Community Inclusion & Independent Living
Our programs are geared towards community inclusion and help to prevent isolation. They also provide opportunities for enrichment and socialization. Our community programs help individuals live and thrive independently while providing community support to help make day-to-day living manageable.
Supporting Living is designed to enhance the lives of those living in their own homes, with caregivers, or family. Our services are generally long-term in nature provide support for individuals according to changing requirements. The services provided offer support to individuals to allow them to age in their own homes and may change in scope, duration, intensity or location, according to the individual’s preferences. Supported living personal support workers often help with a variety of tasks, such as:
- Grocery shopping
- Assistance with medical appointments
- Wellness check-ins
- Social outings
Williams Lake Self Advocates Group
Self Advocates (Supported Living) work to ensure people with diverse abilities understand their rights and have access to important information, respectful supports, and community connections. Please contact us if you would like to become a Self Advocate, need support, or would like to attend a meeting.
We meet on the first Monday of every month from 9:30-10:30 AM at 29-B 3rd Avenue.
This program provides opportunities for individuals aged 50+ affected by an intellectual disability, allowing them to remain involved in their community and stay mentally and physically active. The program is located within the Summit Opportunity Drop-in Centre.
Program hours are 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.