Explore our Services & Programs

We offer a wide range of dynamic and comprehensive programs and are committed to person-centered supports and advocacy that enhances people’s lives.

Values & Principles

Our Primary Focus

Throughout all programs and services is to create a healthy and vibrant culture that facilitates meaningful outcomes for the persons served.

The values and principles of inclusive community living.
Providing person centered services that respect the person’s choice and dignity.
Ensuring cultural diversity and lifestyle choices are recognized and incorporated when developing supports.
Empowering people to live the life they envision.
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Developing
natural supports, strengthening relationships and expanding social networks.
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Promoting
self-advocacy, independence and self-determination.
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Celebrating
successes and embracing innovation to improve existing supports.

Dedicated services for Adults, Children & Youth

Click an option to view our offered adult services and programs or children and youth programs and services.

Children & Youth

Programs & Services

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Adult

Programs & Services

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Home Share

Shared Living Caregivers

Where children & youth may go live with a family or a person in their home which then becomes their home as well.

Shared living is an option that provides safe, nurturing, community-based, living arrangements for children and youth. This service is provided through Contractors, who welcome a person into their home, offering a warm, inclusive environment and customized supports. Children/youth live in unique and varied family care arrangements such as sharing a house, apartment or living in a suite within the home. This model of support creates opportunities for natural relationships to develop and promotes full citizenship of the person through inclusion within their community. A caregiver may assist with life skills, meal preparation, personal care, relationship building and accessing community resources. The key to a successful, long-term arrangement is matching the child/youth and caregiver based on a variety of factors including, personality, lifestyle and interests.

Shared Living Care offers people the opportunity to choose their ideal caregivers and determine the lifestyle and environment that best suits their unique interests, support requirements and preferences.

What we look for in our Caregiver Contractors:

  •  Commitment to the values and principles of inclusive community living
  • Previous experience supporting a person with disabilities
  • Sincere desire to provide a stable, safe, comfortable and inclusive home
  • Good problem solving/communication skills and the ability to be flexible, adaptable, organized, and accepting

Candidates undergo a comprehensive screening process which includes reference and criminal record checks as well as an in-depth Safe Study.  Shared Living Caregiver care arrangements are monitored regularly and ongoing training and support is provided.  For more information, refer to the application linked below.

Please submit your completed application and/or inquiries to homeshare@pccri.com

Home Maker

Build a Home

Focus on what the child/youth would like to do and how they want to spend their time when being supported. This may mean spending time in the community or in their home with a member of our team.

This service stream focuses on building connections with family and the community in which a child/youth lives. These services are determined by the child/youth and their family, based on their identified goals and preferences.

These services provide opportunities for participation in a variety of community experiences such as:

  • Leisure or recreational activities
  • Spiritual & cultural activities
  • Pre-vocational & vocational pursuits
  • Volunteerism in the community
  • Education and training
  • Development of life skills
  • Health and wellness education and promotion
  • Orientation, mobility, and destination training
  • Access and utilization of public transportation
Community Inclusion

Get involved within your community

Focuses on supporting people in building connections with their community in which they live. These services are determined by the person based on their wants and needs.

Community Inclusion is intended to assist people to optimise their personal, social, employment and, volunteer opportunities within the community. These services are determined by the person, based on their identified goals and preferences.

Supports may be structured, centre-based and include a group of participants. Alternately, the program may be more informal with one to one support and based out of the person’s home or a specific location within the community.

These services provide opportunities for participation in a variety of community experiences such as:

  • Leisure or recreational activities
  • Spiritual & cultural activities
  • Pre-vocational & vocational pursuits
  • Volunteerism in the community
  • Education and training
  • Development of life skills
  • Health and wellness education and promotion
  • Orientation, mobility, and destination training
  • Access and utilization of public transportation
Staffed Homes

Specialised Homes/Support Services

Provides a safe, loving, nurturing home for a child/youth to live in. They will have a team of people there to support them 24-7. Their family and important people in their life will continue to be engaged and involved in all their care.

Pacific Coast Children’s operated a number of Specialized Long-Term Care programs that provide a safe, loving, and nurturing environment for children/youth that requires intense supervision and support. These services are provided to children and youth with needs requiring a 24-hour staffed and specialized environment. 

These homes are selected and custom built based soley on the needs of the child/youth to ensure they are connected with their family and community.  These services are culturally safe, trauma-informed, and developmentally appropriate.  Through our services, children/youth are able to develop healthy attachments with a stable team of highly skilled child and youth workers who are equipped to meet each child's unique day to day needs as well as support their continued growth, development and wellness. Specialized Long-Term Care also promotes attachment, emotional ties, and belonging by providing an environment where a child/youth’s family, extended family, and community are welcome and engaged in their ongoing care.

Respite

Support Family Functioning and enhance overall well-being

This is a home where the child/youth may go for a short period of time or a weekend to have fun and spend some time with their support team.

PCCR’s Respite services are developed to support family functioning and enhance overall well-being by providing that break, while at same time seamlessly maintaining a child/youth’s important routines and supports.  PCCR’s children/youth respite services are person-centered, culturally safe, developmentally appropriate, structured and provided in a warm environment, with qualified caregivers who can meet the unique day to day needs of the child/youth.

Home Share

Shared Living Caregivers

The service is provided through Contractors, who welcome a person into their home, offering a warm, inclusive environment and customised support.

