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SENIOR DISABILITIES


SERVICES FOR SENIORS WITH DISABILITIES CONTACT BRANT


25 King Street, Brantford, ON N3T 3C4 Phone: 1-905-529-5100 Toll free: 1-866-228-9656 Fax: 1-844-777-6664 Email: information@contactbrant.net Website: www.contactbrant.net


Contact Brant is funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCSS/MCYS). Contact Brant serves as a single point of access for families and individuals who require MCSS/MCYS funded children’s mental health services and developmental services (all ages). Developmental service agencies provide services to children and adults who have a developmental disability (intellectual disability).


Contact Brant provides information about services available in Brantford and Brant County; their motto, “If you don’t know who to call, call Contact Brant”, says it all. Caregivers looking for agencies that serve the needs of developmentally challenged adults can access services through Contact Brant.


COMMUNITY LIVING BRANT


366 Dalhousie Street, Brantford, ON N3S 3W2 Phone 519-756-2662 Fax: 519-756-7668 Email: communitylivingbrant@clbrant.com


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Community Living Brant offers a wide variety of services and support for individuals with a developmental challenge and their families. Respite care is offered on a limited basis to families and caregivers and can be arranged through Contact Brant. Community Living Brant also provides a number of out-of-home living options. Sharing a house with three or four others, with staff support (up to 24 hours) is one option. The Association owns or rents 12 homes and supports more than 50 individuals within this model. Each home is designed to meet the specific needs of the people residing there. Some of the residential homes have been designed to accommodate individuals who use wheelchairs. The association also coordinates a literacy program and a Supportive Employment Program, and facilitates an Associate Family program that puts developmentally challenged individuals into the homes of people willing to take on this


responsibility. The Community Activity Program Includes individualized support for previously diagnosed people with developmental challenges. The focus is on leisure and recreational pursuits in and around Brantford and Brant County. Participants take part in a variety of activities, including, delivering Meals on Wheels, volunteering at Telfer Place, making crafts and projects, participating in musical interests and cooking classes, participating in sports such as bowling and swimming, going on outings and attending festivals such as Heritage Day celebrations. Supported Living Program For individuals living on their own and requiring minimal support, Community Living Brant provides assistance. More than 80 individuals currently use this service. Staff provides help on an “as needed” basis in areas such as budgeting and money management landlord/tenant issues, home and lifestyle maintenance, and active listening. Community Living Brant can only support those individuals who have been diagnosed with a developmental challenge Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Existing clients can call: 519-756-2662 All new intakes are arranged through:


DELL PHARMACY


260 St Paul Avenue, Brantford Phone 519-756-6363 Website www.dellpharmacy.com Equipment rental, home health care products, mobility aids and therapeutic hosiery. Ostomy and Diabetes supplies. Foot care clinics and pharmacist consultation Certified Asthma Specialist on staff.


L. TARA HOOPER AND ASSOCIATES


321 Rawdon Street, Brantford, ON N3S 6H7 Phone: 519-752-2000 Fax: 519-752-4292 E-mail: lhooper0521@rogers.com Website: www.ltarahooperandassociates.com L. Tara Hooper and Associates Inc. provide a variety of services for persons with disabilities including, job development services, job placement services, resume and interview skills development, one-on-one job counseling, on- site job support when required, business plan development and mentoring support. L. Tara Hooper and Associates Inc. is an approved service


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