Surex Community Services provides Residential and Community Supports Programming to adults who have a variety of disability:
- Person’s with a developmental disability
- People requiring wheel chair accessibility who also have a developmental disability
- People with a dual diagnosis and /or challenging behaviours
Our residential and community supports program are funded by the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services.
Surex operates 11 residential homes located in the east of Toronto. Our homes provide 24 hours, 7 days a week supervision and support.
Most homes provide single bedrooms however a few programs have bedroom share.
Two homes are for individuals requiring wheel chair accessibility.
COMMUNITY SUPPORTS PROGRAM
Also known as the “John Carbone Centre” is an active, stimulating environment that promotes learning and growth. The program not only serves individuals from Surex but also serves individuals living at home and with other community providers. It operates Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm year round.
The program offers several components. These program components are designed to meet the specific needs and challenges of each person. We stress active individual participation and integration into the community wherever possible.
The program components include:
- Recreation – provides leisure and recreation opportunities and an atmosphere to promote socialization.
- Routines & Structure – provides familiarity and predictability through routines; maintain and enhance daily living skills, maintain and develop communication and social skills, promote health nutrition and fitness balance.
- Training – provides academic learning opportunities, maintain and develop communication skills and build social skills.
- Sensory – provides a high level of physical and emotional support and care in a stimulating and safe environment.
- Community Events – provides opportunities for community inclusion.