How to Apply
CLBC provides supports for adults with developmental disabilities and adults who meet the criteria for the Personalized Supports Initiative (PSI).
The first step to apply for services is to contact a CLBC facilitator who can tell you about:
- Required documents
- Approved professionals who may complete the needed documents, assessments and make diagnoses.
Criteria for Eligibility
An adult has:
- significantly impaired intellectual functioning
- significantly impaired adaptive functioning
- these limitations must have started before age 18
Personalized Supports Initiative (PSI)
An adult who does not have a developmental disability but has:
- significant limitation in adaptive functioning AND EITHER
- a diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) OR
- a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (ASD is officially referred to as Pervasive Developmental Disorder)
For youth who are already accessing Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) supports, please contact your MCFD worker for assistance with transition.
Services to Adults with Developmental Disabilities (STADD)
STADD offers an integrated system of supports to meet the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. STADD helps individuals and families with the transition planning process to ensure that it is participant-centred and flexible. With help from a STADD navigator, making big decisions for the future can be much less stressful. Click here to learn more about STADD.
Start the application process by calling your local CLBC office.