Community Living Algoma

Site: Sault Ste Marie

Service: Residential Options

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Develops person-centred plans that identify the wants and needs of the individual requiring support 
  • Provides a wide range of residential supports and services
 
Group Living Supports 
  • Offers a group home setting with 24-hour staffing on an as required basis 
  • Provides supports for individuals to make choices in becoming involved and connected with their community, on their own interests and dreams 
  • Develops supports, in partnership with individuals and their families or others closest to them, around choices in terms of where they live, with whom and the level of support required
 
LifeShare 
  • Offers residential support for individuals residing in a family setting with an associate family 
  • Monitors, closely, the transition process of moving into an associate family 
  • Encourages the individuals's natural family to maintain active involvement and to participate in the placement process 
  • Maintains ongoing contact with the associate family, the individual, and the natural family
 
Supported Independent Living (SIL) 
  • Provides support in a residential setting where 1-2 individuals live together in an apartment setting within the community 
  • Focuses on assisting the individuals to live and participate in the community as independently as possible 
  • Provides support based on the individual's needs up to 24 hours per week 
  • Provides specific supports such as meal and grocery planning, banking and budgeting, apartment maintenance, social and community networking, advocacy and rights, healthy living choices and other aspects of daily living
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility Children and adults with an intellectual disability and/or an autism spectrum disorder
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-253-1700
Toll Free Phone 1-800-448-8097
Fax 705-253-1777
Website www.communitylivingalgoma.org/
Primary Contact Lezlie Wilson, Executive Assistant; Phone: 705-253-1700 ext 3000; Email: lezlie_wilson@cla-algoma.org
Alternate Contact Kim Metzen, Manager of Intake; Phone: 705-253-1700 ext 2001; Email: kim_metzen@cla-algoma.org
Primary Executive John Policicchio, Executive Director; Phone: 705-253-1700 ext 3001; Email: john_policicchio@cla-algoma.org
Alternate Executive Heather Hicks, Director-Community, Family and Children's Services; Phone: 705-253-1700 ext 3005; Email: heather_hicks@cla-algoma.org
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 99 Northern Ave
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 4H5
 
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Intersection Northern Ave E and Wilson St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit