engagement opportunities

Contact us to book a tour or for more information.


Have fun trying something new with your Community of Hearts friends. Tailored sessions give participants the opportunity to learn and explore while growing their social skills. There’s always something new – so check back often or follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook to find the programming that best suits you.

It’s not too late to join in the fun at Circus Arts! Develop your confidence, self expression, gross motor skills and make great new friends! Contact: for more details!

Look for great new programs beginning in 2018!


Community of Hearts strives to facilitate authentic social opportunities. Our Social Network hosts fun and inclusive events with activities like dances, dinner clubs and movie nights! Participants can come out to any of our events and get involved with their peers in safe and welcoming social events. You can check out our calendar in the tab above or get Social with us at on TwitterFacebook  and Instagram to stay up to date on future events.

Our Next Movie is Elf!

Sunday Nov 26th! Check out details on our calendar.



Weekend Warriors

Do you love Cottage Crashers? Wish there were more opportunities to participate? Never participated but interested in trying? You’re in luck!

Introducing a new and exciting addition to the Cottage Crashers program, Weekend Warriors. Community of Hearts will be offering 2-night getaways throughout the year to keep that cottage camaraderie alive.

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Cottage Crashers

Ready to get away and unwind with friends? Each summer, Cottage Crashers provides week-long cottage vacations that allow participants to kick back, relax and enjoy the outdoors. Over the course of the week, participants plan and prepare meals, take care of the cottage and participate in activities in the surrounding communities.  Follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook to stay up to date on how you can make memories to last a lifetime!



Ants on a Log
Apple Almond Crunch Salad
Apple Bran Muffins
Bacon and Egg Pizza
Bacon and Scrambled Eggs with Toast
Bacon and Tomato Fried Egg Sandwiches with Horseradish Mayo
Bacon Ranch Potato Salad
Balsamic Strawberry Salad
Bean and Cheese Quesadilla
Bean and Rice Burritos
Beef Chop Suey
Berry and Spinach Smoothie
Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas
Black Bean Burger
Blueberry Kale Smoothie
Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie
Blueberry, Green Tea and Yogurt Smoothie
Boiling a Hotdog
Bow Tie Pasta in Sausage & Pepper Sauce
Breaded Chicken & Sauteed Asparagus
Broccoli Salad
Butternut Squash Fries
Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese
Caesar Salad
California Dogs
Chicken Burgers
Chicken Enchiladas
Chicken Panini
Chicken Peach Kebabs
Chicken Pepperonata
Chicken Quesadillas
Chickpea Curry
Chili Chili Bang Bang
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate Chip Granola Bars
Coconut Rice
Confetti Chip Salad
Crab Mac & Cheese
Denver Egg Panini
Easy Chicken Calzones
Egg Salad Sandwiches
Egg Salad
Eggplant Pasta
Fabulous Fruit Salad
Fettucine Alfredo with Chicken
Florida Chicken
Fried Eggs
Frozen Juice
Fruit Salad
Garden Potato Salad
Ginger, Honeydew, Mango and Blueberry Salad
Gluten Free Energy Bites
Gourmet Grilled Cheese
Green Monster Smoothie
Grilled Hawaiians
Ground Turkey Chilli
Ham & Dill Pickle Spread Sandwiches
Italian Sausage Soup
Kale Chips
Lemon Pepper Fish Tacos
Linguine with Sausage & Kale
Maple Salmon
Northern Bean Soup
Portobello Pizza
Pumpkin Granola Bars
Quinoa Side Dish
Quinoa with Black Beans
Roasted Chickpeas
Roasted Garlic Lemon Broccoli
Salsa Chicken
Sesame Green Beans
Sole Meuniere with Arugula & Shaved Parmesan
Spaghetti & Meatball Muffin Bites
Spanish Brown Rice
Spicy Mango Salad
Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie
Stuffed Green Peppers
Sweet Potato Burritos
Tomato Basil Salmon
Tortilla Soup
Turkey Mushroom Burgers
Vegetarian Paella
Veggie Burger
Warm Kale with Beets & Ginger

Community of Hearts provides an innovative and alternative approach to programming for adults with developmental challenges. Through our fee-for-service programs, participants gain relevant experiences in the world. Our dedicated staff are focused on helping participants build self confidence and become more socially engaged as they grow and learn.

Through a variety of social activities, learning opportunities, volunteer options and entrepreneurial pursuits, Community of Hearts participants gain the skills to become empowered members of their communities.

Contact us to book a tour or for more information.