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.
The Salvation Army Broadview Village supports people with a development disability in established communities within the Greater Toronto Area. The homes are a place for life-long living, learning, skill development and developing social relationships.
With 14 homes (and growing!) Residents live life and participate in house routines and activities. Each person is supported through an Individual Support Plan (ISP), that articulates goals set by residents and focused on maximizing opportunities for personal growth. Staff of the home are committed to assisting the residents to optimize their abilities, quality of life and pursue their goals and personal dreams.
To provide, develop and support access to the most appropriate living arrangements,
To encourage and facilitate the development of personal social networks,
To create an accepting living atmosphere where learning can take place,
To support each resident to become less dependent on others,
To assist individuals in making personal goals.
Booth Supportive Services provides support and services to people diagnosed with mental health disorders and addiction issues with the goal of keeping them housed, holistically healthy, connected with their communities and with resources. The program is geared towards those with a mental health/addictions diagnosis, are +18, have a history of chronic homelessness, and housing has been recently secured.
The program is unique, in that, unlike most housing workers in the shelter system and other support service agencies, our staff are tasked to work with and walk alongside clients, befriending and empowering them. Our goal is to provide any or all the tools and services they need to regain and own their lives and live independently in a healthy and happy manner within a two-year time frame but with aftercare follow-up thereafter.
The following is the criteria to be eligible to receive Booth Supportive Services (BSS) Case Management Services. Clients must meet the following criteria to apply: