This program is a 24 hour staffed supportive housing facility located at 345 St. George’s Avenue in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The program currently houses 10 residents. The program is staffed by housing support workers and nurses.
We provide support in many ways, including: medication, facilitating appointments, life skills training, medical health care, mental health care, addictions support, family relationships, vocational skills and more.
We are continually working on establishing connections within the community to ensure our residents receive support in all areas where they have identified a need. We are currently working with many community services, including: Sault Area Hospital, foot care providers, diabetic supports, community mental health workers, Narcotics Anonymous, the Indian Friendship Centre, the Gore street Hub, various physicians and psychiatrists, the nurse practitioner led clinic, HIV/AIDS Resource Program, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and respiratory therapists.
We provide programming throughout each day, including weekends,that involves various aspects of personal health and well-being, including: interpersonal skills, maintaining hygiene, maintaining wellness, self esteem, mindfulness, and smoking cessation. We also provide social recreation through nature walks, art, music nights, game nights, and various community outings.
We provide a varied and nutritious menu of home cooked meals that the residents participate in cooking. This allows for a home-like feel to our facility and some hands-on life skills training. We also have full, on-site laundry facilities and provide assistance, when needed, with completing laundry chores in a timely and efficient manner. The program also provides assistance with housekeeping within the residents units.
If you have any further questions, comments or concerns please contact the Housing Support Program at 705-945-8685 or the Director, Community Support at 705-759-0458 ext. 226.