Avenue II Community Program Services

Site: RK Andras Court

Service: Independent Living Services

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Offers a variety of independent living support services to individuals with a developmental disability
Description (Service)
  • Supports individuals with a developmental disability to live in a home of their choice, to acquire work and to participate in recreational and leisure activities 
  • Supports are designed to directly enrich the quality of life by encouraging individuals to maintain their independence and learn new skills
 
Employment Services 
  • Strives to achieve "Real Jobs for Real People" by assisting adults with a developmental disability to become employed 
  • Provides customized employment and career services to meet the diverse needs of individuals with disabilities 
  • Assists in developing an employment plan, resume and interview preparation as well as job search 
  • Provides job coaching and follow up to promote employment success
 
Community Supports 
  • Enhances a person's involvement in the community 
  • Develops supports with individuals to meet their needs and desires 
  • Supports individuals to acquire and maintain skills that will assist them to be a part of their community 
  • Participates in community programs offered in recreation, leisure and/or education 
  • Assists with personal shopping, grocery shopping, menu planning, list preparation, food storage, food safety 
  • Utilizes various community services such as public transportation and financial institutions 
  • Encourages individuals to participate in various community volunteer opportunities
 
Independent Living 
  • Provides the necessary support to enable people to live in their own homes 
  • Emphasizes and develops all aspects leading to independent living 
  • Provides support services based on the individual's wants and needs, with the goal of independence in the community 
  • Determines the required support through the development of a personal plan 
  • Support can range from a few hours a week to 24 hours a day 
  • Where overnight support may be required, provides a non-disabled live-in roommate who lives as part of the household and on duty from 10 pm-8 am
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Adults with developmental disabilities
Application Must apply at Central Point of Access (Lutheran Community Care Centre) for Ministry funded services
Languages English
Fees Service ; None - for some services
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-345-9933
Fax 807-343-6090
E-Mail avenueii@tbaytel.net
Website avenueii.com
Primary Executive Suzann Doherty, Executive Director
Site Location North Ward, RK Andras Court Bldg
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 122 Cumberland St S
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 2V3
 
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Intersection Cumberland St S and Water St
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services ; Fundraising ; Fees - Services