Once KIN has received an application, we like to visit with the applicant during a tour of our facilities. Either the CLSD (Community Living Service Delivery) worker, or the parent/caregiver can phone to arrange for a tour. An Acceptance and Separation meeting will be held. The applicant and his support people are all encouraged to attend. A letter and package of information will be sent to successful applicants, along with a start date.
Staff make every effort to put each participant into an area best suited to them. After 6-8 weeks the participant has a review. The placement is assessed, and the participant is given opportunity to express their opinions of their work environment. Ongoing contact is had between home and KIN. If the participant is settling in well, a Person Centered Planning (PCP) meeting will be held within the first year. Every 2 years after that.
We provide a work environment for adults. No wages are given. An honorarium is givendepending on work placement that ranges from $10 – $100/month. Depending on the needs of the individual we can help them obtain work experience, work habits, and other skills to assist them in getting work outside of KIN. We provide a day program where people do meaningful work, and are able to make friends and be involved in social situations.