Community Access Services
Community Access Services assist individuals to develop skills and relationships that enhance their connectivity to the community, well-being and independence. Services provided vary according to the strengths and anticipated needs of each individual. Skill development can include :
Maximizing an individual’s physical, material and emotional well-being
Enhancing personal development and self-determination
Developing community connectedness
Participating in volunteer opportunities, work placements and building employment readiness skills
Developing natural supports
Developing awareness and connections with community resources
Receiving assistance with personal care routines
Developing personal safety and life skills
Participating in activities that develop personal wellness (fitness, range of motion, etc)
Accessing educational opportunities
Accessing employment opportunities
Participating in recreational and leisure activities
Developing communication skills
Am I eligible?
Must have the primary diagnosis of developmental disability, brain injury or a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
Meet the requirements of available funding source (i.e. PDD, Alberta Health Services, WCB, private)
Demonstrate a willingness to participate in the service
Complete assessments as requested
Benefit from training/support in personal/social development, recreation/leisure activities and/or employment skills
Not currently experiencing or have a history of engaging in behaviors that may place other clients, staff or the community at significant risk
Have access to transportation
Where is the service provided?
Services are provided within the city of Lethbridge at various locations depending on the needs of the individual
How much will it cost?
Basic program funding is provided by the funding source (i.e. PDD, Homecare, WCB)
Individuals are responsible for a monthly user fee ranging from $7.50-$27.00/month depending on services accessed
How do I access this program?
Individuals are referred to DaCapo through appropriate funding body. Individuals with private funding can contact DaCapo directly. Individuals seeking service that do not have funding in place will be directed to the appropriate funding body
Who do I contact for more info?
Tami Keiver, Program Manager
403-320-9119 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Brenda Bell, Program Manager
403-320-9119 or email@example.com
Assist individuals with disabilities to develop and maintain skills and relationships that enhance their connectivity to the community, well-being and independence while leading productive, meaningful lives in their community
Persons With Developmental Disabilities
Community Care Access Center