" The Lutheran Community Care Centre provides flexible and responsive social, developmental and spiritual services to people in the northern region of Ontario. "

Adult Protective Service Worker Program

The Adult Protective Service Worker program supports adults with a developmental disability that are living on their own to live as independently, safely and securely as possible in the community. The program is available to those living in Thunder Bay and along the North Shore.

The support you can expect from the Adult Protective Services Program includes the following:

  • Case Management: Coordinate supports to meet the individual’s needs to reach their optimum level of independence, while focusing on community inclusion.
  • Advocacy: Ensure the individual is informed of their rights and is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
  • Community Capacity Building: Assist the individual in utilizing their natural supports to enhance their lives, increase community awareness of developmental disabilities and strive to create a range of opportunities in the community by developing partnerships.

If you would like to learn more about the Adult Protective Service Worker Program the following resources may interest you:

Policy Guidelines for Adult Protective Service Worker Program 2012

Ministry of Community and Social Services - Adult Protective Service Worker

Adult Protective Services Association of Ontario

If you are interested in receiving service from the Adult Protective Service Worker Program, please contact Developmental Services Ontario Northern Region:

Developmental Services Ontario Northern Region
Lutheran Community Care
245B Bay Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 6P2
Toll Free: 1-855-376-6673 - Option 2
Fax: 807-343-3999
Email: dsonr@lccctbay.ca
Web: www.dsontario.ca

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