Employment Services

Program Description

Employment Services provide an individualized approach to finding and maintaining competitive and supported employment. Services focus on an individual’s strengths and goals to develop a comprehensive plan for employment. Services encourage community participation and developing relationships within the community. Supports could include but are not limited to:

Am I eligible?

Individuals must:

Where is the service provided?

Services are provided within the city of Lethbridge at various locations depending on the needs of the individual. Alternate locations could be considered.

How much will it cost?

Program funding is provided by the funding source (i.e. PDD, Alberta Health Services, 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. Those 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.

Program Outcomes

Assist individuals with disabilities to find and maintain employment and enhance their connectivity to the community, well-being, and independence, while leading productive, meaningful lives in their community.

Online Resources

Persons With Developmental Disabilities
www.humanservices.alberta.ca/disability-services


Contact: Yanique Simpson-Pinnock, Program Manager
Emailypinnock@lfsfamily.ca
Phone403-320-9119
Service Location: 1107 – 2 Ave. A North, Lethbridge, AB
Office Hours:
8:30 AM—4:30PM
Monday—Friday, Closed Statutory holidays

 

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