FWD Lending Library

At Facilitation Wellington Dufferin, we are committed to providing as much helpful information as possible to our facilitators and members of our community about independent facilitation as well as making a good life in the community. This includes topics such as communication, relationships, supported decision-making, and more.

For our facilitators, resources help them continually improve their skills and stay informed on up-to-date best practices in facilitation and planning. This allows them to provide the best possible facilitation and planning to the people that they are supporting. For community members and support providers, these resourcesoffer information about how independent facilitation can help people to identify and work towards their goals, and to make the best use of both unpaid and funded supports.

Ongoing learning is so important to us that we have our own library! Our growing collection has books about many different topics related to facilitation and living an everyday life in community. We have books about the different approaches to planning, people talking about their own experiences, community building, graphic facilitation, networks of support, planning guides, and more.  If there is a book that you think would be a good addition to our library, please let us know!

Anyone who is interested in these resources is welcome, and can take them out on loan by contacting us.

Facilitation and Planning: 

Biographies, Personal Stories

Relationships and Community Building:


Autism and Community Life

Facilitation Wellington Dufferin has received a generous donation in the form of books for our lending library from our friends at Guelph Services for the Autistic: Bridges Over Barriers.  This collection contains recently published books on the subject of autism, creative community supports, communication, relationships, and independent living.  Many of these books are written by people on the autism spectrum, and all focus on the ways that people can share their gifts and talents, identify and work towards their goals, and become more connected to their communities.  These books are housed with the Guelph Public Library System for easy access.