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Community Access for People in Continuing Care Initiative

Did you know this program is available from Alberta Human Services – Disability Services?:

Community Access for People in Continuing Care Initiative

Program Purpose

The goal of the Community Access for People in Continuing Care (CAPCC) initiative is to provide supports to Albertans under the age of 65, living in continuing care centres who are socially and culturally isolated.  Community Access Coordinators focus on individual goals to develop supports to help individuals participate in community activities in an effort to reduce social isolation and develop, maintain and enhance the involvement of family and friends.

Community Access Coordination Services

Community Access Coordinators are available to assist residents in continuing care to become more active in their community.  Individual service plans are developed based on a person’s interests and the activities available in their community. Activities could include: outings with family and friends, volunteer activities, church or spiritual activities, movies or continuing education.

Further information:  Community Access for People in Continuing Care Initiative

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Alberta Seniors Programs and Services Information Guide 2012-2013

The Alberta Seniors Programs and Services Information Guide 2012-2013 has been released by the Alberta Government.  It is worth a look even if you aren’t a senior to ensure you and your loved ones are receiving all the help the government is willing to provide.

2011/08/18 – Community Consultation on Affordable Housing

You are invited by the Accessible and Affordable Housing Working Group of the Accessible Housing Society  to a community consultation promoting secondary suites as a housing option for persons with disabilities.

August 18, 2011

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

CNIB

15 Colonel Baker Place NE, Calgary

RSVP 403-242-6672 ext 123

The Accessible and Affordable Housing Working Group was created to function as a catalyst for change, to educate, and to strategize on how our Calgary communities can best address the needs for adequate, appropriate, accessible and affordable housing. The working group is a diverse mix of people that includes individuals with lived experience; professionals involved in civic, social service and housing issues; representatives from the private sector; and people from the community at large – all dedicated to the expansion of affordable and accessible housing in our Calgary communities.