Less than 60% of the six million+ Canadians with a disability have jobs. 

Melly's Workplace is a registered charity that works for adults over the age of 21 with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

We provide the support and experiences that they are asking for through Melly's Market + Café, our not-for-profit café, which is open to the public.
Within this space, we deliver our exclusive Interactive Development Program. Our program delivers 16 modules supporting the fundamental training and skill-building that adults with disabilities are asking for. 
They want to challenge themselves in an environment that is safe, inclusive and lets them learn at a pace that supports their own growth and development. 

Melly's Workplace is a registered charity and will provide an official receipt for income tax purposes.(Charitable registration 83808 1552 RR0001)

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Join us in celebrating all abilities. 

Your contributions allow us to provide adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities with a supportive, purposeful development experience in the community.

In Ontario, approximately 2.6 million people have a disability. This means roughly one in four Ontarians live with a disability and face various types of accessibility challenges in their everyday life.

Your support directly impacts adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities through:

+ Customer Service learning in our Café and Marketplace
+ Development and Learning
+ Advocacy and Agency
+ Social and Community Activities
+ Individualized learning  programs 


A Part of Life

Our A Part of Life Donations help us create opportunities for development, experiences, education and creative endeavours. Each donation supports a level of service to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities by giving them access to experiences that elevate them at work, at home and in their community. 

One-Time Donations

Make a one-time gift to help support new opportunities for adults with intellectual and development disabilities.

Monthly Donations

Make an impact year-round by becoming a monthly donor. Monthly giving provides a way to spread your gift regularly. It can be started or stopped at any time. 

In Memory

Gift in memory of a loved one as a thoughtful way to create a lasting impact. 

In Honour

Commemorate a special moments or event with a gift in honour. 


Have a question about making a donation? 

Please contact Ellen McRae at info@mellysworkplace.ca or 905-767-0192