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Wellness Integrated Support Homes

Wellness Integrated Support Homes (WISH) is a long-term supportive housing program for adults experiencing addiction and mental health issues.

Offers living spaces for adults who need 24 / 7 access to help with daily activities.

Services include:

  • help with daily activities, home making, and medicines
  • monitoring health
  • access to recreation activities
  • scheduling professional services

Living spaces are usually small group homes where 5 to 8 people live together and get support from a Health Care Aid. Residents have private bedrooms and share all other common areas of the home. Basic bedroom furnishings are provided.

Each resident has a Case Manager who assesses health care needs on an ongoing basis, co-ordinates and schedule access to health care services.

Contact Details

Alberta Hospital Edmonton

Location Info
9 Building
Address
17480 Fort Road
Edmonton, Alberta
T5Y 6A8
Telephone
780-735-4990
Getting There

Parking and public transportation

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
health care aides (HCAs), occupational therapists (OTs), recreation therapists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Eligibility

Service is provided to adults with addictions and mental health concerns who are living in conracted personal care homes and require additional supports to live successfully in the community.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Acces is usually through a professional referral, however self referrals can be accepted.

If the referrer doesn't have access to this the Addiction and Mental Health Housing Flow Team can be contacted on 780 735 4490 to provide assistance


Wait Times

Waitlists vary depending on the availability of vacancies in contracted personal care homes.

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Fees

There is a monthly accommodation fee for room and board and people also need to pay for their personal expenses (e.g., clothing, entertainment, transportation, medicines).


Service Languages
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Also Known As
Acronym
WISH