Supports and Programs

Host Family Provider

Program Goals

To provide community accommodation services and supports to adults with a developmental disability that promotes social inclusion, individual choice, independence and rights.

Service Objectives:

  • To provide accommodation, care and supervision to adults with a developmental disability in host family residences.
  • To support the development of a personal Individual Support Plan (ISP) based on the principles of self-determination, social inclusion, citizenship and choice and to provide services that are reflective of this plan.

Service Description:

People Served

  • Services and supports are for persons who reside in Ontario, are at least 18 years of age and have a developmental disability as defined by the Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 2008.
  • Individuals served are placed by a service agency in a family residence to reside and receive care, support and supervision from the host family, in exchange for remuneration.
  • Individuals served are not members of the host family.

Individual Support Plan (ISP):

Each individual will have an Individual Support Plan (ISP) that is based on the assessed needs and preferences of the individual. The plan will identify the specific services/supports received by the individual, the expected outcomes and should be based on the principles of self-determination, social inclusion, citizenship and choice.

Program / Service Features:

Specific service provided:

  • Contracting with host families to provide accommodation and supports for activities of daily living;
  • Host family training and case management;
  • Screening and recruitment of families;
  • Inspection and compliance with requirements for host living;
  • Home visits, including unannounced visits;
  • Supports to develop, review and implement an Individual Support Plan (ISP);
  • Supports for maintaining personal relationships and family connections, as desired by the individual;
  • Promoting the health and safety of the individuals residing with host family.

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