Adult

MACL provides a wide range of meaningful, quality Adult services to the community of Mission. We offer the following services, Community Inclusion Programs, Employment Program, Out Reach Program, and Adult Residential Living

COMMUNITY INCLUSION PROGRAMS

MACL has 3 Community Inclusion Programs, Bridge Skill Development, Individual Support Services (ISS), and Community Day Program (CDP). These programs provide a mix of large group, small group and individualized activities in the areas of life skills enhancement, community access, volunteering, recreation and leisure for adults of all ages at multiple sites in the community.

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Employment Services

Employment Services focuses on job readiness with the specific goal of helping participants find employment. This is accomplished through a process of assessment, discovery, skill training and job readiness training. Employment Services assists individuals to discover their strengths and passions and tie those things to jobs. Following the discovery process, individuals are assisted to develop related skills and finally secure and maintain employment.

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supported living services

Supported Living Services is an outreach program funded by Community Living BC to meet the unique needs of adults with intellectual disabilities who live on their own or who are preparing to live on their own in the near future. Learn More

Residential

MACL offers a variety of residential services to Youth and Adults in the Mission Community. Our homes are warm and welcoming and our staff work hard to ensure that the rights of those who live in the home are respected and that they have full access to their community in a way that is meaningful to them.

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Homeshare

Home Sharing is a unique lifestyle that helps to integrate and build relationships between individuals, families and communities. Home Sharing is for individuals who want to share a home with a family or a person. Supports may include assistance with selfcare and relationship building, life skills, meal preparation

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Family Support Services

MACL’s Family Support Services provide supports to families with child/youth and adults with special needs. This service is meant to strengthen families’ ability to promote their child/adult’s healthy development, access to resources and services and inclusion in the community. This service offers educational events, support meetings and can assists families/caregivers to navigate through the referral and assessment processes (including support filling in forms!). This service is free and voluntary.

How to access MACLs Adult Family Support service:

Contact MACL’s Family Support Worker, Kerridan by phone at 604-826-9080 ext. 280 or by email familysupport@macl.bc.ca There is no waitlist for MACL’s Family Support Services Contact Us

RESPITE

Our respite program provides temporary rest and renewal for primary caregivers of an adult with a disability. Respite may be as short as a 24-hour period, but can also be for longer periods of time

We match individuals with screened respite contractors who share interests and activities with persons served, and who are willing to provide short-term support.

Individuals receiving respite have opportunities to develop new relationships with other families and friends, and experience different community events and other enjoyable occasions.

How to access MACL’s Adult Respite Services:

Please contact Community Living BC (CLBC) at (604) 870-5900 to determine eligibility and ask for a referral. CLBC manages all referrals and the waitlist for this program.

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RESPITE CONTRACTORS

For more information on becoming a respite contractor visit our employment page to learn more