The Vera Perlin Society

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6 Logy Bay Road
PO Box 7114
St. John’s, NL
A1E 3Y3

Tel: (709) 739-6017
Fax: (709) 739-5532



To encourage personal growth, to foster financial independence and to promote community integration of individuals with developmental disabilities. To secure and/or provide quality service and support for all individuals with a developmental disability and their families in the St. John’s and surrounding areas, enabling them to participate in all areas of community living

Target Population:

Individuals with developmental disabilities aged 18+ in St. John’s and surrounding areas

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Career Development: The Perlin Centre offers a variety of quality day programs to individuals with developmental disabilities 18 years of age and older living in St. John’ s and the surrounding areas. The Perlin Centre is located at 350 Pennywell Road West. The hours of operation are 8:30AM-4:00PM.
  • Employment: The Employment Division attempts to provide the best possible ways and means to access community based employment opportunities. Programming includes: W.O.R.C. (Work Orientation Rehabilitation Centre); Supported Employment; C.E.E (Career Education and Exploration); and the Button Shop
  • Community Living: The Community Living Division is responsible for addressing the needs of individuals and families in the areas of: Early Childhood; Case Counseling; Residential; Respite/Recreation. Programming in this area includes: Pilot Night Program; Recreation; Social Program; Day Program; Special Projects