Within the Light Assembly program, individuals are encouraged to become involved in various contract work such as: paper recycle projects, confidential paper shredding, packaging, button badges and seasonal projects. The programming within the Light Assembly program are tailored to each individuals likes and capabilities, the staff are encouraged to use their existing skills to teach the participants new skills. The goal we strive to work towards is enhancement of quality of life through entertaining and educational skills.
Some of the contracts at the Light Assembly program include: Confidential Paper Pick up and Shredding, participants sort through paper that is picked up from a variety of businesses around Prince Albert as well as rural communities, paper is then shredded and made into bales. Wire stripping, participants remove outer cover to expose wire for re sale, wire is then divided into 3 categories and sold accordingly. Garbage clean up, participants clean yard weekly for the Material Recovery Facility in Prince Albert. Good Food Coop, our participants volunteer with the staffs help to assemble and fill pre ordered boxes with designated groceries. We usually fill from 100-200 boxes weekly. Pin back buttons, participants cut and assemble buttons for all kinds of events, eg. elections, reunions, winter festival, etc. Folding brochures and stuffing envelopes, participants help local businesses or agencies for advertising purposes.
Time is also spent in a variety of different programs such as: sewing, crocheting, anger management, basic amerind, native studies, geocaching, cooking and baking class, computer programs, wood working, art class, etc. The beginning of the day is spent by participants and staff taking part in an exercise class to get ready for the day, then groups are split off into different programs. The participants and staff are busy during the holidays making Christmas decorations to sell. They make a variety of Christmas wreaths, wooden sleighs, windows, etc, you can see the full list here.
Participants at KIN spend time in the community going to museums, SPCA, visiting nursing homes, visiting the police station and the fire department, taking walks and having picnics in the park, etc. Quality of life is key for KIN, we want everyone at KIN to have an inspiring and valuable life, KIN is very pleased to play a large in an individual’s life.
300 15th Avenue East,
Prince Albert, Sask. S6V 2N7
Phone: (306) 953-4120
Fax: (306) 763-4929
Director of Programs and Services
457 40th Street East,
Prince Albert, Sask. S6V 1L2
Phone: (306) 953-4129
Fax: (306) 953-4136