Independent Living Skills Instruction

Programs that assist people who have disabilities to learn the basic skills of daily living through individual and group counselling and instruction, experience and practice in coping with real or simulated life situational demands; or through the use of assistive devices, special equipment and specialized assistants. Services include but are not limited to training in the ability to travel about the community alone; to live independently in a private residence; to maintain health through self-care and use of medical services; to live within personal income; to maintain acceptable grooming and appearance; to deal with legal, family or social problems; and to cope with other requirements for successful independent living.

 

Services

Provides life skills training for persons with developmental disabilities who wish to live independently.  This 16 week program is designed to help individuals build the skills that are required to live safely and independently in the community.  These skills include:

Provides day supports for adults with developmental disabilities with a focus on skill building, pre-employment opportunities and literacy skills.  Pre-Employment training assists individuals with identify skills and interests, resume writing, interview skills, job search and job coaching.

CHOICES Flamborough Location.  Provides support for persons with developmental disabilities to help them achieve their goals, engage with their community, and are safe throughout the process.  

CHOICES Hamilton Office.  Provides support for persons with developmental disabilities to help them achieve their goals, engage with their community, and are safe throughout the process.  

Provides rehabilitation services and skills development to adults with a serious mental illness who live in residential care facilities.  Rehabilitation Counsellors assist residents with developing various skills required for living, working and learning successfully in the community.  Individual

Hess Street Residence for Baldwin Housing and Community Support Program, operated by the Canadian Mental Health Association.  Provides rent-geared-to-income supportive housing and skills development for individuals with serious mental illness requiring minimal supports.  Community Support Workers

Bay Street Residence for Baldwin Housing and Community Support Program, operated by the Canadian Mental Health Association.  Provides rent-geared-to-income supportive housing and skills development for individuals with serious mental illness requiring minimal supports.  Community Support Workers

Provides a variety of life-skills training services for people who are blind or partially-sighted. Services are provided by certified specialists who will create a personalized rehabilitation plan.

Services include:

Provides in-home support to adults living with a developmental disability.

Services include:

Organization funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to provide attendant services to seniors and individuals with a physical disability in Supportive Housing, Assisted Living and Attendant Outreach services. Operated by Thrive Group.
 

Program provided in partnership with Vision Loss Rehabilitation that provides support for individuals with vision loss and additional functional needs due to a permanent physical disability

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