Disability Services

Bridge to Care


Description
Provides support and healthcare services for people with physical and mental disabilities.

Service provides:

  • support and healthcare services for adults and children with physical and mental disabilities
  • behavioural support and care for people with medical needs

Includes:

  • Autism Care - supporting individuals with autism and Asperger syndrome from their own homes, in residential care settings, and in the community
  • Community Access Programs - individualized vocational programs designed for persons with developmental disabilities, including persons with complex behaviours whose needs have not been met through traditional day programs
  • Family Support Program - full time and relief placement in private host homes for children with developmental and / or physical disabilities or sensory impairment
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Program - advocacy and support services to adults and youth 13 years and older diagnosed with FASD
  • Independent Living Program - skill development opportunities, service co-ordination, support, guidance, and crisis intervention to adults with developmental disabilities and / or mental illness who live on their own in the community
  • Outreach Program - room and board, supervision, training and skill development opportunities in private community homes for adults and / or seniors with developmental disabilities and / or mental illness
  • Residential Program - support and healthcare services to individuals with physical and mental disabilities that includes accommodation and supervision and assistance with personal hygiene and grooming
  • Respite Support - 24/7 respite support to families of individuals with special needs
  • Therapeutic Services - support with physiotherapy (focus on gross motor skills, endurance, and fitness), occupational therapy (focus on upper extremity functions, fine motor skills, visual motor functions, and sensory processing skills) and speech and language therapy (focus on communication and cognition by enhancing verbal or communication expressive language skills)

Key Provider: community disability workers, healthcare aides, nurses, occupational therapist, physical therapists, psychologists, social workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals with physical / mental disabilities and / or medical needs
  • and their families
Additional eligibility criteria may apply based on programming.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • contact to book an assessment

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-800-717-5536
Telephone
780-591-1000 Ext. 101
Web Site
http://www.bridgetocare.org
Email
info@bridgetocare.org
Languages
Arabic; English; French; Hindi; Kannada; Malayalam; Spanish; Tamil; Tulu
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Fees vary depending on coverage available for client such as Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH), Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD), Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD).




Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
June 8, 2023
Location
Edmonton
Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Program hours vary. Closed statutory holidays.