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

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?

Michelle Gjerlaug, Program Manager
 403-320-9119 or mgjerlaug@lfsfamily.ca

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


 

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