L.I.F.E services is a community employment and inclusion service with the focus on supporting the person in:
- Lifelong Learning
- Inclusion and Involvement in their communities.
- Developing Friendships and Relationships.
- Paid Employment
L.I.F.E. is a one-to-one service meaning that their staff are completely focussed on them while they are working together. L.I.F.E. is a flexible and responsive service. The person meets their staff when and where best suits their needs and they decide their schedule week to week and work out the details with their support team.
L.I.F.E based services supports the person in increasing their network of unpaid supports. Unpaid or “Natural” supports are people who are not paid to be in their life. Friends, Family and Co-workers are examples of “natural” supports.
L.I.F.E. is also and Employment service. To be in L.I.F.E. services a person must want to work and develop independence.
The L.I.F.E. program is intended for those who wish to be employed, to grow, develop independence, expand their personal networks, develop friendships and relationships. The supported persons are the directors of their lives and are involved in all aspects of planning and organizing their schedules. Staff take direction from the person they work with.
“Nothing about me without me”.
For more information on this program contact Max Sumner, Director of Programs at 604.523.0303 or at firstname.lastname@example.org