People with Disabilities

We’re Here to Help

 

WJS Canada helps people with disabilities become active and involved in their communities. Our wide range of local programs and services includes supported homes, supported independent and semi independent living, behaviour consultation and mental and physical care. We offer community living and life skill coaching, career development, rest and relief for care-givers and family support for children with disabilIties.

 

In our passion to improve lives and develop life skills, we encourage inclusion and participation. We help individuals who have developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury, FASD, autism and dual diagnosis, dementia, Factor X and mental health issues.

Customized Services

 

We offer a wide range of personalized services that gives individuals, their families and their caregivers, a choice in creating a customized approach, based in best practices and employing innovative programs that are proven to produce life-changing results. Whenever possible, we deliver our programs within the home community.

Cultural Respect

 

We have a passionate regard for the role of the individual’s background in recovery. Life-long teachings and beliefs provide a strong basis for overcoming physical, emotional and other challenges. WJS staff engage with the cultures we serve through a wide variety of cultural activities intended to apply the past in building the future.

Understanding Trauma

 

Our trauma-informed approach empowers individuals by recalling and respecting their previous experience. Knowing and understanding the past provides the key to encouraging change and creating a positive future

Accreditation

 

WJS Canada is proud to offer accredited programs. British Columbia and Alberta are accredited by CARF. In Ontario our facilities are subject to annual licensing reviews by the Ministry of Children & Youth Services. Accreditation confirms that WJS meets provincial and international standards and incorporates best practices into management and programming. It recognizes WJS employees as professionals in their respective fields and, most importantly offers the people we serve and their families assurance that the services they receive from WJS are of the highest caliber.

Referrals 

 

Referrals and requests for new programs can be made directly to us or through the referral process offered by the government agency that funds the services. Some of our services accept referrals directly from this website. If we cannot provide the services in demand, we may supply information about other agencies that could help you or. We sometimes initiate a new service to accommodate an individual and requests or ideas for new programs are always welcome. Click here for more information.