Disabilities

Disabilities

ADD/ADHD Support Group and Adlerian Parenting

Information

To give support, encouragement, and information to everyone who comes or calls.  I provide an ADD/ ADHD support group and Adlerian parenting at Irwin School (Swift Current) from 7-9 pm the second and fourth Tuesday from September until June each year.

Everyone is welcome, no referral is required.

ADD/ADHD Support Group and Adlerian Parenting

Information To give support, encouragement, and information to everyone who comes or calls.  I provide an ADD/ ADHD support group and Adlerian parenting at Irwin School (Swift Current) from 7-9 pm the second and fourth Tuesday from September until June each year. Everyone is welcome,

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

Information:

The Canada Pension Plan provides you and your family with partial replacement of earnings in the case of retirement, disability or death.

Referral Process

http://www.esdc.gc.ca/en/cpp/apply.page
 

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

Information: The Canada Pension Plan provides you and your family with partial replacement of earnings in the case of retirement, disability or death.

Canada Revenue Agency- Authorizing or Cancelling a Representative

Information:

As an individual, trust or T5 filer, your account information is confidential. You need to complete this form if you want the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to deal with another person (such as your spouse or common-law partner, other family member, friend, or accountant) who would act as your representative for income tax matters.
When you authorize a representative, you are letting that person represent you for income tax matters at the level of authorization you specify, for the tax year or years you indicate. Income tax matters include issues related to information on your tax return.
 You can immediately cancel an existing authorization either at www.cra.gc.ca/myaccount or by calling us at 1-800-959-8281. You can also cancel an existing authorization by completing parts 1, 4, and 5 of this form. An authorization will stay in effect until you cancel it, it reaches the expiry date you choose, or we are notified of your death. Your representative can also immediately delete their own authorization online at www.cra.gc.ca/representatives, or make a request by telephone, in person, or in writing

Referral Process

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pbg/tf/t1013/t1013-15e.pdf
 

Canada Revenue Agency- Authorizing or Cancelling a Representative

Information: As an individual, trust or T5 filer, your account information is confidential. You need to complete this form if you want the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to deal with another person (such as your spouse or common-law partner, other family member, friend, or accountant)

Canadian Paraplegic Association (Saskatchewan) inc.

Information:

Our mission is to assist persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance, and full community participation. We work collaboratively for inclusive communities.

Programs:

Rehabilitation Services- ​​Service Coordination/ Counselling- provides continuous support to people living with a mobility disability at any time during their lifespan as needs and challenges arise.

  • Peer Program- one of the most powerful ways of helping people adjust to the challenges in life is to provide them with opportunities to meet and learn from others who have already successfully faced the same challenges.
  • Education and Employment Program- Through our education program individuals identify the road blocks, seek alternatives, and gain the skills necessary to further their education. The employment program assists individuals to assess and identify their employment readiness and gain skills necessary for employment.
  • Discovering the Power In Me- participants receive training in developing positive life strategies and develop an understanding of how habits, attitudes, beliefs, and expectations affect our lives. Participants learn tools to overcome the roadblocks to success and increase self-motivation and confidence.

Information Services- ​​CPA provides comprehensive and relevant information for clients and their families/support network, employers, community agencies, governments, and the general public.

Community Inclusion Services- CPA offers education, inclusion and awareness training that promotes change in our communities by identifying , reducing, and removing barriers towards full community participation.

Referral Process

When referrals are received by phone, the individual is contacted by a CPA Client Service Coordinator and an intake form is completed. 

Canadian Paraplegic Association (Saskatchewan) inc.

Information: Our mission is to assist persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance, and full community participation. We work collaboratively for inclusive communities. Programs: Rehabilitation Services- ​​Service Coordination/ Counselling- provides continuous support to people living with a mobility disability at

CNIB – Seeing Beyond Vision Loss

Information:

To ensure all Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunity to fully participate in life and no Canadian loses their sight to preventable causes.

Programs:

  • Low Vision
  • Orientation and Mobility
  • Assistive Technology
  • Children and Family Services
  • Career and Employment Development

CNIB – Seeing Beyond Vision Loss

Information: To ensure all Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunity to fully participate in life and no Canadian loses their sight to preventable causes. Programs: Low Vision Orientation and Mobility Assistive Technology Children and Family Services Career and

Cognitive Disability Strategy (CDS)

Information:

The Cognitive Disabilities Strategy is meant to:

  • Improve the availability of assessment and diagnosis services;
  •  Provide services to address the unmet needs of people with cognitive disabilities;
  •  Provide training opportunities to enhance the knowledge and skills of people who provide services to individuals with cognitive disabilities;
  •  Enhance Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder prevention and intervention initiatives throughout the province;

Programs:

  • Cognitive Disability Consultant
  • Flexible Benefit Funding

Referral Process

Complete application package found at

http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/Publications_Centre/SocialServices/Cognitive-Disability-Strategy-Application.pdf

Cognitive Disability Strategy (CDS)

Information: The Cognitive Disabilities Strategy is meant to: Improve the availability of assessment and diagnosis services;  Provide services to address the unmet needs of people with cognitive disabilities;  Provide training opportunities to enhance the knowledge and skills of people who provide services to individuals with

Community Living Service Delivery (CLSD)

Information:

Community Living Service Delivery (CLSD) is a branch of the Income Assistance and Disability Services Division for the Ministry of Social Services. The mission of CLSD is to support the development of inclusive communities for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Employees of CLSD are committed to working with their clients to define their goals, dreams and aspirations, and to help enhance their development and quality of life

Programs:

Residential Services: Community Living Service Delivery provide a range of residential services and day programs based on an individual’s support need, including:
• Group homes – homes that are staffed to provide personal care, supervision and support for adults with intellectual disabilities. They are located in residential neighbourhoods throughout the province.
• Group living homes – individuals who share a group living home are responsible for paying their basic shelter costs. CLSD provides funds for the support staff that may be required.
• Supportive living programs – provide adults living in their own apartments with the limited support and supervision they may require to live as independently as possible.

Community Case Management– Each CLSD client is assigned a Community Service Worker that can provide a broad range of support including:
• Individual client support, counselling and crisis intervention.
• Assessment of client and family needs
• Family support services such as counselling, respite planning, referrals and providing other information as needed.
• Development and support of approved private-service homes
• Coordination of planning and services with individuals, families, community-based organizations
and other stakeholders.

Community Living Service Delivery (CLSD)

Information: Community Living Service Delivery (CLSD) is a branch of the Income Assistance and Disability Services Division for the Ministry of Social Services. The mission of CLSD is to support the development of inclusive communities for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Employees of CLSD are committed

Cypress Health Region – Autism Services

Autism services provides consulting services, direct (Occupational Therapy, Autism Support, and Social Work) services, we also provide group services based on client need. Autism services is the first point of contact for those querying a diagnosis of ASD or those that already have a diagnosis.

Programs

  • Social Groups
  • Functional Skills Groups
  • Direct Therapy Services (community based)
  • Consulting Services
  • Counselling (community based)

Referral Process

Parents and guardians can initiate services by calling the Autism Consultant or by completing the following referral form. Referrals may be self initiated, or done by a professional such as the school or a physician.

Cypress Health Therapy Referral Form (PDF)

Cypress Health Region – Autism Services

Autism services provides consulting services, direct (Occupational Therapy, Autism Support, and Social Work) services, we also provide group services based on client need. Autism services is the first point of contact for those querying a diagnosis of ASD or those that already have a diagnosis. Programs

Cypress Health Region – Home Care

Information:

The Cypress Health Regions Home Care Services have a mission to provide a holistic care approach to clients and caregivers in the home environment in order to maintain optimal quality of life and independence. Its vision is to develop and sustain an integrated multidisciplinary home care service that attempts to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs of all individuals and groups we serve and which is appropriate, timely, affordable, flexible, accountable, accessible and continually strives for excellence.

