Southern Alberta Self-Help Association

Residential Living

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Offers recovery-focused housing opportunities for people experiencing mental illnesses.

Service provides:

  • 16 transitional and 8 long-term residential beds are available for individuals to develop and / or maintain independent living skills such as medication management, symptom management, nutrition and meal preparation, household maintenance, and money management skill
  • a team of multidisciplinary staff who work with the client to assess needs, develop an individual service plan for their stay, and provide the guidance and direction needed to help clients recover and re-establish themselves in the community
  • progams and supports for clients


  • permanent supportive housing

  • transitional / stabilization housing

  • respite housing

  • assertive intensive case management

  • independent living skills support

  • housing first

  • community treatment order

Staff support is available 24 hours daily. Lengths of stay in the transitional program vary from a few months up to a year. Long-term clients stay as long as the program is able to meet their needs.

Affiliation: Partnered with Lethbridge Housing Authority.Key Provider: client support workers
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 18 to 64 years
  • with a diagnosed severe and / or persistent mental illness
  • are willing to participate in programs
  • and are able to function in an open residential setting
The program is unable to accomodate:
  • individuals whose addiction interferes with their day to day function and / or others comfort and safety
  • individuals assessed as high suicide risk
  • physical health conditions requiring ongoing medical support
  • primary diagnosis of developmental disability
  • high risk behaviours putting themselves and / or others at risk
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, To access service:
  • referral required from client therapists, doctors, counsellors, support workers, social workers, or Homebase
  • visit website or contact for more information
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

There may be a waitlist. Clients are admitted according to need.

Web Site
Fee: Yes,

There are fees. Contact for details. Fixed fee includes accommodations, all food, utilities, cable, internet, and support services.

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Wheelchair access: No - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Last Updated On
October 21, 2020
1239 5 Avenue S
Lethbridge, AB, T1J 0V6
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Hours of Operation
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM