consists of four six-month phases and a one-month orientation phase
- in total, a 25-month live-in residential community program which
is supervised 24/7. After each phase, you can continue or terminate
You must live in the Carmelina's
Home residence for the duration of the program and you will have
limited family contact initially.
You must comply with established
policies, rules and regulations.
Upon admittance, you will be assessed
and provided with a customized program based on your personal circumstances.
You will be assigned specific
daily life tasks, must manage your own personal hygiene and needs,
and participate in daily therapeutic program activities and group
therapy. Individual counselling is provided as needed, or is referred
to a family physician or psychiatrist.
You can explore learning
opportunities such as correspondence courses, courses at local
learning centres and, depending on your overall performance and
progress, employment opportunities during the last phase of the
Overall progress is evaluated
and assessed monthly. At the end of each phase, a decision is made
about progression to the next phase.
You must make a monthly financial
contribution to the program and a variety of options are available.
Financial support will never stand in the way of your access to