Broadview Village – The Salvation Army

Day Supports for Adults with Mental Health Challenges and/or Dual Diagnosis

Information for People Receiving Supports and Services, Families, Caregivers, and Advocates.

In response to the shifting routines in our community and world-wide prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a temporary suspension of some of our supports and full closures of others. Things may seem different in this moment, but our mission remains the same.

Our main concern at this time is to ensure that we continue to provide the best support possible for the people we serve, while continuing to follow directives from our Provincial Government and following guidelines set out by the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Ontario Ministry of Health.

Transitional Employment Program (TEP)

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The Transitional Employment Program (TEP) is a vocational program for people coping with mental health challenges.

• Our Focus: To provide our participants with work opportunities, training and support. Real work for real pay.

• Our Goal: To encourage and empower the people we support in fulfilling meaningful contributions to society and to sustaining good mental health and emotional well-being.

• Our Vision: to strive for those we serve to participate independently and fully in healthy work and community life of their choice.

Linking People with Opportunities for Healing, Empowerment & Employment

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TEP has developed enduring community partnerships in order to provide opportunities for training, skill development and employment. TEP promotes a person-centered approach to support individuals back into the workforce.

How are we funded?

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The Transitional Employment Program is funded by the Ministry of Health and The Salvation Army (a registered charity). All proceeds generated from the services provided go directly to supporting our employees, linking them to potential permanent employers and providing Mental Health Awareness within our Community

People interested in joining TEP

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People interested in joining TEP are assessed, interviewed, and hired by The Salvation Army as employees. We provide ongoing support, job shadowing, counselling, training, and education to each of our employees/ program participants.

Need some work done?

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Talk to us about having a team of TEP staff fulfill your business needs

The Salvation Army TEP is sensitive to the needs of our customers. We are committed to partnering with you to deliver the highest standard of service.

The people we support have acquired expertise and proficiency in general labour jobs. As a company or an individual, you can contract with our program to have a team of our employees provide service to your home or place of business. Our employees have developed strong work ethics and are valuable assets to our partnering organizations.

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Job Coaches

Job Coaches are available to provide support, information and coaching to our customers in understanding Mental Health Challenges in the workplace. We strive for customer satisfaction.

TEP has a valid WSIB certificate and all our employees are covered under The Workplace Insurance Board.

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Services we offer:

We have an excellent team of dedicated employees who can provide you with services that are tailored to meet your specific needs.

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  • Office Cleaning
  • Custodian & Janitorial Work
  • Housekeeping
  • Landscaping & Gardening
  • Window Cleaning
  • Painting
  • Floor Buffing & Waxing
  • Carpet Cleaning
  • Pop & Snacks Vending
  • Vehicle Interior Detailing
  • Moving
  • Event Setup

People Learning Useful Skills (P.L.U.S.) Program

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The People Learning Useful Skills (P.L.U.S.) Program is a community-based program providing opportunities to develop Vocational, Social and Life skills for people coping with mental health challenges.

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The P.L.U.S. Program offers supportive counselling, social/recreational activities, and a schedule of life skills groups that promote skill development and maintaining good mental health. The program focusses on a Person-Centered Approach where individuals can choose activities and groups of interest. Participants have opportunities to develop vocational skills in an industrial work setting and/or volunteer in the Meals that Heal Program.

Individual Counselling

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Each participant is teamed with a Counsellor who will assist in developing goals towards job readiness, employment and/or maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Counsellors provide supportive and crisis counselling, advocacy and referral assistance where needed or requested.

Social / Recreation Groups

Activities include:  Music, Garden Club, Walking Club, Arts and Crafts

Social Skills and Life skills Groups

Sessions include Living with Diabetes, Budgeting, Mindfulness, Deep Breathing Techniques and Daily Stretches

Meals that Heal Program

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Participants prepare meals in an industrial kitchen for people at risk of homelessness. These meals are delivered in the community. Participants also receive training in safe food handling, and meal preparation.

Vocational Opportunities

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Participants attending the P.L.U.S. Program will receive work opportunities, training and support so that they can explore job readiness and develop the skills needed to transition into competitive employment.

The P.L.U.S. Partnership

Participants of the P.L.U.S. Program have the unique opportunity of joining the P.L.U.S. Partnership and signing the Partnership Agreement.  Partners of this agreement  come together to make profits in business.  The P.L.U.S. Partnership is managed by an elected Steering Committee from it’s members. The partners develop an understanding of managing a business.  Partners share the profits of the revenue generated from the services they provided to our Affirmative Business and other Valued Customers.

Transition to Competitive Employment

When participants of the P.L.U.S. Program have developed the skills needed for competitive employment, their Counsellor will make a referral for eligibility to the TEP Program, or recruitment in the Affirmative Business. 

Affirmative Business

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The Affirmative Business is a Packaging and Light Assembly Business that supports individuals who are transitioning from the P.L.U.S. Program and CEPE Program who are ready for competitive employment: Real Work for Real Pay.

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Our goal is to encourage and empower the people we support towards meaningful contributions to society and to sustaining good mental health and emotional well-being.

QUALITY CUSTOM PACKAGING SERVICES

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The Salvation Army is sensitive to the needs of our customers and we are committed to partnering with you to deliver the highest standard of service while helping you in reducing overhead service and manufacturing costs.

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The Affirmative Business is committed to supplying cost effective and environmentally friendly packaging on time and on budget. We can solve packaging challenges and problems with innovative solutions. The Affirmative Business has been providing quality contract packaging at the right price and on time.

The Affirmative Business Specializes in:

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  • High Speed Shrink Wrapping

  • POP Display Assembly
  • Retail Promo Packs
  • Full Line Assembly
  • Mailings and Fulfilment
  • Repacking/Labeling

  • Heat Sealing

  • Bagging

  • Liquid Filling

Fast Delivery

Quality Service

Right Price