Community Living Services

Program Description

Supports are provided to individuals in a variety of community living arrangements. Levels of support vary and are developed to build on and increase existing skill levels while maximizing independence, well-being and connection to their community
 
Services are divided into independent living arrangements, contracted arrangements  and respite services
 
 Individuals in independent living situations:

 Individuals in contracted home arrangements:

Individuals receiving respite services:

Am I eligible?

Where is the service provided?

Independent living services are provided in an individual’s home. Respite services may be provided in an individual’s home or in the home of a contracted home provider

How much will it cost?

Basic program funding is provided by the funding source (i.e. PDD, Alberta Health Services, WCB)
Participants are responsible for a monthly user  fee ranging from $7.50-$27.00/month depending on services accessed. Individuals are responsible for their own living expenses. Room and board may be arranged with contracted home providers prior to placement.

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 services 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 tkeiver@lfsfamily.ca
 
Brenda Bell, Program Manager
403-320-9119 or bbell@lfsfamily.ca
 
Michelle Gjerlaug, Program Manager
403-320-9119 or mgjerlaug@lfsfamily.ca

Program Outcomes

Assist individuals to develop and increase independent living skills, while maximizing their independence, well-being and connection to their community

Online Resources

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

Community Care Access Centre
www.albertahealthservices.ca


 

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Located on the traditional lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy, Lethbridge Family Services is committed to honouring the land from a place of knowing. We honour the Siksikaitsitapi as both the traditional and current Land Keepers of this area, and we welcome all First Nations, Métis, Inuit and non-Indigenous peoples who call Blackfoot territory their home.