Seniors Community Access Services
In This Section
Seniors Community Access Services assist individuals to develop and maintain skills and relationships that enhance their connectivity to the community, well-being and independence. Services 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
Developing natural supports
Developing awareness and connections with community resources
Receiving assistance with personal care routines
Developing personal safety skills
Participating in activities that develop personal wellness (fitness, range of motion, etc)
Accessing educational opportunities
Participating in recreational and leisure activities
Am I eligible?
Individuals must be over the age of 45
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, private, etc)
Demonstrate a willingness to participate in the service
Not currently experiencing or have a history of engaging in behaviors that may place other clients, staff or the community at significant risk
Complete assessments as requested
Have access to transportation to and from DaCapo
Where is the service provided?
Services are provided within the city of Lethbridge at various locations depending on the needs
How much will it cost?
Program funding is provided by a funding source (i.e. PDD, Alberta Health Services, WCB, private)
Individuals are responsible for a monthly user fee ranging from $7.50-$37.00/month depending on services accessed
How do I access this program?
Participants 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?
For more information, please contact
Michelle Gjerlaug, Program Manager
403-320-9119 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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