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Program Title : VITA Community Living Services Respite
Program Time : varies from hourly, daily, weekly or monthly.
Program Runs from : Ongoing
Program Length : varies
Program Cost : Details Below
Admission Criteria : At VITA, services are provided to individuals 16 years of age and over who are diagnosed with a developmental disability or are dually diagnosed.
Activities : Residential and day respite programs are offered in both Toronto and York Region. Individualized respite plans are created with each family.
A variety of recreation-based summer programs and March break programs are provided which combine community with in house activities designed to promote social interaction and peer relationships.
Comments : Vita offers a variety of services. Traditionally, residential, respite and conventional day programs (Community Participation programs) are funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services.

Fee for Service Programs:
Vita opened its door to the individuals with developmental disabilities and dual diagnosis who are in a need of affordable and appropriate day services. There is a variety of programs for adults available in Toronto and York region. Information about these programs can be find under the following headings: day services, evening/weekends, Learning You or by contacting Support Services Department at 416-749-6234. The cost of the program depends of the level of assistance an individual with developmental disability and/or dual diagnosis requires. This is determined on individual basis. Generally, in a setting where there is one Vita staff with 4 adults with developmental disability the cost is $45 per day (9 to 5) with additional $100 for extended hours until 6 pm monthly. There are variety of options to attend available: full time and part time attendance.

Educational programs (like Learning You) are priced based on duration of each course as well as the level of staff assistance required.
Disability / Special Needs : ADHD/ADD, Allergies, Alternative Communication Devices, Autism/PDD, Behavioural, CPR, Challenging Behaviours, Crisis Prevention & Intervention (CPI), Developmental Disability, Dual Diagnosis, First Aid, G/J Tube, Medical, Medically Complex, Mobility, Personal Care (toileting), Physical, Physical Disability, Seizures, Sign Language, Speech & Language / Communication
Individual(s) Served : Male and Female
Type of Respite : Out of Home
Age Category : 18-21 Young Adult, 22-30 Adult, 31-50 Adult and 50+ Seniors
Agency : VITA Community Living Services & Mens Sana
Agency Contact : Selina McDonald
Phone : 416 749 6234 x.233
Fax : 416 749 1456
Email Address : smcdonald@vitacls.org
Option offered at : Various locations in Central East (York) and Toronto Region., Toronto and York Region, ON
Nearest Intersection : varies according to option
Regions : Central, South-East and South-West
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