The Pillar Program offers Overnight Staffed Residences, Supported Independent Living and Community Supports.

Who can participate?

Persons who are eligible to receive funding through Disability Services and have been diagnosed with a mental illness, and/or have FASD, have or may have had addictions, have or may have had criminal charges and/or convictions, have been in other services that have not met their needs.

What do we offer?

The Pillar Program offers support to individuals through the following services:

Overnight Staffed Residences - Staffing supports are provided 24 hours per day.  Supports are intended to provide a safe home environment and promote independence.  Supports provided are individualized to meet the needs of each person residing in the home.

Supported Independent Living - This service is intended for individuals who are living independently or who have the ability and desire to live independently in the Community.  Each service is developed to best suit the needs of the individual being supported.   This support is meant to teach and assist with skill development. with the outcomes focused on increased independence and should not be confused with home care or personal care.

Community Supports - Supports are intended to assist individuals to connect to activities, resources, volunteer and employment opportunities(for program participants who are not eligible for EPSS’ other DS funded employment program), cultural and religious activities. Supports are individualized to meet the needs of each person.

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