At New Directions we recognize everyone's right to belong to a family and community, as well as their right to live meaningful lives with access to personalized supports that will assist them on their journey. Who We Are
We encourage each individual to be as independent as possible and respect that these individuals can and do make decisions to the best of their ability and we advocate that others in the community respect these choices and opinions.
We support children, adolescents and adults who may have an intellectual and/or physical disability and/or use American Sign Language to communicate.
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Who We Are
New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families Inc. is a nonprofit community-based organization that provides a diverse range of supports to individuals in a variety of settings. The range of services and supports we provide include day services to 24/7 staff residential settings, independent living where staff provide assistance only in identified targeted areas, supportive housing, cultural and education services, therapy, clinical and counselling services, and professional training.
Who We Support
We provide supports to children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings, within the community. Individuals may have an intellectual disability and/or physical disability and/or use American Sign Language to communicate. We encourage every individual we support to be as independent as possible, respect that these individuals can make decisions to the best of their ability; and advocate that others in the community respect these choices and opinions.
Adult Home & Support Services
A range of services that provide housing support to adults living with an intellectual disability or mental health issues.
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