Programs:

  • Case Management Upon receiving a request for services, a Case Manager will complete an assessment to identify specific individual care needs. From the assessment, a personalized care plan will be developed and implemented to provide ongoing monitoring of care for each client.  A Case Manager can also provide applications for Program Beds, Day Programs, Respite Care and Long Term Care.
  • Personal Care Personal care is provided by trained Home Care Aides and includes bathing, grooming, as well as foot and nail care. It can also include assistance with dressing/undressing and medication management. ***There is a charge for this service
  • Nursing Nursing is available as part of the Cypress Health Region Home Care Program and is provided by Registered Nurses. Focusing on family-centred health care, nursing teaches self-care to clients and their families while some special treatments are offered if prescribed by the client’s physician. *** No charge to the client for services; however, a fee is charged for certain nursing supplies
  • Physical Therapy Following an initial assessment, physical therapy may be provided by a Physical Therapist and includes ongoing assessment of functioning. Preventative and maintenance therapy programs are taught to the client, as well as their family and care providers. Individual needs are assessed and rehabilitation equipment is ordered as required. *** No charge to the client
  • Meal Preparation If an individual is unable to get out of their home or prepare their own meals, meal preparation can be provided by trained Home Care Aides. It will only be approved if specific criteria is met. *** There is a charge for this service
  • Meals On Wheels The Cypress Health Region Meals on Wheels program provides nutritionally balanced meals delivered to clients’ homes. These meals are prepared at Cypress Health Region facilities and are delivered by community volunteers. *** There is a charge for this service
  • Wellness Program/Health Counselling The Wellness Program/Health Councelling assesses your health and wellness while also promoting and encouraging adults to take steps to determine and meet their own health needs. Staffed by Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses, this service provides education opportunities to promote healthy lifestyles to help you cope with changes that come with aging and to learn to live with chronic conditions that are often a part of life. Advanced foot care is aslo available for a $5 charge.

Cypress Health Region – Home Care

Information: The Cypress Health Regions Home Care Services have a mission to provide a holistic care approach to clients and caregivers in the home environment in order to maintain optimal quality of life and independence. Its vision is to develop and sustain an integrated multidisciplinary

Cypress Health Region – Therapies

Information:

Therapy services are offered throughout the Cypress Health Region. The base of the department resides in the Cypress Regional Hospital in Swift Current.

Programs:

  • Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapy focuses on those having problems with doing activities that are important to them.
  • Physical Therapy: Physical therapy focuses on a wide range of health problems such as muscles, bones and joints, and the circulatory, respiratory, and nervous systems.
  • Recreation Therapy: Recreation therapy focuses on restoring leisure independence and the overall well-being of clients.
  • Speech Language Pathology: Speech language pathology focuses on clients who need help with communication or swallowing.

Referral Process

The region’s therapy staff travel to many communities to provide services in the home locale of clients. For complete information on services available in your community please call us!

Therapy Patient Referral

Pediatric Health and Development Team – Referral Form

Cypress Health Region – Therapies

Information: Therapy services are offered throughout the Cypress Health Region. The base of the department resides in the Cypress Regional Hospital in Swift Current. Programs: Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapy focuses on those having problems with doing activities that are important to them. Physical Therapy: Physical

Cypress Hills Ability Centre inc.

Information:

We hope to provide holistic support services to individuals with disabilities to develop as participatory citizens.

Program Information:

  • Day Program– activities in Shaunavon and surrounding communities and in the vocational centre for individuals experiencing disabilities. Includes and activity area, and a workshop which functions 9:00 am until 4:00 pm Monday-Friday.
  • Supported Employment- is an employment services where job coaching, development, and employments skills are built for individuals experiencing barriers to employment and/or disability.
  • Group Homes- 24 hour care and supervision to individuals experiencing disabilities in Shaunavon and area.
  • Group Living Homes– assists individuals experiencing disabilities to live in their own home, with limited supervision.
  • Shaunavon Van for the Disabled- Provides accessible transit services in Shaunavon and district.
  • Supportive Living Services– provides residential supports as determined by a person centred plan. Services may include meal planning and preparation, cleaning and managing a home, use of leisure time, accessing community resources and support networks, assistance with budgeting, and shopping and money management skills.
  • SARCAN– beverage and electronics recycling (Monday-Friday 9:30 am tunil 4:30 pm in Shaunavon).
  • Eco-Centre- Oil, oil filter, oil container and antifreeze collection.

Referral Process

Referrals are made to the Chief Executive Officer (306) 297-2776 ext # 222. Decision is made by a committee of Cypress Hills Abilities Centres inc.

Cypress Hills Ability Centre inc.

