Adult Disability Services

 The Adult Disability Services branch has two areas of responsibility:

  • the program and policy development, financial management, and administration of programs and services for adults with a mental disability
  •  the strategic direction and continuous improvement of Community Living disABILITY Services (CLDS) including agency, service provider and stakeholder engagement

The Branch provides leadership and support to Division staff, external agencies and other service partners.  The Branch ensures that support services are delivered to meet the assessed needs of eligible participants, and that programs and services are continuously reviewed and strengthened to reflect the principles of equity, transparency and sustainability. 
 
Adult Disability Services interprets policy and legislation for government and non-government service providers, and develops and revises policies and programs as needed.  The Branch is also responsible for evaluating the programs and services it delivers.

The Branch has two related program areas:
  • Adult Disability Programs: responsible for the financial management and program and policy development for Community Living disABILITY Services and Residential Care Licensing 
  • Strategic Projects and Agency Relations: responsible for the strategic vision of CLDS, building and strengthening relations with agencies, service providers and other stakeholders, and implementation of the Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) assessment tool

For information on other programs and services for Manitobans with a Disability, please go to the Information for Manitobans with Disabilities fact sheets.