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Community Services for Independence North West
Community Outreach

Provides personal assistance (attendant services) to individuals with disabilities in all areas of daily living activities in their own homes
  • Encourages consumers to achieve and maintain maximum independence and to assume total responsibility for governing their life
  • Develops service plans with individual and sets up schedule according to their plan

Support provided in the following areas:

Personal Skills
  • Banking and shopping
  • Dressing/undressing
  • Exercises (physiotherapy and motion exercises)
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Meal preparation
  • Personal hygiene
  • Transferring

Management Skills
  • Managing personal finances
  • Hiring, scheduling and managing personal Attendant
  • Using community resources
  • Maintaining a reasonable state of health
Community Coordinators are:
  • Fort Frances - Sarah Gervais, 1018 Crowe Ave, Fort Frances, Ont P9A 2M2, Ph: 807-274-5230, Fax: 807-274-5230, Email:
  • Dryden - Derek Enns, 916 Ottawa St, Keewatin, Ont, Email:
  • Sioux Lookout - Randi Doggett, 66 Ethel St, Sioux Lookout, Ont P8T 1E2, Ph: 807-737-7307, Fax: 807-737-4639, Email:
  • Individual with varying degrees of physical disabilities or
  • Living with a family and requiring some attendant assistance

Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Client can hire and manage their own attendant staff person through assistance from the Coordinator or
  • Client can choose to have an attendant provided and managed by the Coordinator
  • Assistance can be scheduled from 15 minutes per day to a maximum of 6 hours per day and
  • Visits can be from 1 visit per day to a maximum of 6 visits per 7-day week
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
Last Verified On November 19, 2018

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