Action Group

Adult Services


Description
Provides services to adults with developmental disabilities.

Service offers:

  • a range of programs for adults with developmental disabilities including the Community Access Program, Supported Independent Living Program, Residential Services Program, Outreach Program, and Employment Services Program

The Community Access program offers 1-on-1 support and opportunities for community engagement such as:

  • recreational or social activities
  • accessing amenities such as the bank, library, or restaurants
  • spiritual gatherings
  • volunteer opportunities
  • developing social skills, confidence, and fostering relationships

The Supported Independent Living program offers support and skill development to meet daily living needs of people living in their own home, such as training for:

  • managing monthly finances
  • planning and cooking healthy meals
  • developing home maintenance routines
  • problem solving unforeseen challenges

The Residential Services Program is designed to be flexible and adaptable in order to meet the service needs of each individual, and includes:

  • opportunities to enjoy inclusive lifestyles in natural settings
  • staffing supports available up to 24 hours a day, incorporating a person centred approach
  • supports typically provided in shared living arrangements not exceeding 3 people

The Outreach Program supports participants who require minimal assistance (not exceeding 15 hours per month) to maintain independence in the community, and includes:

  • supports tailored to meet the specific needs of each individual
  • temporary supports
  • crisis intervention
  • liaison services

The Employment Services Program specializes in strategies to overcome barriers to employment through a team approach that includes:

  • supporting the needs of both the individual and the employer to ensure a partnership that thrives
  • pre-employment skill development
  • interest assessments
  • specialized skill development
  • career exploration
  • assistance on the job
  • core skills training-decision making, personal responsibility, stress / anger management, interpersonal skills, confidence building, time management, role of employee and supervisor, speed, accuracy, and meeting job requirements
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 18 years and older
  • with developmental disabilities
Application Process
Service Access: Registration RequiredReferral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-877-782-5531
Telephone
403-782-5531
Fax
403-782-7073
Web Site
http://www.action-group.ca
Email
ag@action-group.org
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Contact for details.

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
October 26, 2017
Address
4 Iron Wolf Boulevard
Lacombe, AB, T4L 2K6
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