Information: We hope to provide holistic support services to individuals with disabilities to develop as participatory citizens. Program Information: Day Program– activities in Shaunavon and surrounding communities and in the vocational centre for individuals experiencing disabilities. Includes and activity area, and a workshop which functions

Disability Tax Credit

Information:

If you or your dependant have a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions and meet certain conditions, you or your dependant may be eligible for the disability tax credit (DTC).

 

Referral Process

To determine eligibility you must complete:

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pbg/tf/t2201/README.html 

Disability Tax Credit

Information: If you or your dependant have a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions and meet certain conditions, you or your dependant may be eligible for the disability tax credit (DTC).  

Health Care Directives

Information

A health care directive is a document that outline treatment decisions that a patient has asked to be followed if they become unable to communicate or make decisions for themselves. This document is sometimes called a living will or advance care plan .

Additional Information

http://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/Health-Care-Directives-final.pdf

Form

http://www.saskpalliativecare.org/pdfs/Health%20Care%20Directives.pdf

Health Care Directives

Information A health care directive is a document that outline treatment decisions that a patient has asked to be followed if they become unable to communicate or make decisions for themselves. This document is sometimes called a living will or advance care plan . Additional

Ombudsman Saskatchewan

Information:

Promotes and protects fairness in the design and delivery of government services. Takes complaints about provincial government ministries, agencies, Crown corporations and many health entities. Now also takes complaints about services provided by municipal entities.

Ombudsman Saskatchewan

Information: Promotes and protects fairness in the design and delivery of government services. Takes complaints about provincial government ministries, agencies, Crown corporations and many health entities. Now also takes complaints about services provided by municipal entities.

Partners in Employment (PIE) – Saskatchewan Abilities Council

Information:

Working together to enrich futures through abilities. The goal is to help job seekers acquire meaningful and sustainable employment while assisting employers to meet their hiring requirements with qualified candidates.

Partners in Employment assists people with work related barriers in preparing for, securing and maintaining long-term employment.  It helps job seekers, through preparation, job placement, and job maintenance. As well as providers employer support with pre-screened candidates, on-site training and on going follow-up support.

Programs:

  • Employment preparation
  • Job Search
  • Work Experience
  • Job Shadows
  • Updating/Creating Resumes
  • Interview Preparations

Referral Process

Individuals are encouraged to walk in or accept referrals by others. People new to the program, can usually be seeing within a couple of days. The intake process is generally 2-3 appoints, which allow for an individualized and personal plan.

Referral Form – Referral to PIE

Partners in Employment (PIE) – Saskatchewan Abilities Council

Information: Working together to enrich futures through abilities. The goal is to help job seekers acquire meaningful and sustainable employment while assisting employers to meet their hiring requirements with qualified candidates. Partners in Employment assists people with work related barriers in preparing for, securing and

Public Guardian and Trustee

The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee:

  • protects the property rights of children under the age of eighteen;
  • administers the property and finances of adults who are incapable of managing their financial affairs, monitors other property guardians and investigates allegations of financial abuse;
  • administers the estates of deceased persons; and
  • holds and administers unclaimed property.

 

http://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/pgtbooklet

Public Guardian and Trustee

The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee: protects the property rights of children under the age of eighteen; administers the property and finances of adults who are incapable of managing their financial affairs, monitors other property guardians and investigates allegations of financial abuse; administers

Saskatchewan Aids to Independent Living (SAIL)

Information:

Seniors with physical disabilities or certain chronic health conditions may be eligible to receive supplies and equipment from the SAIL program. Examples include wheelchairs, walkers, home oxygen, prosthetics, and assistance with the cost of ostomy supplies.

Program Objectives

  • Provide people with physical disabilities and certain chronic health conditions a basic level of coverage for disability related equipment, devices, products, and supplies in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Improve affordability of disability supports.
  • Ensure easy access to benefits by maintaining effective co-ordination with health professionals and provider agencies in the community and institutions.
  • Help facilitate discharge from hospital so people can return to their homes.
  • Ensure appropriate and reasonable use of SAIL benefits.

