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Almaguin Highlands Community Living

Programs include residential and community participation supports:
  • Two group homes in Powassan.
  • Enhanced Support Independent Living Program in Sundridge
  • Supported Independent Living Program provides regular support to individuals living on their own in the community. 
  • Community Work Experience provides employment supports and guidance including job training, job placement and assessment. Individuals supported by Almaguin Highlands may be hired to do basic property maintenance such as grass cutting, raking and simple gardening, or snow shoveling
  • Community Participation Program- helps individuals access recreational and leisure opportunities within their communities. Also provides assistance in the areas of personal management, social development, household management, basic academic skills, service and community awareness
  •  Passport Program- Administration of Passport Funds, taking care of all paperwork and recouping directly from the Passport program AHCL can aid in navigating these funds in two ways: Either by brokering services from outside qualified contract workers or by directly providing services through internal resource. This program helps adults access recreational activities within their communities and provides additional respite to care givers.  
  • Family Support Services Program provides assistance to families with a child under age 18 who has intellectual disabilities. Information on developmental delays, community resources, support counselling, government programs. Referral to appropriate resources. Assistance with applications and advocacy. Financial assistance
  • Respite Program for adults and children
  • Family Home for adults
  • Transitions assists youth and young adults with an intellectual disability in transitioning from school to life and as adults in the community

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Residences: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
People with an intellectual disability. Psychological assessment is required.
Application Process
Adults must apply through Developmental Services Ontario, call 1-855-376-6376 or e-mail:

After psychological assessment is performed, application is completed and assessment conducted to determine level of support.

For children, contact office directly.
Documents Required
Details will be provided if required.
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Community Connection, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Last Verified On
January 14, 2022