Home Sharing is a home option that provides safe, nurturing, community-based, shared living arrangements for adults with disabilities. The service is provided through Contractors, who welcome a person into their home, offering a warm, inclusive environment and customised supports. Supported persons live in unique and varied family care arrangements such as sharing a house, apartment or living in a suite within the home. This model of support creates opportunities for natural relationships to develop and promotes full citizenship of the person through inclusion within their community. A Home Share Provider may assist with life skills, meal preparation, personal care, relationship building and accessing community resources. The key to a successful, long-term arrangement is matching the person and Home Share Providers based on a variety of factors including, personality, lifestyle and interests.

Home Sharing offers people the opportunity to choose their ideal caregivers and determine the lifestyle and environment that best suits their unique interests, support requirements and preferences.

What we look for in our Home Sharing Contractors:

  • Commitment to the values and principles of inclusive community living
  • Previous experience supporting a person with disabilities
  • Sincere desire to provide a stable, safe, comfortable and inclusive home
  • Good problem solving/communication skills and the ability to be flexible, adaptable, organized, and accepting

 

Candidates undergo a comprehensive screening process which includes reference and criminal record checks as well as an in-depth home study. Home share arrangements are monitored regularly and ongoing training and support is provided.  For more information, refer to our Home Share Provider Handbook.

Please submit your completed application and/or inquiries to homeshare@pccri.com

Apply For Home Share Today
Community Inclusion

Get involved within your community

Focuses on supporting people in building connections with their community in which they live. These services are determined by the person based on their wants and needs.

Community Inclusion is intended to assist people to optimise their personal, social, employment, and, volunteer opportunities within the community. These services are determined by the person, based on their identified goals and preferences.

Supports may be structured, centre-based and include a group of participants. Alternately, the program may be more informal with one-to-one support and based out of the person’s home or a specific location within the community.

These services provide opportunities for participation in a variety of community experiences such as:

  • Leisure or recreational activities
  • Spiritual & cultural activities
  • Pre-vocational & vocational pursuits
  • Volunteerism in the community
  • Education and training
  • Development of life skills
  • Health and wellness education and promotion
  • Orientation, mobility, and destination training
  • Access and utilization of public transportation
Community Outreach

Supported Independent Living

Flexible support for people who live or want to live independently in their community that require some support in meeting their goals and aspirations.

Supported independent living bridges the gap for people who require peripheral supports, but otherwise have the desire and ability to live on their own in the community.

Support may include assistance with budgeting, grocery shopping, banking, nutritious meal planning, cooking, health care appointments and maintaining a safe and clean home environment. Scheduled hours of support are flexible and determined by the needs of the individual.

Staffed Homes

Specialised Homes/Support Services

Provides people a safe and nurturing home to live in within their community. Person guided supports are provided around the clock to ensure the person’s health and wellness.

PCCR operates staffed homes throughout the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and the Okanagan. These well maintained and attractive residences are located in established neighbourhoods within the community. Twenty-four hour support is provided by a rotating staff of dedicated, caring and qualified team members. Employee training and education includes; First Aid/CPR, MANDT (Pro-active, relationship based behavioural support), Food Safe, medication administration, personal care guidelines and emergency preparedness.

Supported persons engage in a Person Centered Planning process which identifies their goals and preferences. This information is used in developing individualized supports, activities and daily living opportunities at home and in the community.

Employment Services

Inclusive Workplaces and Communities

Supports that guides people through the process of getting work-ready, finding a job that meets their goals and maintaining employment.

Employment Mission Statement

To create inclusive workplaces and communities by offering a range of employment opportunities from its community-based locations.

Guiding principles 

Pacific Coast Community Resources ensures that the guiding principles of the Canadian Association for Supported Employment are followed:

  • Choice and Control
  • Paid Employment
  • Partnership
  • Full Inclusion

Types of Employment Supports

Pacific Coast’s Employment Staff assist people to secure employment that is specific to their wishes and/or needs:

  • Supported Employment
  • Customized Employment
  • Self-Employment
  • Social Enterprise
  • Individualized
Supported Person and Family Wellness

Support Family Functioning and enhance overall well-being

Supported person and family wellness is a flexible support service for persons, their families and support networks that promote their well-being

Supported Person and Family Wellness Supports provide opportunities for both supported persons, families and their primary caregiver or supporter to have short breaks from their responsibilities and to strengthen their personal skills and capabilities. These short breaks promote stability, reduce stress, and promote supported person and families’ resilience.

L.I.F.E. Services

Combined Support

A service focused on combining support for people who are interested in employment, building relationships with their communities, and developing skills through life-long learning.

L.I.F.E. stands for: Learning, Inclusion, Friendship and Employment.

If your interested and want to learn more, Please check out the CLBC Website for more information on L.I.F.E. Services!

https://www.communitylivingbc.ca/for-service-providers/service-providers-documents/l-i-f-e-based-service-information/

We are Hiring for L.I.F.E. Services!  If you're interested, please check out our Careers Page!

https://pccri.com/careers/

Home Maker

Build a Home

Homemaker services are geared towards supporting families in maintaining their home environment. Support offered may include homemaking or household management.

Learning

Custom learning and skill development services

Learning services are supports that aim to help people learn and explore skills to engage in their community

People are supported in learning, developing skills, confidence and independence to live the life they want. . Learning supports are customized to each persons goals. Examples of areas of learning are, cooking, building friendships, budgeting, or taking transit.

These support services can be provided in a 1:1 or group setting.

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