Referral Process

To be eligible for SAIL, you must:

  • Be a resident of Saskatchewan
  • Be referred for service by an authorized health care professional
  • Not receive benefits from other government agencies such as Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI), Worker’s Compensation Board, Health Canada (Non-Insured Health Benefits Program), or Department of Veterans Affairs

Saskatchewan Aids to Independent Living (SAIL)

Information: Seniors with physical disabilities or certain chronic health conditions may be eligible to receive supplies and equipment from the SAIL program. Examples include wheelchairs, walkers, home oxygen, prosthetics, and assistance with the cost of ostomy supplies. Program Objectives Provide people with physical disabilities and

Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability (SAID)

Information:

The Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability (SAID) is an income support program for people with significant and enduring disabilities. It offers individuals the dignity of greater choice of services and participation in their community.

Individual’s needs are assessed based on Government rates, and if they’re unable to make their basic needs they are granted assistance. Clients do not have to pay back any Government grant.

Benefits will include:

  • Basic Needs
  • Disability Needs
  • Supplementary Health Benefits

You may be eligible for SAID if you:

  • Are a Saskatchewan resident, 18 years of age or older;
  • Lack financial resources to provide for your basic needs; and
  • Have a significant and enduring disability that is of a permanent nature, substantially impacts daily living activities, and which result in a person requiring assistance in the form of an assistive device, assistance of another person, a service animal, or other accommodation.

A Disability Impact Assessment is a part of the application process and is designed to identify the presence of a significant and enduring disability.

Referral Process

If you are reciving income support from SAP and think you might qualify for SAID, complete the application/assessment package that was mailed to you. If you need help completing the application and/or assessment, contact someone from the attached list of community-based organizations (CBO’s).

If you ARE NOT receiving income support from SAP and you think you might qualify for SAID, phone the SAID inquiry line to find out more.

Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability (SAID)

Information: The Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability (SAID) is an income support program for people with significant and enduring disabilities. It offers individuals the dignity of greater choice of services and participation in their community. Individual’s needs are assessed based on Government rates, and if they’re

Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement

Information:

The Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement (SRHS) is a monthly payment that helps families with low-to-moderate income, and individuals with disabilities, access quality and affordable rental housing. The supplement is made up of two benefits:

  1. The Family Rental Housing Supplement – provides benefits for families with low-to-moderate income who have children under the age of 18 to help pay their household rental costs.
  2. The Disability Rental Housing Supplement – provides benefits for low-to-moderate income single individuals, families, and couples without children who have supports in their household to accommodate a physical or cognitive disability-related need

Additional Information:

http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/Publications_Centre/SocialServices/Saskatchewan-Employment-and-Rental-Housing-Supplement.pdf

 

Referral Process

 http://publications.gov.sk.ca/documents/17/30018-Saskatchewan-Disability-Rental-Housing-Supplement-Application-1902.pdf

Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement

Information: The Saskatchewan Rental Housing Supplement (SRHS) is a monthly payment that helps families with low-to-moderate income, and individuals with disabilities, access quality and affordable rental housing. The supplement is made up of two benefits: The Family Rental Housing Supplement – provides benefits for families

Southwest Homes

Information

Southwest Homes is a community where all people are accepted and treated equally!  Southwest Homes empowers individuals within an intellectual disability to achieve their goals and be valued members of the community.

Programs:

  • 24 hour residential services in a group home setting
  • Supportive Living Program
  • Community Based Day Program (Monday-Friday 8:30 am until 4:00 pm)
  • Southwest Apartments- Affordable housing for individuals with an intellectual disability or mental health issue.

Referral Process

All applicants must meet the criteria of Community Living Service Delivery (CLSD) to be a part of any of our programs within the exception of being a tenant in the apartment building. Applications can be sent through email or picked up at our main office which is located at 440 South Railway Street East.

 

Southwest Homes

Information Southwest Homes is a community where all people are accepted and treated equally!  Southwest Homes empowers individuals within an intellectual disability to achieve their goals and be valued members of the community. Programs: 24 hour residential services in a group home setting Supportive Living

Southwest Mentorship Program

Information:

The Southwest Mentorship Program aims to provide access to mentors for services provided by a number of agencies within the southwest, and to close the gaps between support for services provision and actual services provided.

Program Information:

A variety of agencies have access to funding for mentorship, however the ability to secure mentors for the service delivery proves to be problematic.  The mentorship program strives to ensure that a list of available mentors is appropriately matched to the requests that are forwarded for services. The location, time, and date are dependent upon the needs of the individuals requiring services.

Referral Process

Referrals come to the mentorship program through all agencies involved.

