Call for proposals for original housing solutions

Posted by on March 17, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

2015 call for proposals
The Developmental Services Housing Task Force of the Ministry of Community and Social Services – the first ever cross-sector Task Force to tackle housing issues specifically for adults with developmental disabilities – is now welcoming proposals for original housing solutions.

Project eligibility – overview
To qualify for consideration, projects should:
• develop partnerships among individuals, families, community agencies, multiple levels of government and the private sector
• expand the range of options and choices available to adults with developmental disabilities beyond what is currently funded through the Ministry of Community and Social Services
• demonstrate ways to improve the existing developmental services system, including ways to reduce wait lists for housing and residential supports in a timely manner
• promote individualized approaches through inclusive, community-based supports

Selection process
Projects will be selected through a competitive process, which will include recommendations to the ministry based on a review from external experts as well as the Housing Task Force.

Submission deadline
Applicants should submit their completed proposal submission form no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 24, 2015.

Click here to view the full guidelines, and click here for the application.

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