Abby House: 2676 Gladys Ave, Abbotsford BC, V2S 3X8 Phone: 604.850.1235
Cheamview: 8916 Mary Street, Chilliwack BC, V2P 4J4 Phone: 604.792.5287
Administration (Abbotsford): 604.850.1168

Assisted Community Living Support

Creative Centre Society will provide ACLS service to meet the following:

  1. To increase the clients’ ability to manage their personal life activities through the provision of rehabilitation, education, training and support.
  2. To increase the clients’ stability in the community, in cooperation with the mental health staff, through the provision of individualized support.

ACLS Program Description:

The rehabilitation program and service will include a wide range of supports and assistance which may vary in intensity and may include assistance by addressing any or more of the following areas:

Personal Care:
grooming, hygiene, self care skills, clothing maintenance
Household Management:
laundry, cleaning, food preparation, menu planning, shopping
Liaison/Advocacy:
liaison and advocacy to full utilization of community, Government, Health and Social Services
Money Management:
budgeting, banking
Housing Support:
suite identification/administration, liaison/support to landlord, utility companies
Personal Effectiveness:
problem solving, decision making, communication, goal setting
Community integration:
accompanying to social/recreational activities
use of public services – transit
group work – build social contacts
peer support/self help
Support:
encouragement/confidence building/security
encouraging and assist maintenance of therapeutic contacts e.g.
Mental health and doctors appointments
time structuring and management
emergency availability
crisis intervention management
development of a personal goal plan