Self Help Skills

This program is primarily designed for adults with Diverse Abilities who live on their own, with their families or caregivers.  Program Participants must be able to access the community independently.  Service goals are broad based and include: Employment readiness skills, work experience, community inclusion skills, health and safety, augmentative communication, shopping, budgeting, as well as other life skills.  Services are offered on a part-time or full-time basis and provided in a group setting.  Self Help Skills encourages individuals to use the support systems that already exist in our community to build and maintain independence.

The main areas of focus in Self Help Skills are:

  • Training and skill building in identified areas

  • Health and Safety

  • Self Advocacy and Peer Networking

  • Community Inclusion

  • Small Business / Supported Employment

*Applications for this service are referred through Community Living British Columbia