The SAL program supports people to live independently in the community through services that fall within 3 broad categories:
Community based 1:1 shifts focused on specific goals or needs Lounge services that focus on community inclusion, recreational opportunities, laundry facilities, food bank, light meal program, computer access, and other services that concentrate on meeting basic needs and developing peer relationships. Clinical Case Management services that coordinate all elements of the service.
Social Groups- i.e. Tuesday night group Theraputic Counselling Services Activity Groups- i.e. Fishing, Camping, Sporting events, and other recreational opportunities “Sals Place” Lounge
To support and facilitate independent living in the community.
To provide supports to assist individuals to live independently in the community with, safety, stability, and dignity. We develop person-centered plans and resources in consultation with the individual and those that participants of the program have identified as resource
Individuals can be referred for service by a Child and Family Services agency, one of the regional offices of Manitoba Family Services (Community Living Program, Special Needs Program, or Children's Special Services), or by Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (W.R.H.A.) Community Mental Health Services.
Referral packages can be sent to the attention of the Program Manager. Please include recent social, medical, family, and school/vocational information, plus a covering letter outlining the request for service.
SAL is a voluntary service
Families may call directly to request services to inquire about the service. As well, referrals are made by Winnipeg Child and Family Services, community agencies, doctors, teachers, counselors and former clients.
New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families
514 St. Mary Ave.Winnipeg MB R3C 0N6