Community Living Supports
The objective of Community Living Supports is to assist individuals with
developmental disabilities to live in a home of their choice. Community Living
Supports are home living supports provided in a wide range of settings to assist
individuals to live as independently as they choose.
People should have the opportunity to create a home of their own that mirrors
their lifestyle and identity. People live in homes they choose (lease, rent or
own) with or without others as they choose and in places where they are able to
exert ordinary measures of personal control.
Adult Day Program
The Next Step Day Program is a community-based program where integration and
interdependence within the community is the main focus. Individuals
particpate in a variety of community-based activities while maintaining
involvement in areas of interest as well as hobbies that they enjoy.
Overnight Staffed Residence
A home in which an individual with a developmental disability lives with
staffing provided overnight. It typically involves individuals with
developmental disabilities living together and sharing supports.
A home that an individual with a developmental disability typically shares with
a roommate or a family.
Supported Independent Living
Flexible supports are provided to an individual with a developmental disability
who lives in his/her own house with no overnight paid support.
Supports that provide a break for primary caregivers on a temporary basis.
Employment supports exist to assist an individual to gain and maintain
employment. The two service components are Employment Preparation and Employment
1. Employment Preparation
Supports designed to assist individuals in developing skills for employment and
exploring the world of work.
2. Employment Placement
Support designed to assist individuals with maintaining employment
For more information:
Phone: (403) 527-4999, ext 101
Fax: (403) 529-5970