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Capability Support Services

Site: Burlington - Westwood Hub

Service: VIS-ABLE Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 289-408-8000
Fax 905-538-7140
Website capabilitysupport.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Thrive-Group-126178830797173/
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Primary Contact Kim Russell, Burlington Vis-able Coordinator; Phone: 905-338-8357 ext 128; Email: krussell@thrivegroup.ca
Alternate Contact Jennifer McMahon, Manager, Community Programs; Phone: 905-338-8357 ext 152; Email: jmcmahon@thrivegroup.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established April 1, 2008
Primary Executive Lucy Sheehan, Executive Director; Phone: 905-692-4465 ext 146; Email: lsheehan@thrivegroup.ca
Funding Provincial - HNHB LHIN
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Program provided in partnership with Vision Loss Rehabilitation that provides support for individuals with vision loss and additional functional needs due to a permanent physical disability 
Services include: 
* personal care with the aid of an attendant  
* vision loss specific training in the areas of orientation and mobility  
* home and personal management  
* communication skills
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Service Mon-Sun 7 am-11 pm
Areas Served Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Norfolk County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Must have both vision loss and a physical disability to qualify for service and require personal care
Application Self referral
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Westwood Hub
982 Falcon Blvd
Burlington, ON L7T 3C1
View Google Map
Intersection Falcon Blvd and Plains Rd E
Mailing Address 565 Sanatorium Rd 
Hamilton, ON L9C 7N4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care ; Older Adults
HCSD Sub Heading Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities ; Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Programs for Home Support
Service Categories Attendant Services for People With Disabilities ~ Multiple Disabilities ; Attendant Services for People With Disabilities ~ Visual Impairments ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Multiple Disabilities ; Independent Living Skills Instruction ~ Visual Impairments ; Orientation and Mobility Training ; Personal Care ~ Multiple Disabilities ; Personal Care ~ Visual Impairments

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