Bowdey came to Community Living Oakville in 2014. Shy by nature, it was quite a transition to get to know his roommates and the staff. Everyone quickly grew to love Bowdey and his confidence flourished day by day. His charming, charismatic and witty nature started to shape the rest of his life.
After enduring a difficult period in his life, Bowdey lost motivation to continue his education. Not having a place to call home, he yearned for stability and contentment.
Moving to Community Living Oakville has changed his future. He developed trust in his support network and a desire to experience what life has to offer.
Bowdey enjoys spending time with his roommates, the many new friends he has met and the places he has visited during the past year. Bowdey’s life is full of new opportunities and he is fulfilled and happy most of the time. He is always ready to step in and provide help. He has proudly taken on the role of a big brother.
Bowdey displays special love for music, with Hip Hop and music from the 90’s on top of his list.
Bowdey has been busy setting goals he would like to accomplish this year. Some of his goals are to obtain his high school diploma, move into his own apartment, find a steady girlfriend and to eventually take a motorcycle mechanic course. His dream is to build a bike, just like his fathers’.
Bowdey works with a landscaping company in Oakville; a job he found as a result of a friendship he established with a neighbor. He wakes up at 4 am and although exhausted from a hard day at work he manages to get involved with the day to day activities at his home.
Bowdey takes pride in his home and enjoys his newly discovered culinary skills. He can frequently be found in the kitchen making his breakfast, and conjuring up delicious meals for supper. He loves to see the smile on the faces of his roommates while they enjoy the meal he has prepared for them.
This tenacious young man is definitely going places and we are fortunate to be part of his exciting journey!