STEPS Society of Red Deer

Community Inclusion Program

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Description
Assists adults with developmental disabilities to connect with community through recreation and volunteer activities.

Service offers:

  • opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities to explore, discover, and connect to the recreation and volunteer activities of their choice

Includes:

  • initial supports to connect the participant with an activity of interest
  • gradually fading out supports, while increasing natural supports, within the chosen activity
  • increasing community awareness of persons with disabilities

Purpose of programming is to:

  • increase awareness of community - based opportunities
  • provide opportunities to network and develop work relationships
  • increase confidence and self - esteem
  • promote a positive self - image
  • increase interdependence
  • increase participation in leisure time interests
  • strengthen interpersonal skills
  • promote lifelong learning
Affiliation: Partnered with Disabilities Services Central Region.
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 18 years and older
  • with a developmental disability
  • who are eligible to receive supports through Persons with Developmental Disabilities
  • with a desire to participate in community activities, groups, and events
  • and who have the ability to learn required skills to participate in activities interdependently, with minimal staff support
Application Process
Service Access: Registration RequiredReferral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-877-643-6249
Telephone
403-343-6249
Fax
403-309-2022
Web Site
http://www.epssreddeer.com
Email
info@epssworks.com
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Last Updated On
December 2, 2016
Address
4315 55 Avenue
Red Deer, AB, T4N 4N7
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM