more detailed descriptions of programs and services
offered, follow the links below.
Centres for Community Living offers clients non-medical support
services, accommodation, and independent living education
through Supportive Housing and Outreach services and programs.
services are delivered under the client's direction,
provide assistance with the activities of daily living, and
- bathing and dressing
- personal grooming
- meal preparation
- assistance with eating
- homemaking (at some locations)
Housing Services offer
transitional and permanent accommodation in a range of
settings, all with 24-hour access to support services.
Rents are geared-to-income and services are
subsidized by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
1082 Dundas Street West, Toronto
Summerhill Road, Etobicoke
Transition and Independent
Living Programs maximize independence and quality of life and cover areas
related to an individual's safety and well-being, such as
safety, budgeting, communication, mobility and stress management.
Programs are delivered using individual and group format.
Community Connect Program
- an intensive training program in the activites of daily living, with program coordination, designed to enable the individual to live safely in an accessible home environment in the community and to prevent re-hospitalization
- accomodates up to fourteen clients in bachelor and one-bedroom apartments
- only those individuals currently in acute care, rehab, Complex Continuing Care hospitals or LTCH are eligible for this program
The Mobile Independent Living Program (MILE): The objectives of the Mile program are to assist individuals to leave hospital, maintain themselves in the community thereby preventing hospitalization, and sustain a healthy life span.
- the program provides ongoing independence training and program coordination to maximize safety and independence in the community
- training includes skill development in home and community activity
- program coordination includes access to resources such as community services, accessible housing, personal care equipment and maintenance, medical and other professional assisstance and financial resources
available to all people with physical disabilities
living in the greater Toronto area. They are free of charge
refreshments. Support service workers can be provided if
requested in advance. Registration is required. Topics
cover such areas as Communication, Nutrition and
Cooking, are reviewed annually and vary according to the
interests of participants. Featured topics over
the last few years, for example, have included the Ontario Disability
Support Program (ODSP),
Housing, Volunteer Work, Leisure and Recreation,
Cooking for One and Foodsmarts, Assistive Devices, and Safety.
Requests for new topics are welcomed. For
more information, call 416-696-9663 ext. 218.
Workshop registration form is available here