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Fort St. John
Friday, December 14, 2018
Tel: 250-787-7100
Email: contact@energeticcity.ca
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
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Fort St. John Association for Community Living looking for Home Share providers

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Association for Community Living is looking for Home Share providers in the community.

The Home Share program is where someone shares their home with a developmental disability.

The FSJACL is currently looking for a family or an individual who is interested in sharing their home and providing support for:

  • A young man in his late 20’s who has a developmental disability. He is very independent and can access the community on his own, but would benefit from a positive role model and someone to look out for his best interests. He is very easy going, has a great sense of humour and is currently employed
  • A very pleasant young lady in her late 20’s who has a developmental disability. She has a wonderful sense of humour, requires some assistance with personal care and has limited verbal communication
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The association says the position is contracted and will require an application process, home study, health and safety check along with training, a clear criminal record search and other applicable requirements.

The ideal person/family according to the association would be:

  • Willingness to welcome the person into their home as a contributing member of their household
  • Able to provide support for activities of daily living
  • Able to help facilitate opportunities for the person to be involved in the community

The person/family will be financially compensated.

For more information, contact Pat Taylor, Home Share Coordinator at (250) 787-9262 (extension 224) or pat.taylor@fsjacl.com.

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