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Kenora Association for Community Living - Host Family

Facilitates an agreement between a host family willing to share their home and life with an adult person who requires support
  • Provides funding to families willing to have individual requiring support to become part of their family
  • Oversees the creation of an agreement for living arrangements between host family and person needing support through a Case Manager who maintains documentation and oversees the provisions of the agreement
  • Offers the services of the Case Manager for the duration of the living arrangement
  • Provides a process of interviews for the home provider and training, support and supervision, as well as fire and health inspection of the home and a background police check

Application

  • Intake assessment required
  • Signed Memorandum of Understanding required between consumer, host family and Association

Eligibility

  • Individuals 18 years of age and older with an intellectual disability who wish to live with a host family and
  • Families willing to envision a lifetime commitment to sharing their home with an adult requiring support
  • Family must be willing to allow external monitoring and advocacy for the dependent consumer and
  • Agree to an in-depth annual review of the arrangement


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Physical Access

Fully Accessible

Fees

None
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