Support Programs

Wheat Country Special Needs Society


Description
Provide residential, vocational, and community access programs.

Service provides:

  • residential, vocational, and community access programs
  • thrift shop
  • Speaking Out for the Disabled Actively (SODA) self advoacacy group - operates thrift shop that agency owns and receives revenue from the thrift shop

Community access and vocational programs include:

  • operation of Bottle Depot and Mini Storage businesses
  • support for individuals to operate their own businesses

Residential program includes:

  • residential services to individuals in their own homes
  • management of 23 Government of Alberta housing properties
  • a 4-plex¬†housing unit for agency clients
Key Provider: rehabilitation workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 18 years and older
  • with a disability
Will occasionally provide services to children with disabilities. Contact for details. 
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • drop in to thrift shop
  • professional referral required
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Waiting period depends on funding and staffing staffing available.

Telephone
403-485-2186 Ext. 3
Text
403-485-1532
Fax
403-485-2234
Email
kmenin@wcsns.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: Yes,

There are fees for some services such as housing. Contact for details. 

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual Individual $5.00

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Includes:
  • ramp to front door
  • elevator to basement from outside
  • lift chair to basement from inside
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit, Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
November 8, 2021
Address
805 1 Avenue N
Vulcan, AB, T0L 2B0
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM