Almaguin Highlands Community Living

Site: Sundridge

Description (Service) Programs include residential and community participation supports: 
* Two group homes in Powassan. 
* Supported Independent Living Program provides regular support to individuals living on their own  
* Community Work Experience provides employment supports and guidance including job training, job placement and assessment * individuals supported by Almaguin Highlands may be hired to do basic property maintenance such as grass cutting, raking and simple gardening, or snow shoveling 
* Living Skillsprovides assistance in the areas of personal management, social development, household management, basic academic skills, service and community awareness 
* Recreation and Leisure helps individuals access recreational and leisure opportunities  
* Family Support Services Program provides assistance to families with a child under age 18 who has intellectual disabilities * information on developmental delays, community resources, support counselling, government programs * referral to appropriate resources * assistance with applications and advocacy * financial assistance  
* Respite Program for adults and children 
* Family Home for adults 
* Transitions assists youth and young adults with an intellectual disability in transitioning from school to life and as adults in the community 
Funds for these services are available through “Passport” (Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services) * One of the services offered by Almaguin Highlands Community Living (AHCL) is Administration of Passport Funds, taking care of all paperwork and recouping directly from the Passport program * AHCL can aid in navigating these funds in two ways: Either by brokering services from outside qualified contract workers or by directly providing services through internal resources
Service Details
Hours Residences: Mon-Sun 24 hours * Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Callander ; Emsdale ; Magnetawan ; Parry Sound - East ; Powassan ; Sundridge ; Novar
Eligibility People with an intellectual disability * Psychological assessment is required
Application Adults must apply through Developmental Services Ontario, call 1-855-376-6376 or e-mail: * After psychological assessment is performed, application is completed and assessment conducted to determine level of support 
For children, contact office directly
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Sundridge
Address & Map
10416 Hwy. 124
Sundridge, ON P0A 1Z0
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Intersection Hwy 124 and Paget St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-384-5384
Toll Free Phone 1-888-293-2425
Fax 705-384-7695
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Primary Contact Val Peters, Admin Assistant; Phone: ext 21
Alternate Contact Linda Sarginson, Community & Staff Development Supervisor; Phone: ext 32; Email:
Primary Executive Tammy Raney, Director of Support Service; Phone: ext 34; Email:
Alternate Executive Kerry Carnevale, Executive Director; Phone: ext 22; Email:
Mailing Address PO Box 370 
Sundridge, ON P0A 1Z0