Southwest Mentorship Program

Information: The Southwest Mentorship Program aims to provide access to mentors for services provided by a number of agencies within the southwest, and to close the gaps between support for services provision and actual services provided. Program Information: A variety of agencies have access to

Special Needs Equipment – Saskatchewan Abilities Council

Information:

The Special Needs Equipment program provides the following services:

  1. Equipment Loan Program
  2. Repair and Maintenance
  3. Retail Sales

 

Special Needs Equipment – Saskatchewan Abilities Council

Information: The Special Needs Equipment program provides the following services: Equipment Loan Program Repair and Maintenance Retail Sales  

Special Support Program (Drug Plan)

Information:

This is an income-tested program that helps residents with high drug costs in relation to their income. Eligible applicants will receive a deductible and/or a co-payment on their prescription drugs for each calendar year.

Referral Process

https://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/health/prescription-drug-plans-and-health-coverage/extended-benefits-and-drug-plan/special-support-program

Special Support Program (Drug Plan)

Information: This is an income-tested program that helps residents with high drug costs in relation to their income. Eligible applicants will receive a deductible and/or a co-payment on their prescription drugs for each calendar year.

Swift Current and District Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECIP)

Information

The Swift Current and District Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECIP) is primarily an in home support program which runs Monday through Saturday (8:30 am until 6:00 pm). The focus of ECIP is to build children’s and families capacity and confidence by providing skills, knowledge, and resources through direct services and supports both in the home and in the community to assist in developing a child’s fullest potential.

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted if they are self initiated or from a third party. To begin the referral please contact (306)773-3600

Early Childhood Intervention Program Referral Form (PDF)

Swift Current and District Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECIP)

Information The Swift Current and District Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECIP) is primarily an in home support program which runs Monday through Saturday (8:30 am until 6:00 pm). The focus of ECIP is to build children’s and families capacity and confidence by providing skills, knowledge,

The Saskatchewan Abilities Council

Information:

The Saskatchewan Abilities Council works with people of varying abilities to enhance their independence and participation in the community through vocational, rehabilitation, and recreational services.

We are working together to enrich futures through abilities.

Program Information:

Summer Fun Program (July-August- The rewards of laughter, play, and learning are immeasurable for every child: friendship, confidence, maturity, and personal development. This concept is the guiding force behind the Summer Fun program at the Saskatchewan Abilities Council. Activities and field trips in the community provide children with disabilities with meaningful learning and recreational opportunities.

  • Open to individuals with disabilities between the ages of 6 and 22
  • Operates throughout July and August
  • Registration fee may be applicable

​​SLYP-Out Program (Ages 12-22, September-May)

SLYP-Out is a recreational program for youth with a physical disability. It is a flexible program that is developed around the interests and needs of registered participants to provide them with leisure and physical activities within the community. Going to the movies, attending community events, and playing mini golf are a few of the activities past participants have enjoyed.

SLYP-Out offers seasonal sessions with activities taking place in the evenings. Participants are responsible for costs such as admission fees and snacks.

Quality of Life Centre

The Quality of Life Centres offer a day program for adults with disabilities that provides opportunities for community connection, personal development, and recreational activities. Quality of Life Centres currently operate at the Regina, Yorkton and Swift Current branches. The program curriculum is created to offer meaningful opportunities within the community and to develop skills that enhance the quality of life for each client.

Partners in Employment

Partners in Employment provides free employment services for people with disabilities. Partners in Employment offers an extensive range of professional employment services to both individuals and employers.

Our services are specifically designed to assist individuals with hidden or visible disabilities find and maintain employment. Key services include:

  • Employment Preparation
  • Job Placement
  • Job Maintenance
  • Supported Employment
  • Work Experience

Access Transit

Access Transit provides transportation to individuals with specific mobility challenges who require travel assistance within city limits. The Saskatchewan Abilities Council operates Access Transit services in Swift Current. Enjoy the convenience of accessible transportation.

Referral Process

We encourage you to call (306)773-2076 to discuss the type of service you are looking for.

The Saskatchewan Abilities Council

Information: The Saskatchewan Abilities Council works with people of varying abilities to enhance their independence and participation in the community through vocational, rehabilitation, and recreational services. We are working together to enrich futures through abilities. Program Information: Summer Fun Program (July-August- The rewards of laughter, play,

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