Leaside Place

Mission

At Leaside Place we want to provide a specialized and flexible environment that would assist individuals with mental health and substance use disorders in achieving their optimal level of independence. Our goal is to empower our clients with a feeling of self-control and focus their purpose toward a satisfying life and we believe that quality of life, respect, freedom and dignity are critical areas of consideration in achieving this goal for each client we serve.

Facility

Leaside Place, a group home, is located in Vancouver, BC. It has 7 large, private bedrooms, 5 full washrooms, a common living and dining room areas. A group recreational center, computer and internet facilities are accessible. Also, a dedicated seven-passenger minivan for individual and group outings is available. Our home is within easy access of public transit, community centers, schools, parks, banks, restaurants, malls, cinemas and other amenities.

Leaside Place offers to clients intensive residential and rehabilitative community program, 24- hour supervision and continuous professional care relative to housing, and personal assistance so that they can live independently, even as they require regular help with their daily activities. Our housing services are directed towards meeting the very specific needs of adults diagnosed with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder. Our home offers an ideal setting for rehabilitation and recovery.

Programs and Services Offered

  • Communication Training, Time Management, Behavior and Social Skills
  • Comprehensive Nursing Program, Medical and Physical Management
  • Individualized Mental Health Screening and Assessment
  • Rehabilitation Goal Setting, Basic Support (access to activities)
  • Rehabilitation Readiness Assessment (exploration of service options, building confidence)
  • Rehabilitation processes (assistance with goal achievement), ongoing support, referral to other services and advocacy
  • Occupational, Speech and Physiotherapy
  • Activities of Daily Living, Personal Organization, Skill Development, Coaching and Mentoring such as home management, Community Living, Interpersonal Relationships, Illness and Self Management
  • Community Participation
  • Therapeutic Art and Recreational Therapy
  • Volunteer Programs, Leisure, Vocational and Educational Pursuits
  • Computer Skills / Cognitive Exercises, Memory Development
  • Cooking, Gardening, Outing, Orientation to the Community
  • Group Therapies

Admission Criteria

We welcome referrals of clients with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders. Recent medical and psychological reports must be made available upon referral.

Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission:

  • 19 years of age or older – male or female
  • Medically stable, Physically mobile
  • Has potential for progressive rehabilitation
  • Demonstrate commitment
  • Has access to funding

For more information or to arrange a visit, contact us today.