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AiMHi Prince George Association for Community Living

Organization Details

Email: 
aimhi@aimhi.ca
Phone: 
(250) 564 - 6408
Fax: 
(250) 564 - 6801
AGM: 
June
Membership: 
Full
Union(s): 
BCGEU
Budget: 
0
Year founded: 
0
Total Membership: 
0
Organization Region: 
Northern BC

Community Services

Community Options: Teaches skill development and enhances leisure and recreational opportunities through participation in community oriented activities. This program assists individuals to develop skills that will enhance their independence and participation in a variety of activities.

Employment Options: This program supports people to find meaningful employment within the community they live in. We match job seeker’s skills, abilities and capabilities to the employment needs of local businesses.

Community Access: Provides people with recreational and social opportunities by assisting them to "get connected” in the Prince George community.

The Bistro: A place to eat, connect with each other, and access the internet -- open to the community. It’s a place where everyone can relax, meet friends for coffee, and enjoy themselves.

The Swap Shop: Donated articles are available, free of charge to people supported by AiMHi and their families. We accept public donations, which can be dropped off at AiMHi anytime during operating hours.

The Snoezelen Room: Provides a welcoming environment that gives children and adults with learning and developmental disabilities a multi-sensory experience.

Family & Children

Children’s Residence: Provides support and relief services for families of children who have a developmental, physical, or sensory disability, up to and including the age of 18. While staying in Children’s Residence, your child will have the opportunity to increase their independence, while making new friends.

Infant Development Program (IDP): Supports families who have children from birth to 3 years of age who are at risk for, or who may have a delay in development.

Family Support: Support and services are provided to families who require that little bit of extra help with raising their children at different stages in their lives. AiMHi will assist you in accessing the services you need in the community.

Supported living homes and home sharing: Home is where your heart is! Whatever support you may need, it should be provided in a house you call home -- a place where you can be as independent as possible, in a typical neighbourhood with people you enjoy spending time with.

Group Homes: An option for adults who have a developmental disability to live in typical neighbourhoods, find employment and join in various activities in their own community.

Kitchen Program: Training and support is provided to people to prepare them to cook in their own homes or work in the food industry. Paid employment is provided to anyone working in our kitchen program.

Life Skills: Training in a vast range of daily living skills for both children and adults.

Self Advocate Peer Advisor: Coordinates, supports and develops self-advocacy in the community and assists people with individual situations.

PG Self Advocate Caucus: AiMHi houses and supports the local self advocate caucus to provide a very important service within the Prince George community.

Snack Shop: The PG Caucus operates a snack shop within the main office of AiMHi to raise funds to assist to help self advocates in attending workshops and conferences.

Skill Building Library: Provides a wide variety of stimulating sturdy toys and materials for children and adults. Provides a place for parents, teachers, and other professionals to meet and exchange information, concerns, and interests. Open to the public. Funded through agency fundraising.

Supported Living: People who live usually with one roommate, receiving the support and/or service they desire and request

Cluster Housing: People living independently with support/service available in close proximity to your home.

 

Addresses

Organization Address: 
950 Kerry Street Prince George British Columbia Canada V2M 5A3
Board Members: 

President,  Rory Summers

Staff Members: 

Executive Director, Melinda Heidsma (melinda.heidsma@aimhi.ca)