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Capability Support Services

Site: Mailing Address

Service: VIS-ABLE Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 289-408-8000
Fax 905-538-7140
E-Mail info@capabilitysupport.ca
Website capabilitysupport.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Thrive-Group-126178830797173/
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Primary Contact Wendy Vella, Program Coordinator; Phone: 289-408-8000 ext 128; Email: wvella@thrivegroup.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2008
Primary Executive Lucy Sheehan, Executive Director, Community Services, AbleLiving Services / Capability Support Services, Thrive Group; Phone: 289-309-8477 ext 146; Fax: 905-383-7112; Email: lsheehan@thrivegroup.ca
Alternate Executive Andrea Evershed, Assistant Director, Community Services, Thrive Group; Phone: 289-408-8000 ext 150; Fax: 905-383-7112; Email: aevershed@thrivegroup.ca
Funding Provincial - Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Program provided in partnership with Vision Loss Rehabilitation that supports 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
Burlington, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Capability Support Services 
William Osler Building 
565 Sanatorium Rd, Suite 205 
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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