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Mission Association for Community Living

Organization Details

(604) 826-9080
(604) 826-9611
Year founded: 
Total Membership: 
Organization Region: 
Lower Mainland & Upper Fraser Valley

Residential Services: Community housing is provided in a wide variety of options.  These services are designed to assist the individuals to achieve success in and satisfaction with community living and focus on home and community integration through engagement in da-today activities.  Community housing enhances the independence, dignity, personal choice, and privacy of the persons served.  Services include: staffed residential services, independent living, semi-independent living and home share.

Community Development Program: Offers one-to-one and small group community recreation and social opportunities for individuals living within the community.

Family and Child/Youth Support Services: Supports families and child/youth with special needs one to one including support for behavioral challenges, life skill development and promotion of social skill development.

Supported Child Development program: Provides support and resources to ensure that children who require extra support are able to participate in community childcare programs of their families choice.

Respite Services: Respite Services match adults and children with an approved, screened, caregiver for short-term respite care; up to a maximum number of days per year.

Bridge Training Services: Offers opportunities for further education, computer skills development and community access, with the goal to increase independence through pre-employment readiness.

Supported Employment: Provides opportunities for individuals to obtain real work for real pay.  Services include job development, jobsite training and job supports.

Sandcastle Preschool: Offers opportunities for learning through exploration and discovery; positive social opportunities through facilitated play. Learning opportunities are developmentally appropriate, challenging and rewarding.

Family Support: Support to families regarding problem-solving, planning, networking, training and support.


Organization Address: 
MACL 33345 - Second Avenue Mission, British Columbia Canada V2V 1K4
Board Members: 

President, Mike Taggart

Staff Members: 

Executive Director, Dawn Hein, dawn.hein@macl.bc.ca