Our Clinical and Educational Services (CES) provide therapeutic interventions and learning opportunities for members to help them acquire new skills and develop the abilities to live with a sense of well-being and support for the achievement of their life goals. Training is also offered to Direct Support Professionals and sector related agencies to keep pace with evolving best practices and to better serve a variety of specialized populations.
Pre-planned, short-term breaks for family members who provide daily support for family members 16 years of age or older.
Short- and long-term treatment programs available as well as post treatment supports for adults with complex behavioural needs and/or a dual diagnosis to enable them to live as safely and productively as possible in their communities.
Program supports individuals who might be transitioning from their family home, homelessness, other types of treatment, hospitalization, and/or may be experiencing changing needs.
CPS offers educational and experiential learning opportunities aimed at empowering people to create meaningful connections and friendships while developing life, leisure and employment skills.
Our dedicated staff work with the Clinical Services and each member to maximize the individual’s input into their own day. Services are designed to support independence, self-advocacy and community inclusion. Services are designed to support independence, self-advocacy and community inclusion.
Community living is a skill as much as it is a concept. Vita Community Living Services has developed a variety of different trainings for people with disabilities to help develop the skills and abilities for living a life of maximum quality in the community. All training, (with exception of the Abuse Prevention refresher) begins with a pre-test that will allow instructors to target specific needs of those attending the classes. The post-test will allow the instructors to measure success and if necessary point out areas for future development.
All Vita classes are aimed specifically at the needs of the learners with intellectual disabilities and are designed to be fun and affirming. Our feedback from students attending these classes has been exceptional and we are gratified at the reports that our students are transferring their skills to the real world.
For more information and registration, contact Support Services at 416-749-6234
Residential supports are calibrated to individual member needs, interests and behaviours, which can change over time. Homes are staffed with specialized and skilled talent to best support our members. Our direct support professionals work closely with Clinical and Educational Services to bolster existing skills and to identify and deliver new skill-building opportunities.